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Cleanskin (2012)

Not Rated  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  11 September 2012 (USA)
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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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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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11 September 2012 (USA)  »

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Amenaza terrorista  »

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£2,000,000 (estimated)
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Over 150 extras were used in the bombing scene set in London's Borough Market. See more »

Goofs

During the kitchen fight scene after Ewan is hit with the fire extinguisher while Ash is getting up his stunt back protector is clearly visible. In the next shot it is gone. See more »

Quotes

Ash: Look at Israel, created through a violent struggle and now it's an internationally recognized state. In America, the American forefathers fought the British, beat them hands down, and now what are they? They're the biggest superpower on this planet. Why? Because violence is the supreme authority all authorities derive their power and legitimacy from. Law is completely irrelevant in the face of true force. That applies to any country.
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) See more »

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Words and Music by James Bay
Copyright Control
Performed by James Bay
Courtesy of BIMM & South Coast Sounds
Under license from 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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