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Stand Off (2011)

Whole Lotta Sole (original title)
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The story centers on a botched fish market robbery that leads to the involvement of the local police and a gangster out for revenge.

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In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage an assortment of colorful characters, including Maguire, who may be his illegitimate father. Surrounded by the Police, the SAS, and the Mobster's crew, the young man must find a way out of his precarious predicament with the help of his oddball captives. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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One of the phony passports has the name "Genereux," which is Fraser's mother's maiden name. See more »

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Weila Waile
Performed by Young Dubliners (as The Young Dubliners)
Written by Traditional
Arranged by Young Dubliners (as The Young Dubliners)
Published by Copyright Control
Licensed courtesy of Floating World Records
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Amazing how this site can screw up people's perception of a film.
25 March 2013 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

Most reviewers gave a high score to this film and with a good reason, this is a good comedy, but the score displayed is around 4, that is simply put, ridiculous.

If you enjoyed good British comedies like walking ned divine, holly water and saving grace you will surely enjoy this one and Brendan fits very well in it as the American in ireland caught in the middle of good mess.

Don't miss it because one person had a low opinion of this film, there are those who will find the eiffel tower, the grand canyon, the beatles and mozart to be horrible and worthless.


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