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Perrier's Bounty (2009)

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A gangster named Perrier looks to exact his revenge on a trio of fugitives responsible for the accidental death of one of his cronies.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Voice of The Reaper (voice)
... Michael
... Ivan
Don Wycherley ... Orlando
... Brenda
... Jerome
... Russ
... Clifford
Pat McCabe ... Mulligan (as Patrick McCabe)
... Clamper
... Clamper
... Jim
... Shamie
... Catherine
... The Mutt
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Michael is a perpetual waster. He owes money to Perrier, a local thug. When two enforcers demand payment by nightfall, Michael does a burglary with two others but won't be paid till morning. All he has to do is stay away from the thugs until he can get the money then give it to Perrier. But the lads catch Michael and start to deliver a beating, but Brenda, Michael's suicidal neighbor, shoots one. Now they must run for their lives, accompanied by Jim, Michael's estranged father who claims to be dying and has come to reconcile with his son. Will any of the trio see the sun rise? And can Michael become enlightened, become a better man? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Blood is thicker than water. Nothing is thicker than thieves.


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Rated R for violence, pervasive language, some drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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26 March 2010 (Ireland)  »

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£107,652 (United Kingdom), 28 March 2010, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$828, 23 May 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$828, 23 May 2010
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When asked what they did to prepare for the film, Brendan Gleeson said he went to find a coat and Cillian Murphy said he grew a beard. See more »

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Despite being set in Dublin, an ad for a UK store which does not trade in the Republic of Ireland can clearly be seen in the background of one scene. See more »

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Voice of The Reaper: The ocean, huh? Never fails to provoke a person to musing on philosophical shit. Heavy shit, like life and death, and fate, and all that bewildering shit. The fuckin' universe. The individual's seeming insignificant in it. But are we insignificant? I mean take, for example, this individual. Wears the name of Michael McCrea. Last night he imbibed to beat the band. And today he's paying the seedy price. It's evening. He's having himself a little siesta, yeah? Little catnap. Now relax...
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Written by Gary Go & Sheppard Solomon
Published by TCR Music Ltd (Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd)/V2 Music Publishing Ltd (Administered by Blue Mountain Music Ltd)
Performed by Gary Go
Licensed courtesy of Polydor (UK) Ltd
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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If you liked In Bruges, you'll like this
24 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

This is not a movie to be taken too seriously, but if you are looking a good, lighthearted mix of drama, action and ironic comedy, this is a fantastic choice.

I've not researched all of those who were involved in each movie, but the feel is very similar to In Bruges with Colin Farrell (which I highly recommend - especially if you've ever been to Bruges), maybe because the great Brendan Gleeson is in both...

The settings, from the bar, to the bad guys' headquarters are great and, in addition to Brendan, the cast does a great job with what they are given. I had not seen much of Jodie Whittaker's work before this, but I will be looking forward to more from here for sure.

I did read another review that mentioned the fact that some of the characters were not fully developed and, while it may have been a constraint of budget, having more background on Jodie's character would have made you despise her boyfriend more and cheer for her and the protagonist in this case.

Nevertheless - nine stars.


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