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Shoot on Sight (2007)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  22 August 2008 (UK)
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A Lahore-born London Police Commander deals with personal issues and investigates the shooting death of a fellow-Muslim.

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Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of Scotland Yard. On the other hand, Tariq - a British citizen is himself a suspect in the eyes of his boss, despite his long service in the Scotland Yard. Written by Anonymous

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Is it a crime to be a Muslim?

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »

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22 August 2008 (UK)  »

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Atirar a Matar  »

Box Office

Budget:

£3,950,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£61,533 (UK) (22 August 2008)

Gross:

£61,533 (UK) (22 August 2008)
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Wasted opportunity
25 January 2010 | by (Minneapolis, USA) – See all my reviews

We live in strange and turbulent times. The rise of terrorism in the Western world changed our lives forever. Needless to say, movie that tries to tackle this extremely complex topic is more than welcome. Sadly, " Shoot on Sight" is a wasted opportunity.The creators, apparently were'nt sure what they wanted to say.We get the usual clichés about racism and Islam, but no courage or even clear message. The movie was made very cheaply, which isn't necessarily a problem, but the shabby look, unclear artistic vision, and confusing and illogical plot made this film nothing more than average Sunday night thriller. Pity, it had way more potential.


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