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Jack Said (2009)

Jack is an undercover cop infiltrating a criminal gang. Things go pear-shaped when Jack's chancer pal does a runner with a box belonging to the boss and ends up in a perilous situation which threatens to explode into disaster.

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Jack is an undercover cop infiltrating a criminal gang. Things go pear-shaped when Jack's chancer pal does a runner with a box belonging to the boss and ends up in a perilous situation which threatens to explode into disaster.

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£650,000 (estimated)
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Based on the graphic novel Jack Said - a prequel leading up to the beginning of the Jack Says feature film. The graphic novel writer Paul Tanter adapted the story and scripted the film. See more »

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In the scene when Nathan is persuading Jack to take his sister Erin to the Opera, in Nathan's left hand is a cigarette but when it immediately cuts to a different camera angle the cigarette is no longer there. See more »

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Follows Jack Says (2008) See more »

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Written by John Harvey (as John J. Harvey)
Performed by John Harvey (as John J. Harvey)
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Prequel with references to the original
16 July 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Interesting that those reviewing this negatively seem completely unaware of the original and that any confusion only arises from not knowing this and not having seen the original.

As for unbelievable characters...well that's a first isn't it. No movie has ever had characters that one doesn't come across in real life. (/sarcasm)

I'm not sure it was worth a prequel, although a couple of things from the original were explained so it had its uses, not least seeing the relationship with Erin and having a better understanding of her reaction when 'Peanut' re-entered her life in the first one.

Altogether, not a bad follow up to the original.

I'm keen to see what the third one offers.


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