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You're Dead... (1999)

A veteran bank robber and his sidekicks plan a heist that goes awry.

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Andy Hurst

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Andy Hurst
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rhys Ifans ... Eddie
Andreas Windhuis Andreas Windhuis ... Security Guard Ted
John Hurt ... Maitland
David Schneider ... Ian
Andy Zingsem Andy Zingsem ... Retching Police Officer
Barbara Flynn ... Professor Corner
Stephen Hudsen Stephen Hudsen ... Squad Leader
Claire Skinner ... Jo
John Benfield ... Badger
Patrick Field Patrick Field ... D.I. Guffin
Simon Paul Simon Paul ... Paul Smortions
Jane Peachey Jane Peachey ... Vesuvius
Roger Ashton-Griffiths ... Bank Manager
Rayner Bourton ... Swedish Harry
May Lin Tan May Lin Tan ... Undercover Police Officer (as Mai Lin Tan)
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Storyline

On the surface, it's a seamless caper. A beautiful bank robbery staged by a veteran expert and his two exuberant heirs-apparent. Eddie (Rhys Ifans), the cocky leader, and his cohort Ian (David Schneider), dream of adventure, riches and fame, while legendary thief and safe cracker Maitland (Sir John Hurt) harbors more complicated motives. Nevertheless, the trio unites in an ingenious scheme. The plan is meticulous, the results are disastrous. Dressed in Saville row suits and bowler hats, the criminals confidently execute the heist, but an unexpected and unwelcome rival gang compromises the robbery. A throng of Police and S.W.A.T. teams arrive. The authorities, led by a bungling Inspector Badger (John Benfield), stage a raid that goes horribly wrong. A seige ensues and the would-be robbers become hostages, unwillingly allied with this suspect crew of new colleagues, and an enigmatic woman named Jo (Claire Skinner). The assault continues outside the bank, under the efficient supervision ... Written by TJ

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Pulp Fiction meets Monty Python See more »

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UK | Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1999 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Dupla hulla See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Set in the U.K., this movie was completely shot in Germany. See more »

Quotes

Maitland: ...What's the story Eddie?
Eddie: The story is: I don't know what the FUCK is going on, THE END.
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Connections

References Dr. Kildare (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

King Kong
Written by David Brothwell, Richard Little, Paul Moody, Stephen Griffin, Patrick O'Sullivan,
William Beavan, Andrew Starke
Performed by Regular Fries
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The greatest Saturday night film ever made
14 October 1999 | by Monkey-55See all my reviews

Geordie Pete turned me onto this film a few months ago. He had a pirate copy from some film geek mate in LA, as usual for Pete it was second generation and the sound was ropey, but he swore it was one of the best films of the nineties. We scoffed, but after a few beers we slapped it on. We p***** ourselves laughing. I looked forward to it's cinema release. I was shocked by the reaction of the british press, it was called "possibly the worst british film ever made" if that's not a recamendation I don't know what is. After suffering through the dreary War Zone which the press loved I don't trust them as far as I could throw them. Yes, it is a heist gone wrong film, I can't get enough of them. It's completley over the top and works perfectly with a crate of beer. Dondadda!!!


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