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Revolver (2005)

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Gambler Jake Green enters into a game with potentially deadly consequences.

Director:

Guy Ritchie

Writers:

Luc Besson (adaptation), Guy Ritchie
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Statham ... Jake Green
Ray Liotta ... Dorothy Macha
Vincent Pastore ... Zach
André Benjamin ... Avi
Terence Maynard ... French Paul (as Terrence Maynard)
Andrew Howard ... Billy
Mark Strong ... Sorter
Francesca Annis ... Lily Walker
Mem Ferda ... Macha's Goon
Anjela Lauren Smith ... Doreen
Elana Binysh Elana Binysh ... Rachel
Shend ... Teddy (Billy's Bodyguard)
Bill Moody Bill Moody ... Al
Stephen Walters ... Joe
Vincent Riotta Vincent Riotta ... Benny
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Storyline

After seven years in solitary, Jake Green is released from prison. In the next two years, he amasses a lot of money by gambling. He's ready to seek his revenge on Dorothy (Mr. D) Macha, a violence-prone casino owner who sent Jake to prison. He humiliates Macha in front of Macha's lieutenants, leaves, and keels over. Doctors tell him he has a rare disease and will die in three days; Macha also puts a hit out on him. Loan sharks, Zack and Avi, demand Jake's cash and complete fealty in return for protection. Jake complies, and through narration and flashbacks, we watch him through at least three days of schemes, danger, and redemption. Who is his greatest enemy? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Your mind will not accept a game this big


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Sony Pictures

Country:

France | UK

Language:

English | Cantonese

Release Date:

22 September 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Revolver See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,820, 9 December 2007

Gross USA:

$84,738

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,155,807
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The letters in "revolver" match the arrangement of chess pieces on the first and last rank of the chessboard. See more »

Goofs

At first when he gets to his house, before he gets to the door, you can see the crew in the reflection in the car's paint. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jake Green: One thing I've learned in the last seven years: in every game and con there's always an opponent, and there's always a victim. The trick is to know when you're the latter, so you can become the former.
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Crazy Credits

The Netflix version has normal end credits. Over the first part of the end credits, eight different "shrinks" (including six Ph.D.s and one M.D.) briefly discuss concepts in the movie. See more »

Alternate Versions

There's a new 2007 Director's Cut DVD release of the movie in Skandinavia which is approx. 15 min shorter (101min) than the normal cut (115min). See more »

Connections

Featured in Brows Held High: Revolver: Well, You Tried (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Lacrimosa
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Played during the scene where Jake Green falls down the stairs
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Not sure.......
23 September 2005 | by michael-doveySee all my reviews

After catching this at the cinema last night and having a nights sleep to think it over I've got to say I'm still a) not quite sure what happened at the end and b) not 100% sure if I enjoyed it or not.

However, given the recent glut of dot to dot plot and expensive thoughtless nonsense we've been treated to this summer is it really a crime to make a film that regardless of your liking for it still makes you ponder? Sure it has delusions of grandeur and at times disappears up its own backside - the anime still baffles me as to its inclusion - but you've got to give Guy Ritchie credit for trying to make something a bit different, and whilst he is taking a battering on all sides I've got nothing but admiration for his 'bravery' - as his missus declared at the premiere.

Jason Statham is as dependable as always - despite the dodgy barnet - and Ray Liotta and the rest of the supporting cast all acquit themselves well - special mentions should go to Mark Strong and Andre Benjamin. It looks great and has some good set pieces - so all in all - interesting.....did I like it, not sure - am I still thinking about it -Yes - which is more than can be said for the majority of the other instantly forgettable nonsense we've been spoon fed with over the last few months - a DVD viewing beckons, I'll work out that ending even if it kills me!!


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