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Easy Money (2010)

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When JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life, his fate becomes tied to two other men: Jorge, a fugitive on the run from both the Serbian mafia and the police, and mafia enforcer Mrado, who is on the hunt for Jorge.

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When JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life, his fate becomes tied to two other men: Jorge, a fugitive on the run from both the Serbian mafia and the police, and mafia enforcer Mrado, who is on the hunt for Jorge.

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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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15 January 2010 (Sweden)  »

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Easy Money  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$24,684 (USA) (13 July 2012)

Gross:

$188,870 (USA) (7 September 2012)
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Dragomir Mrsic is not a trained actor, but is actually a former bank robber. See more »

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Before the scene where Mrado is assaulting Jorge in the woods, JW is seen walking past Mrado's car. When he walks past the car you can clearly see the camera-team visible for a short second. See more »

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17 January 2010 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Had big doubts when I came. Had less doubts when I left and they were of another kind. But, big surprise, Swedish film industry has produced a gangster thriller which is on international level, although not the highest.

The business school student here is too fascinated by suburban immigrant mobster life. And he wants the money involved, so he gets into the racket. He's a solitaire in that kind of life, which of course (what did you expect?) is told in a cliché way, but the people you meet aren't just monsters, running the evil machine or being part of it. They are somewhat believable and so is the gloomy mood in this environment.

What happens is rather foreseeable, but it's anyway a quite intelligent movie about crime and criminals. It could have been much much worse.


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