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The Veteran (2011)

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A soldier returning from the war in Afghanistan uncovers a conspiracy involving the intelligence services and a gang of drug dealers.

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Robert Miller
Adi Bielski ...
Alayna Wallace
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Chris Turner
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Tyrone Jones
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Danny Turner
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Fahad Sahal
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Gerry Langdon
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Hakeem
Eboseta Ayemere ...
Ryan Sahal
Brendon Read ...
Big Benny
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Fawwaz Abdullah
Christopher Peter Smith ...
Omar
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Khaled
Steve Weston ...
Ramush Jashari
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A soldier returning from the war in Afghanistan uncovers a conspiracy involving the intelligence services and a gang of drug dealers.

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Rated R for violence, pervasive language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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29 April 2011 (UK)  »

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O Veterano  »

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£2,100,000 (estimated)
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The social housing complex that Miller is living in is the Heygate estate at Elephant and Castle. You can see the Strata in one of the scene where Miller broke through some barricade to have the night view. The Heygate has since been demolished to make way for Elephant Park by Lend Lease. See more »

Quotes

Robert Miller: We were told Al Qaeda never use women.
Gerry Langdon: Every parasite adopts to its host and evolves. It's only a question of time.
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This Film is dedicated in loving memory to Deverok Pritchard (1939-2008) See more »

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Written and Performed by Ben Medcalf
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Good solid film
25 July 2011 | by (On a distant star) – See all my reviews

I just watched this film, and it was way better then what some of the reviews on here indicated. Sure as like most films it is nothing new, no Oscars will be handed out, but it had me watching with interest from start till the end.

Sure it had some slow parts in it, but the story line was solid, acting was good, and the pile of bodies made up for the slow parts.

The British do these kind of films well, most of their cop shows are well done, and they are very good at making crime films.

Like I said no Oscar on its way, but a hell of lot better then the crap that has been coming out of Hollywood this year.

Solid 8 out of 10


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