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Cherrybomb (2009)

 |  Drama, Thriller  |  23 April 2010 (UK)
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Three teenagers go on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars that quickly spins beyond their control.

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Cherry Bomb follows teenagers Luke, Malachy, and Michelle as they embark on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars. But what starts out as a game turns deadly serious when the three discover that they can't get off the wild ride they've set in motion. Written by Anonymous

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Two guys.One girl.Game on.

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Rupert Grint reportedly found shooting Malachy's nude sex scene embarrassing - though not as much as watching the scene with his parents on a preview DVD. See more »

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Luke: [In response to Malachy's steamy afternoon at Michelle's house] So come on man paint me the picture here what's she like, is she dirty? I bet she's dirty, is she dirty?
Malachy: Man I can't do that, no kiss and tell.
Luke: Come on man I tell you everything. I told you the time Kelly Shiels stuck the finger up my arse.
Malachy: Yes and I did not wish to know that.
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GOODBYE FRIEND
Written by Daniel Todd
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More than that
8 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

Cherrybomb is a song title and funnily enough, I just watched the movie Runaways before I watched this one. The song also features in short scene in this movie. And the movie has some raw power to it, as the song (and the group that sang it) has! But the movie is more than that. It is also more than the beginning suggests.

While you might not entirely relate to the characters, you hopefully still will feel for them. The performances are more than stellar and everyone of the characters has his/her flaws. It's not a perfect movie, but it has some strong points and is made with passion (the actors and the crew involved), which is apparent on screen.


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