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The Crew (2008)

As a major heist approaches and with betrayal all around him, a respected crime boss has to summon all his street nous and killer instinct as he fights for survival.

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Adrian Vitoria

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Ian Brady (screenplay), Kevin Sampson (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Graham ... Franner
Scot Williams ... Ged Brennan
Rory McCann ... Moby
Kenny Doughty ... Ratter
Rosie Fellner ... Pamela Thompson
Philip Olivier Philip Olivier ... Paul the Hom
Tim Dantay Tim Dantay ... Steady George
Neil Bell Neil Bell ... Jimmy the Truck
Raza Jaffrey ... Keith Thompson
Mem Ferda ... Dusan
Francis Magee ... Dermot
John Gillon John Gillon ... Ritchie
Alison Cain Alison Cain ... Marie
Ryan Orr Ryan Orr ... Steven
Rachel Haslam Rachel Haslam ... Sticky Sue
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As a major heist approaches and with betrayal all around him, a respected crime boss has to summon all his street nous and killer instinct as he fights for survival.

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Rated R for brutal bloody violence, strong and aberrant sexual content, nudity, pervasive language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 2009 (Australia) See more »

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Ekipa See more »

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$3,600,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Rory McCann and Francis Magee have both starred in Game of Thrones (2011). See more »

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Above average thriller
7 August 2009 | by kolinfergusonSee all my reviews

I have to admit that I had a vested interest in seeing this film as I've co-produced and co-created a pilot ironically in Glasgow called The Crews. Which is being punted as The Scottish Sopranos.

So when this film came along naturally we were pretty despondent as it could be construed that we are jumping on a bandwagon when in fact I'd never heard of the film until it's release on DVD. Then the PR blurb surrounding it called it the Liverpudlian Sopranos. LOL.

What made it worse for us is the film is actually very good.

Standouts include the ever excellent Stephen Graham and Scot Williams as the lead Ged.

If I had a criticism of it; ironically enough is it plays like a pilot episode of a TV show itself as you expect a follow up.

Here's to stepping on toes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJxJIT57krg http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Crews/169254085135?ref=sgm


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