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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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Thigo
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Herself - Featured Burlesque Performer
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Frankie
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Bing
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Mother
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Jarvis
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Johnny Sands
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Sol
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Nick
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Smudger
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Tommy
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Tiffany's Client
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Big Man
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Football Commentator
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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

Breath
Performed by The Prodigy
Written by Liam Howlett (as Howlett) / Keith Flint (as Flont) / Maxim Reality (as Maxim)
Published by EMI / Virgin Music Publishing, EMI Music Universal / MCA Music
Licensed Courtesy of XL Recordings Ltd
(P) 1997 XL Recordings Limited
ISRC No: GB-BKS-97-00074
Also available on the album 'Their Law The Singles 1990-2005' XLCD 190
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7 March 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Well I enjoyed it. It was just good fun and made me smile several times. I'm unfamiliar with the two leads so I'm not fed up of them. Brenda Blethyn was terrific as usual.

The soundtrack was quite good too and I enjoyed the contrast when the classical piece took over.

Not sure the 'kill' would have been so clean with a sawn off shotgun. I thought they made a bigger mess than that.

"This movie even has big football movie connections it was funded by non other than Rio Ferdinand...that's right I said that huge football star Rio ferdanando..or something like that." He's England Captain and plays for One of the World's Biggest clubs. I think that qualifies as pretty big.


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