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Real Time (2008)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 2008 (Canada)
A gripping thriller about a hit man who gives a down-and-out compulsive gambler just one last hour to live.

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A gripping thriller about a hit man who gives a down-and-out compulsive gambler just one last hour to live.

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Real Time is a comedic drama about a compulsive gambler given one hour to live by the man hired to kill him.

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Rated R for pervasive language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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As stated in the title, this film takes place in real time. See more »

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Reuban: You want to talk about bad luck? Fucking up your life, making stupid bets, stupid decisions... that's not bad luck, that's just stupid.
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18 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

not a movie for people who want to see special effects and visual wonderment! this is a movie for people that seek actors acting with a great script and dialog! don't expect fancy camera work but do expect to see two capable actors in demanding roles.

when i first started this movie i was very put off by the antics of Baruchel and the weird mystery of Quaid. for sure i thought this was a down hill flick - i was very wrong. the deeper you get into the plot the more involved one becomes with the young boy and his one and one-half hours before meeting his fate.

as other reviewers noted the accent of the Quaid character seems completely unnecessary and pointless. but after some thought maybe the accent is the key to the relationship between Andy and Reuben. it created a gap, a chasm, that must be there for Reuben to be believable as a man who is only nice to Andy to achieve his appointed mission.

the sudden twist in the story did not come as a surprise but the realizing of it and the happening of it are almost simultaneous.

catch this flick - it's something to remember!


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