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Big Bad Wolves (2013)

Not Rated | | Crime, Thriller | 15 August 2013 (Israel)
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A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the ... See full summary »
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Cast

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Micki
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Doval'e Glickman ...
Yoram (as Dov Glickman)
Menashe Noy ...
Dvir Benedek ...
Tsvika
Nati Kluger ...
Eti
Kais Nashif ...
Stranger on a Horse
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Principal Meir
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Eli
Arthur Perry ...
Ofer
Gur Bentwich ...
Shauli
Yuval Nadborany ...
Arik
Alisa Vaisburd ...
School Girl
Guy Shefa Pesso ...
School Boy
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A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings - a religious studies teacher arrested and released due to a police blunder. Written by Anonymous

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Some men are created evil.

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Crime | Thriller

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Release Date:

15 August 2013 (Israel)  »

Also Known As:

Big Bad Wolves: Στο στόμα των λύκων  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$7,887 (USA) (17 January 2014)

Gross:

$32,828 (USA) (21 March 2014)
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Trivia

One of the best films of 2013 in Quentin Tarantino's opinion. See more »

Goofs

At the end, Micki is looking for a cell phone to call his colleagues, so he takes a bike and goes down the hill, until he meets the horseman. But Yoram, who is sleeping, has a cell phone.. If he had used that phone, the whole end could have been changed. See more »

Quotes

Micki: It might look like I'm enjoying this, and maybe I am in a way... but believe me, I'd be happy to stop breaking your fingers. Now would you please start talking!
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits are bilingual English and Hebrew. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Eretz Nehederet: Episode #11.8 (2014) See more »

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The Missing Girl and Epilogue
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Written by Haim Frank Ilfman (as Frank Ilfman)
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Excellent Crime Drama
26 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Quentin Tarantino called this the best movie of the year, and it is definitely one of the top ten. A school teacher is suspected of abducting, killing, and beheading little girls. What follows is a mixture of brutal torture blended with a sardonic humor you would expect from either the Coen brothers or Tarantino. Top notch acting is combined with a script which keeps the viewer wondering whether or not the accused is a monster or a victim. Be forewarned that a hammer, pliers, and blow torch are used as tools of coercion on the alleged pedophile; so a strong stomach is required to survive this film. Also, it is in Hebrew, so be prepared to read many subtitles throughout the one hour and fifty minute running time. Big Bad Wolves is well worth the journey.


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