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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kellie Shirley ...
Duncan Clyde ...
Jean (Bobby's Mum)
Big Guy
Sheraiah Larcher ...
Dynamo ...
The Dealer
Maria Papas ...
Melody Woodhead ...
Mirrell's Friend


The Grind is a modern urban drama, set in world of sex, drug dealers, dance nightclubs and loan sharks... See full synopsis »

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23 March 2012 (UK)  »

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£100,000 (estimated)

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16 April 2012 | by (TQ) – See all my reviews

Brit gangster movies can be enjoyable, but this one was simply too tedious and confusing for me. I really wanted to like it. Closer editing would have condensed the story into a crisper 30 minute presentation. The production team was obviously going for gritty street realism, and it showed. It is truly regrettable that I have to produce ten lines of text for this review to be posted, but here goes. The characters were one-dimensional; "Dave" did not come across with the gravitas one seeks in a cinematic villain; Bobby was not tragically flawed, merely tragic; the soundtrack was even more grating than Dave's tire iron; viewers will struggle to differentiate major, minor, and other characters. Would I be spoiling if I recommended that readers not invest any wealth, interest, emotion, or time into this movie? I give it a 5 because I still can't figure out what happened, and that which did happen might have been good to other viewers. Or maybe not.

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