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The Liability (2012)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Thriller  -  17 May 2013 (UK)
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When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's gangster boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24-hour journey into a nightmarish world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge, in the company of aging hit man Roy.

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Ivan
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Danil
Clive Shaw ...
Sniper
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Steven Charles Stobbs ...
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When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's gangster boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24-hour journey into a nightmarish world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge, in the company of aging hit man Roy.

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They had their turn... now it's his

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Assassinos de Aluguel  »

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Mambo #8
Performed by Dámaso Pérez Prado (as Perez Prado and His Orchestra)
Written by Dámaso Pérez Prado (as Perez Prado)
© 1950 by Editorial Mexicana de Musica Internacional, S.A.
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Roth Makes it Work
24 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tim Roth stars in The Liability as a hired assassin who takes on a rich gangster boss's stepson on as a driver. The nineteen year old boy, Adam, is eager to learn about the criminal world. Roy(Roth) has the kid drive to a desolate area for a hit. His first test is to cut off the victims hand with an axe to emulate the pattern of a serial killer preying on the area. A beautiful woman with no name (Talulah Riley), a stunning actress, by the way, shows up and throws a monkey wrench into the crime scene. It then becomes a cat and mouse game between the three with some violent moments with occasional dry British humor mixed in. The three main players are all excellent, and although the ending is a bit too predictable, Roth's laid back wise ass attitude makes the film worth watching.


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