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44 Inch Chest (2009)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  15 January 2010 (UK)
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A jealous husband and his friends plot the kidnapping of his wife's lover with the intention of restoring his wounded ego.

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Colin is in agony, shattered by his wife's infidelity. However, he has friends who do more than stand by -- they kidnap the wife's French lover and hold him prisoner so that Colin can restore his manhood with revenge. A kangaroo court takes place and as the situation escalates Loverboy's life hangs in the balance as Colin wrestles with revenge, remorse, grief and self pity, all the while egged on by his motley crew of friends who just want him to get on with it so they can get down the pub. Written by Anonymous

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The Measure of Revenge

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Rated R for pervasive strong language including sexual references, and some violence | See all certifications »

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£152,171 (UK) (15 January 2010)

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£152,171 (UK) (15 January 2010)
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give me story over action anyday
2 July 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i really love this film and would say its rays best without doubt,this isn't a gangster film ,this isn't an action film,its a story and not just a story ,its a story that seems real.the script is top notch ,the direction is world class, the acting perfect.john hurts character is now one of my fav all time characters in any film and his profomance lives up to the character.

i really hate how movies these days are about non stop action and no story yet people love them,the days of real acting is gone,classic films are not watched anymore,the days of the proformance making a film are over,well this gem has taken me back to the golden age.

this should win awards


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