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Legacy -- After a botched mission, Black Ops operative Malcolm Gray is torn between retribution and personal salvation as he mentally unravels.
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Release Date:
11 March 2011 (UK) See more »
An AWOL Black Ops soldier mentally unravels when holed up in a Brooklyn motel room. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
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Idris Elba ... Malcolm Gray

William Hope ... Mark Star

Monique Gabriela Curnen ... Valentina Gray

Richard Brake ... Scott O'Keefe

Clarke Peters ... Ola Adenuga

Julian Wadham ... Gregor Salenko

Gerald Kyd ... Gustavo Helguerra

Mem Ferda ... Andriy

Niall Greig Fulton ... Vladimir
John Kazek ... Dimitri

Annette Badland ... Stephanie Gumpel

Lara Pulver ... Diane Shaw

Eamonn Walker ... Darnell Gray Jnr

Joe Holt ... Ronny Tarbuck

Deobia Oparei ... Roy Cloglam

Juliet Howland ... Anne

Christina Chong ... Jane

Michael Alspaugh ... Carl
Michael Callaghan ... Mikhail

Finlay Harris ... Darnell's supporter
Adam Smith ... Rescue Worker
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Calum Cormack ... Backer (uncredited)

Directed by
Thomas Ikimi 
Writing credits
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Produced by
Idris Elba .... executive producer
Thomas Ikimi .... producer
Jessica Levick .... associate producer
Michael Olsen .... executive producer
Arabella Page Croft .... producer
Kieran Parker .... producer
Original Music by
Mark Kilian 
Cinematography by
Jonathan Harvey 
Film Editing by
Richard Graham 
Thomas Ikimi 
Casting by
Anna Kennedy 
Production Design by
Gordon Rogers 
Art Direction by
Andy Drummond 
Costume Design by
Harriet Edmonds 
Makeup Department
Jessica Cruickshank .... assistant makeup artist
Maxine Dallas .... makeup artist
Niamh Morrison .... make-up and hair designer
Niamh Morrison .... prosthetics effects
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marissa Carrera .... second assistant director
Jonathan Farmer .... first assistant director
Alison Wallace .... third assistant director
Art Department
Philip Barratt .... graphic artist
Philip Barratt .... graphics
David Macleod .... stand-by props assistant
Eona McCallum .... stand-by art director
Brian McGraw .... stand-by props
Andy Neilson .... property master
Shona Paton .... production buyer
Lynsey Sinnamon .... lead scenic artist
Sound Department
Ruth Adelman .... adr editor
Iain Anderson .... foley mixer
Tom Griffiths .... sound effects editor
Kahl Henderson .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul Longstaffe .... dialogue editor
Micheal MacKinnon .... foley artist
Alastair Mason .... production sound mixer
Kian McClure .... boom operator
Carter Ferguson .... fight director
Leon Lee .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Eve Carreño .... second assistant camera
Ian Forbes .... lighting assistant
Tommy Hankinson .... lighting assistant
David Hutchison .... camera assistant
Vlad Martins .... digital imaging technician
Mark Morley .... grip
Ross Pearson .... stand-by rigger
Mike Scott .... Steadicam / camera operator
Jason Wingrove .... focus puller
Lee Wooster .... gaffer
Casting Department
Ellie Collyer-Bristow .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
April Gilchrist .... costume assistant
Michael Weldon .... costume assistant
Music Department
Matthew Janszen .... assistant to composer
Matt Shelton .... music editor
Transportation Department
Charlie Stuart .... driver
Other crew
Marie Byrne .... assistant to director
Michael Callaghan .... development executive
Joe Gibson .... still photgrapher
Lindsay Goodall .... production coordinator
Glynn Henderson .... safety consultant
David Johnstone .... insurance: Media Insurance Brokers
Dolina Macfarlane .... continuity
John Mazyck .... title designer: main titles
Alex McKay .... floor runner
Stephen McShane .... production assistant
Pete Murphy .... location manager
John O'Neill .... production accountant
Scott Rodgers .... armorer
Liam Shaw .... floor runner
Dan Moss .... work experience runner (uncredited)

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Rated R for strong brutal violence including some torture and pervasive language
93 min
Germany:16 | USA:R (certificate #46400)

Did You Know?

Writer/Director/Producer Thomas Ikimi returned to his homeland Nigeria to raise the funding for the film when no funding could be secured in the UK or US. In the end, Thomas raised the entire production and post production budget in Nigeria. Thomas has dual nationality, Nigerian and British.See more »


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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Yawn...!, 27 March 2011
Author: dv82 from United States

So much (in my humble opinion undeserved) praise for this flick. One reviewer even had the audacity to compare it to Hitchcock. Really? Get a grip on reality! What an insult to Hitch and his incredible body of work! Whoever had the glorious idea of classifying this movie as a thriller would be well advised to invest a few bucks in a decent dictionary.

The story is for the most part simply boring and trots along with all the excitement of watching paint dry. I just couldn't wait for it to end. There go 93 minutes of my life I'll never get back, I thought throughout watching this production.

Once in a while the budget of a film - $500,000 in this case - seems to have a direct connection to the quality of the finished product. To make a long story short, I've seen more impressive performances in school plays...

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Budget of 500K? Is that true? yanosaldron
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