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Dead Man Running (2009)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  30 October 2009 (UK)
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A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash ... See full summary »

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A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash before it's too late for them both. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for some drug and sexual content, violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »
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30 October 2009 (UK)  »

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24 Horas Para Viver  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£198,442 (UK) (30 October 2009)

Gross:

£410,250 (UK) (6 November 2009)
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Goofs

Nick only just makes the train from Manchester to London before it leaves, but the man following him is already on the train waiting for him. There was no way for the man to know Nick would get that exact train beforehand, and in fact he very nearly did miss it. See more »

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Featured in Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.29 (2009) See more »

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Gun Session
Performed by Vybz Kartel
Written by A Palmer / S Anderson
Produced by Shaheen "DJ Obsession" Peterson & Jon "FX" Crawford for Obsessed Effects Productions
Published bu Greensleeves Publishing Ltd / Copyright Control
Courtesy of Greensleeves Records Ltd
(P) 2006 (c) 2006 VP Music Group
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Poor man's Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels
19 June 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I recently viewed Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels, and thought it was a cinematic masterpiece. I watched Dead Man Running yesterday, when I saw that the two had a similar plot line. I wasn't expecting Dead Man Running to be as good of a movie as Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels, but I also wasn't expecting it to be almost as bad of a movie as Dave Eddy's Pocket Ninjas. The dialogue is rather lame, the twist is cliché and expected, and everything feels hand-me- down and second hand. Brenda Blethyn had a beautiful performance as Tammer Hassan's mother, which although was superb, didn't quite make up for 50 Cent's less than acceptable acting. Dead Man Running and Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels have the same situation with me as Corner Gas and Dan For Mayor. The Corner Gas/Dan For Mayor conundrum means that I enjoyed Corner Gas, but don't enjoy Dan For Mayor, although I want to. Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels is hands-down one of my all-time favourite movies, and Dead Man Running is hands-down one of my all-time least favourite movies. I really want to like Dead Man Running, but the dialogue, second-hand feeling, and clichés didn't do it for me. I give Dead Man Running a three of of ten.


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