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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

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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A Recompensa  »

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Opening Weekend:

£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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2.35 : 1
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Jodie Whittaker is the only person in the film not to speak with an Irish accent. Hers is English. See more »

Goofs

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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[first lines]
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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New In Town
Written by Little Boots (as Victoria Hesketh) & Greg Kurstin
Published by Universal Music Publishing Ltd/EMI Music Publishing Ltd
Performed by Little Boots
Licensed courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
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Not bad just lacking a good storyline.
30 December 2010 | by See all my reviews

Perrier's Bounty is a gangster flick packed full of fantastic actors like Jim Broadbent . Brendan Gleeson and Cillian Murphy so why has nobody heard of it? I'm not totally sure why this passed everyone by when it was released in May because it's a pretty decent film. It has plenty of action , it full of humour and Broadbent and Gleeson are on top of their game. The only criticism i can really give it is that the story is uninspiring. It's as if the director got the best actors around yet forgot about the plot. It can be compared to the likes of Lock, Stock and two smoking Barrels but without the cutting edge. Despite this I'm sure most people will enjoy it , that's if anybody can get hold of it!


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