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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sgt. Glen Conlan


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


Crime | Drama | Thriller


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Release Date:

11 September 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amenaza terrorista  »

Box Office


£2,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Over 150 extras were used in the bombing scene set in London's Borough Market. See more »


The assassin Amin, who is apparently following the Muslim faith, eats with his left hand on several occasions. See more »


Ewan: I fought over there, to stop this from happening here
Ewan: again. Didn't stop, they're not going to stop, neither will I. I'm going to find everyone of them, and send them to the death they pray for.
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Over U
Words and Music by Tom Parsons and Kier Scales
Copyright Control
Performed by Kat Williams
Courtesy of Tak Records
Under license from Tom Parsons and Kier Scales
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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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