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Perrier's Bounty (2009)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  26 March 2010 (Ireland)
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A gangster named Perrier looks to exact his revenge on a trio of fugitives responsible for the accidental death of one of his cronies.

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Voice of The Reaper (voice)
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Michael McCrea
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Ivan
Don Wycherley ...
Orlando
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Brenda
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Jerome
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Russ
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Clifford
Pat McCabe ...
Mulligan (as Patrick McCabe)
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Clamper
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Lar - clamper 2
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Jim McCrea
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Shamie
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Catherine
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Michael is a perpetual waster. He owes money to Perrier, a local thug. When two enforcers demand payment by nightfall, Michael does a burglary with two others but won't be paid till morning. All he has to do is stay away from the thugs until he can get the money then give it to Perrier. But the lads catch Michael and start to deliver a beating, but Brenda, Michael's suicidal neighbor, shoots one. Now they must run for their lives, accompanied by Jim, Michael's estranged father who claims to be dying and has come to reconcile with his son. Will any of the trio see the sun rise? And can Michael become enlightened, become a better man? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Blood is thicker than water. Nothing is thicker than thieves.


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Rated R for violence, pervasive language, some drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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£107,652 (UK) (26 March 2010)

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$828 (USA) (21 May 2010)
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Although set in and around Dublin, most of the film was shot in London because it was cheaper. See more »

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Despite being set in Dublin, an ad for a UK store which does not trade in the Republic of Ireland can clearly be seen in the background of one scene. See more »

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[first lines]
Voice of The Reaper: The ocean, huh? Never fails to provoke a person to musing on philosophical shit. Heavy shit, like life and death, and fate, and all that bewildering shit. The fuckin' universe. The individual's seeming insignificant in it. But are we insignificant? I mean take, for example, this individual. Wears the name of Michael McCrea. Last night he imbibed to beat the band. And today he's paying the seedy price. It's evening. He's having himself a little siesta, yeah? Little catnap. Now relax...
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They have a bone to pick with you on behalf of their fallen comrades: Achilles and Apollo.
16 March 2013 | by (Leesburg, FL) – See all my reviews

If you enjoyed Snatch or In Bruges, then you will find this trip just as satisfying.

Michael (Cillian Murphy) owes a small debt to Perrier (Brendan Gleeson), a Dublin crime lord. After Perrier's enforcers come calling, and things go awry, Michael, his father (Jim Broadbent), and his downstairs neighbor, Brenda (Jodie Whittaker), go on the lam.

In the process of saving their lives they mix with the local police, Brenda's ex, a coke dealer, some teenage car thieves, a farm woman with an active imagination and a group of mean-dog fanciers.

Lots of bodies fall by the wayside, and the hoodlums get their just desserts in the most imaginative way.


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