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The Liability (2012)

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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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Adam
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Peter
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Nicky
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Ivan
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Danil
Jimmy Knights ...
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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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Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Assassinos de Aluguel  »

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Jack O'Connell and Kierston Wareing worked together on The Runway. See more »

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Features Rage (2011) See more »

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Una Rotunda Del Mare
Performed By Fred Bongusto
Composed By Franco Migliacci
1965 Dischi Ricordi Milano / Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Perfect, enjoyable entertainment
25 May 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

This movie is a good break from usual Hollywood ones, in that it doesn't try to artificially fuel suspense (so the pace is not rushed, but at the same time you never get bored - you keep wondering what's next).

The story may not be very original (it's above average TV movies though and it's told in an original style, letting the viewer understand the situation one step at a time), but it's surprising at every step, like good entertaining (especially a thriller movie) should be.

The actors' play is much better than TV-class movies' as well. Although this movie is not meant to be deep (it's not very philosophical, and that's the only flaw I see in it), it does develop the characters (lets the viewer discover them by means of their actions) gradually and you'll be surprised by how much so they evolve from beginning to end.

I'm not a film critic, but I watch a lot of movies and as the other reviews don't give much justice to this movie, I thought I should step in. So this is just me voicing my opinion. I'm also not a native English speaker.


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