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


Belfast Is Born Again
Performed by Foy Vance & Joanne Vance
Written by Foy Vance
Published by © Copyright Control 2011
Licensed courtesy of Little Big Mouth Ltd
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Holed up
13 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

Whole Lotta Sale or Stand off, whichever title this is being released (Germany was the former), I think will define the expectations of people watching it. I can not account for that, off course. Stand off does sound more intriguing, which can be seen in the main picture, but maybe says too much, while Whole Lotta Sale does not say anything at all, about the movie as it is.

Brendan Fraser has a nice little role, but it's the supporting cast, that makes the movie. There are some refreshing and funny takes on things (being Scottish vs. the Rest, Family issues in general and more). If you can dig those little things, you might come to like this movie more than the rating suggests on IMDb

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