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Double X: The Name of the Game (1992)

While taking a holiday in Scotland, American traveller Michael Cooper pulls elderly man Arthur Clutten into his car following an explosion at a hotel. Cooper discovers Clutten's back story, and learns why people are our to kill him.

Director:

Shani Grewal (as Shani S Grewal)

Writers:

Shani Grewal (screenplay) (as Shani S Grewal), David Fleming (based in part on a short story: 'Vengence')
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Norman Wisdom ... Arthur Clutten
William Katt ... Michael Cooper
Gemma Craven ... Jenny Eskridge
Simon Ward ... Edward Ross
Bernard Hill ... Iggy / Iggy Smith
Leon Herbert ... Ollie
Chloë Annett ... Sarah (as Chloe Annett)
Derren Nesbitt ... The Minister
Vladek Sheybal ... Pawnbroker
Terry Forrestal Terry Forrestal ... Swarthy Man
Steve Calrow Steve Calrow ... Detective (as Steve Carlow)
Roger Low Roger Low ... Foreman
Clifford Predgen Clifford Predgen ... Prisoner
Rod Stenna Rod Stenna ... Associate
Elwin 'Chopper' David ... Ross' Bodyguard (as Elwin-A-David)
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Storyline

While taking a holiday in Scotland, American traveller Michael Cooper pulls elderly man Arthur Clutten into his car following an explosion at a hotel. Cooper discovers Clutten's back story, and learns why people are our to kill him.

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Thriller

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 1992 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Double X See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color (Colour by) (Technicolor)
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Trivia

Norman Wisdom's first film role in 20 years. See more »

Goofs

After Maurice's (Norman Wisdom) car explodes in the hotel car park Michael Cooper (William Katt) pulls him into his car and speeds away pursued by another car. Some distance down the road, Maurice skids round a corner leaving tyre skid marks on the road. There are already marks on the road as if from a first take. Maurice is forced to reverse back round the corner, skids round, leaving more marks and drives off with the other car in pursuit. By this time, there are more skid marks on the road than there should be, indicating that there'd been a number of takes. See more »

Quotes

Arthur Clutten: You on holiday too, Mr Cooper?
Michael Cooper: No, I'm afraid not, I'm actually running away.
Arthur Clutten: From what?
Michael Cooper: Love, Mr Rigby, you must have been in love. If it doesn't work out you either kill yourself or you run away to forget. And its not in my religion to try suicide.
Arthur Clutten: Sometimes living can be just as painful.
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Crazy Credits

The sub-title "The Name Of The Game" is displayed as though in neon lights, which then flicker and some go out to change it to "Name The Game". See more »

Connections

Version of Vengeance (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Brief Liaison
Written by Raphael Ravenscroft (as Raf Ravenscroft) & Foster Paterson (as Foster Patterson)
Courtesy of Studio Two Publishing & Virgin Music Publishers
Music engineered by Andy Tate
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Poor UK "Godfather!
8 March 2019 | by davyd-02237See all my reviews

There are some really great locations in this film. However, ignore those and even the presence of Norman Wisdom cant help improve it. There are so many twists and turns but it ends where no one appears to actually "win". There isn't 1 "good guy". Love the locations, but the film should not be watched more than once


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