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Jackpot (2011)
"Arme Riddere" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  27 June 2014 (USA)
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Terrified and bloody, Oscar Svendsen awakes clinched to a shotgun in a strippers joint. Around him 8 dead men, and police aiming at him. To Oscar it's clear that he is innocent. It all started when four chaps won 1,7 million on the pools...

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Kyrre Hellum ...
Oscar Svendson
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Thor Eggen
Henrik Mestad ...
Solør
Arthur Berning ...
Billy Utomjordet
Andreas Cappelen ...
Dan Treschow
Lena Kristin Ellingsen ...
Trine
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Gjedde
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Lasse
Jan Grønli ...
Clausen
Marie Blokhus ...
Gina
Anne Marie Ottersen ...
Thor's Mamma
Fredrik Petersson ...
Gøran
Isidor Alcaide Backlund ...
Lasses Sønn
Laban Eliasson ...
Svensk Politi 1
Margaretha Noole ...
Svensk Politi 2
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Terrified and bloody, Oscar Svendsen awakes clinched to a shotgun in a strippers joint. Around him 8 dead men, and police aiming at him. To Oscar it's clear that he is innocent. It all started when four chaps won 1,7 million on the pools...

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Scandinavian, dark, and funny.
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Black humor with sort of a happy black ending, which is about as close to a spoiler as I want to get.

It's an odd grim movie that starts out really strong and compelling, and while it loses steam as it moves along, it still manages to keep you guessing until the end. It's a bit bloody in parts, but nothing, I'm afraid, that's too terribly shocking to a modern audience.

While this film seems to be assembled from parts of a bunch of different movies ("Very Bad Things", among many others, comes immediately to mind), the end result is reasonably original.

Scandinavians do dark stuff better than anyone else for some reason- -must be the whole Arctic Circle thing or something. Nobody in this film is particularly likable, but it is different enough from American movies and has an excellent foreign ensemble cast, so it's a nice change of pace.

I mean, jeesh it's only 85 minutes long, so you don't have a real big commitment here. Just shut it off, if it doesn't hold your attention, but my guess is that it will, although it's another film that may leave you feeling a bit dirty at the end, which seems to be becoming quite common. That might accurately reflect the world we are living in.


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