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A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash ... See full summary »

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Alex De Rakoff

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Alex De Rakoff, John Luton (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clint Koroan Clint Koroan ... Calvin (as Clint 'C1' Koroan)
Fredi 'Kruga' Nwaka ... Rude Boy 1 (as Freddie Kruga)
50 Cent ... Thigo (as Curtis Jackson)
Ashley Walters ... Fitzroy
Tamer Hassan ... Nick
Danny Dyer ... Bing
Brenda Blethyn ... Mother
Monet Mazur ... Frankie
Phil Davis ... Johnny Sands
Jeremy Zimmermann Jeremy Zimmermann ... Jag Owner
Robbie Gee ... Curtis
Nakeba Buchanan Nakeba Buchanan ... Yardie Girl
John Forgeham ... Terry Biggs
Andrew Harrison Andrew Harrison ... Brick Wall (as Tiny Iron)
Nicholas Ball ... Fight Bookie
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Storyline

A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash before it's too late for them both. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

24 Horas Para Viver See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$735,875
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

50 Cent and Omid Djalili worked together on the video game "50 Cent: Blood on the Sand". See more »

Goofs

Nick only just makes the train from Manchester to London before it leaves, but the man following him is already on the train waiting for him. There was no way for the man to know Nick would get that exact train beforehand, and in fact he very nearly did miss it. See more »


Soundtracks

Party Hard
Performed by Donae'o
Written by Ian Greenidge & Adam Sugar
Production by Donae'o for Zephron / My-ish Inc Production
Pre-Produced by Adam "Suges" Sugar for Sonic Ecstasy Productions (SOGAN)
Published by EP Music Limited
Master Recording Courtesy of My-ish Inc Ltd
Spoilt Rotten Entertainment
Pre-Production Courtesy of Soulstream Records
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7 March 2010 | by missapril75See all my reviews

Well I enjoyed it. It was just good fun and made me smile several times. I'm unfamiliar with the two leads so I'm not fed up of them. Brenda Blethyn was terrific as usual.

The soundtrack was quite good too and I enjoyed the contrast when the classical piece took over.

Not sure the 'kill' would have been so clean with a sawn off shotgun. I thought they made a bigger mess than that.

"This movie even has big football movie connections it was funded by non other than Rio Ferdinand...that's right I said that huge football star Rio ferdanando..or something like that." He's England Captain and plays for One of the World's Biggest clubs. I think that qualifies as pretty big.


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