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Dead Man Running (2009)

 -  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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Frankie
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Jarvis
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Sol
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Nick
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Tommy
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Tiffany's Client
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Motorcycle Policeman (as Viv Weatherall)
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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

When Nick and Bing are stopped by police on the M6 motorway the officer tells Nick he was doing 92 in a 70 zone. London taxis are speed limited to 70mph. Furthermore British police do not patrol motorways on motorcycles because it is too dangerous. See more »


Soundtracks

Apache
Performed by Michael Viner's Incredible Bongo Band
Music by Jerry Lorden (as Jerry Lordan) (c) 1959
Published by Emi Music Publishing Ltd, Francis Day & Hunter Ltd
Licensed from Mr Bongo Worldwide Limited & New Millenium Ent
Taken from the Incredible Bongo Band album on Mr Bongo MRBCD/LP 43
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How on earth do Dyer and Hassan keep working???
12 March 2010 | by (canterbury, england) – See all my reviews

Certain people like to stand outside McDonalds rather than go to school that's how!

Again these two appear in a derivative quick to forget bargain bin British gangster movie with all the cock-er-ney geezer charm of Guy Ritchies Bowel movements, hell they even throw in the lesser supporting cast of Snatch, a far far superior movie. Gangster Rapper 50p must have had a spare 10 minutes while in London during a promo tour because he's a barely written cameo (who could have livened the film up in a beefier role) and the two strongest actors in the movie, Brenda Blethyn and Phil Davis just seem lost in their own embarrassment wondering what there agents where playing at.

The involvement of English Premiership footballers as executive producers would suggest the film was a plaything and an outlet for their rather substantial weekly wage and it's their money that probably paid for the clearance of an actually rather good soundtrack.

Leave this movie well alone unless you like tucking socks into trackie bottoms, listen to music on buses using a mobile and have many friends with Asbo's and trophy dogs, for the rest of us there's a bit of damp paint on the wall over there, it'll be dry soon.

3/10 for the soundtrack alone


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