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Filth (I) (2013)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  24 April 2014 (USA)
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A corrupt cop manipulates and hallucinates his way through a bid to secure a promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

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Scheming Bruce Robertson (James McAvoy), a bigoted and corrupt policeman, is in line for a promotion and will stop at nothing to get what he wants. Enlisted to solve a brutal murder and threatened by the aspirations of his colleagues, including Ray Lennox (Jamie Bell), Bruce sets about ensuring their ruin, right under the nose of unwitting Chief Inspector Toal. As he turns his colleagues against one another by stealing their wives and exposing their secrets, Bruce starts to lose himself in a web of deceit that he can no longer control. His past is slowly catching up with him, and a missing wife, a crippling drug habit and suspicious colleagues start to take their toll on his sanity. The question is: can he keep his grip on reality long enough to disentangle himself from the filth? Written by Lionsgate UK

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Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,526 (USA) (30 May 2014)

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$34,321 (USA) (18 July 2014)
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In the first draft of the car singing scene, the song was 'I Wanna Know What Love Is' by Foreigner. Irvine Welsh chose 'Silver Lady'. See more »

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When Ray tells Bruce that he will apply for the Inspector position, Bruce burns a hole into the couch with his cigarette. In the next shot, the cigarette is completely lit, with a full amount of ashes at the top. See more »

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[first lines]
Carole: People ask me, "Carole, how do you and Bruce keep the spice in your marriage?" Well, I tell them it's really simple. I'm just the ultimate tease.
[walking down the hallway in lingerie]
Carole: Me and Bruce, we're not that different. We know what we want. We know how to get it. Like this promotion he's going for. We both know he'll win. And when he does, the Robertson household is gonna be one big, happy family again. I kid you not.
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8 October 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Probably my favourite film of 2013 so far. Gripping all the way through, with all the aspects you need from a feature length film. Yes, it has the obvious overtone of 'filth', but it's not at all in its nature... it's humorous and very touching at times. I think the casting is brilliant and I have a new found respect for James McAvoy, who in previous films I have found to be almost nondescript. He shines here, brighter than most Oscar winning performers I've seen. Ray Donovan's Eddie Marson is also fantastic in his role, so well cast - he's funny and warm in such a subtle way. This is not one of those situations when someone can rightly say 'the book is better' - I think the job has been done so well of adapting it into film format that the book is not better at all, just a different experience. It is honestly a film I want to see again. I think an instant classic, not filthy at all, but pure class.


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