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Riot (2012)

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Damien is a London copper with a past he's trying to forget. Before signing up for the force he ran with a football firm, getting involved in tear-ups up and down the country. Now he's on ... See full summary »

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Damien
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Louise
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Sarah
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Patrick
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Barry
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Steve
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Drake's Mother
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Jason
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Kyle
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Rioter
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Cop
Karine Bedrossian ...
Paul's Mother
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Damien is a London copper with a past he's trying to forget. Before signing up for the force he ran with a football firm, getting involved in tear-ups up and down the country. Now he's on the other side of the law he faces a tough decision: side with his old crew or protect London as it burns and rioters run amok. Brace yourself for a film that packs one hell of a punch. Written by Anonymous

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London Burns. Choose your side.

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1 October 2012 (UK)  »

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£1,500,000 (estimated)
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Oringally called "Riot" but according to leading actress Kellie Shirley it was charged because another film had that title. See more »

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Lonely Planet
Written by Paul Mottram
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Really, IMDb?
9 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As of this writing, this film is sitting at a sub-3 star rating. Seriously? Sure the film's got it's problems, but it's pretty well written, pretty well acted, and solidly put together. Maybe England is going through a rash of hooligan films that I'm not aware of and this was the straw that broke the camel's back? That...or people are just kind of idiots.

OK, maybe idiots is a harsh term as there's no accounting for taste, but this film actually works pretty well on most levels. It moves along at a good clip, the characters develop well, and the story is though out. My only real gripe is the way the film jumps around between certain scenes. There's a bit of that "three weeks earlier" crap that makes it a bit hard to follow at times. But on the whole I'd say it's at least worth a watch.


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