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Cleanskin (2012)

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A British secret service agent is faced with the task of pursuing and eliminating a British-born suicide bomber and his terrorist cell.

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Cleanskin: Ewan (Sean Bean) is a British Secret Service Agent faced with the task of pursuing and eliminating a British born Asian suicide bomber Ash (Abhin Galeya) and his terrorist cell, whilst Ash wrestles with his conscience and reflects on his journey to terrorism. Written by UKFS

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Fight fire with fire

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11 September 2012 (USA)  »

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Apostoli aftoktonias  »

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£2,000,000 (estimated)
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The title "cleanskin" can have two different meanings. It can either refer to an undercover operative unknown to his intended targets, or it can refer to an extremist who is unknown to the security services as he or she has had no previous convictions. See more »

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When we see the newspaper article with the headline about the graduate dying in the bomb attack, most of the text is actually about Great White sharks being spotted off the coast of Cornwall due to global warming. See more »

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Ewan: [on a suspect who's on fire] Let him burn.
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Words and Music by James Bay
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Good violent genre fun.
18 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The film has violently constructed action and fight sequences. Heads splattering, arms snapped and one of the best head shots I've seen in a long time. The pace is good and Mean Bean is grizzled and grazzled, like he eats broken glass for breakfast and nails for lunch, the bloke looks like he's been shoved through a cement mixer and survived.

The terrorist is good and the guy who plays the assassin maniac who comes from abroad is seriously scary, that blokes eyes make you sh*t yourself.

I enjoyed it, it's a fun genre movie. Not for all the family lol!! and certainly not a date movie, you will not get laid with your lady if you take her to this movie but it's a lads film with a twisty turny ending that makes you know this is pure genre.


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