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Killing Bono ()


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Two brothers attempt to become global rock stars but can only look on as old school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.

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Neil McCormick
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Leo
Jason Byrne ...
Hotel Receptionist
Sam Corry ...
Paul McGuinness
Seán Doyle ...
Larry Mullen Jr.
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Liam
David Fennelly ...
Frankie
Mark Griffin ...
The Edge
Aoife Holton ...
Stella McCormick
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Joss
Thomas Kelly ...
Hopeless Eric
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U2 Security Guard
James Lonergan ...
Keith
Lisa McAllister ...
Erika
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Bill McCormick
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Bono
Martin McCloskey ...
Steve
Ivan McCormick ...
Sleazy Guy 1
Neil McCormick ...
Sleazy Guy 2
Frankie McGinty ...
Doug
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Plugger
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Gary (as Hugh O'Connor)
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Marlene McCormick
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Karl
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Gloria
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Hammond
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Ivan McCormick
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Danny Machin
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Rick
David Tudor ...
Adam Clayton
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Danielle
Slinky Winfield ...
Morgan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laura Webster ...
Reporter
Logan Bruce ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Mark Byatt ...
Brawler (uncredited)
Owen Dickey ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Laurence Doherty ...
Journalist (uncredited)
Denis Halligan ...
Drug Dealer (uncredited)
Beccy Henderson ...
The Crying Girl (uncredited)
Debra Hill ...
VIP Fan (uncredited)
Katie Larmour ...
Doug's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Hugh McLaughlin ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Joanna Nixon ...
Girl at Chip Van (uncredited)

Directed by

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Nick Hamm

Written by

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Dick Clement ... (written by) &
Ian La Frenais ... (written by) and
Simon Maxwell ... (written by)
 
Neil McCormick ... (book "Killing Bono: I was Bono's Doppelganger")
 
Ben Bond ... (additional writing)

Produced by

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Isibeal Ballance ... co-producer
Robert Bevan ... executive producer
Simon Bosanquet ... executive producer
Aidan Elliott ... co-executive producer
Ian Flooks ... producer
Mark Foligno ... executive producer
James Higginson ... associate producer
Samantha Horley ... executive producer
Mark Huffam ... producer
Ian Hutchinson ... executive producer
Simon Maxwell ... co-producer
Cyril Megret ... executive producer
Steve Milne ... executive producer
Deepak Sikka ... executive producer
Piers Tempest ... producer
Nigel Thomas ... executive producer
Charlotte Walls ... executive producer

Cinematography by

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Kieran McGuigan

Film Editing by

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Billy Sneddon

Editorial Department

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Mike Andrews ... digital film technician
Tim Drewett ... digital film technician
Matthew Gray ... assistant editor (as Matt Gray)
Matt James ... digital film supervisor
Francois Kamffer ... digital intermediate technician (as François Kamffer)
Steve Knight ... digital intermediate technician
Conor Mackey ... assistant editor
M.J. McMahon ... post-production consultant
Connan McStay ... on-line editor
Laura Metcalfe ... post-production manager (as Laura Daniel)
Gemma Townsend ... digital intermediate technician (as Gemma Parr)
Tim Waller ... senior colourist

Casting By

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Lucy Bevan
Kelly Valentine Hendry

Production Design by

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Tom McCullagh

Art Direction by

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Mark Lowry

Costume Design by

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Lorna Marie Mugan

Makeup Department

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Konnie Daniel ... makeup designer
Sian Wilson ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Helen de Winter ... post-production supervisor
Laura Metcalfe ... post production manager
Donald Sabourin ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Phil Crothers ... second unit director
Sean Roe Curran ... crowd third assistant director
Sam Donaghy-Bell ... trainee assistant director (as Sam Donaghy Bell)
Paul George ... trainee assistant director
Raymond Kirk ... first assistant director
Chris McCormick ... trainee assistant director
Nick Thomas ... third assistant director
Ciara Tinney ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Sara-Jo Baugh ... art department assistant
Michael Cullen ... set dresser
Niall McEvoy ... art department assistant
Neil McNally ... props
Laura Ng ... stand-by art director
Paul Stewart ... property master
Don Sturgeon ... props trainee

Sound Department

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Isobel Cope ... sound editor
Simon Epstein ... foley mixer
Ronan Hill ... sound mixer / sound recordist
Dan Johnson ... adr mixer
Blair Jollands ... sound effects editor
Scott Jones ... re-recording mixer
Arran Mahoney ... foley mixer
Claire Mahoney ... foley artist
Stefano Marchetti ... assistant re-recording mixer
Peter Mendonca ... dolby sound consultant
Filipa Principe ... dialogue & adr editor
Jonny Waite ... sound assistant
Ian Wilson ... supervising sound editor

Visual Effects by

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Marc Hutchings ... compositor
Collette Nunes ... visual effects editor
Zissis Papatzikis ... visual effects
Dan Pearce ... compositor
John Purdie ... digital compositor
Shanaullah Umerji ... visual effects producer

Stunts

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Stuart Clark ... stunt double
Rob Inch ... stunt coordinator
Lee Millham ... stunt driver
Marcus Shakesheff ... stunt double

Camera and Electrical Department

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Noah Davis ... central loader
Andy Gardner ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Mark Garrett ... director of photography: second unit
Pat Garrett ... key grip
Eric Greenberg ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Jamie Jackson ... second assistant camera: A Camera
Dáire Mac An tSaoir ... camera loader
Ian Marrs ... camera trainee
Davey Mayes ... electrician (as Davie Mayes)
Ian McGurrell ... grip: "b" camera
Sean Savage ... camera operator
Keith Shanks ... lighting board operator
Helen Sloan ... still photographer
Lisa Trinder ... video playback operator
Ruth Woodside ... second assistant camera: "b" camera

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kerry Gooding ... daily costume assistant / wardrobe assistant
Donna Hughes ... costume assistant
Claire Leese ... costume assistant: daily crew (as Claire Snoddy)
Heather Long ... costume daily
Stephen O'Rawe ... set costumer
Sarah Touaibi ... costume design assistant
Cathy Young ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Phil Crothers ... location scout
Andrew Wilson ... location manager

Music Department

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Tarquin Gotch ... music supervisor
Andrew Green ... score preparation
Ciaran Gribbin ... composer: band's music (as Joe Echo) / musician: guitar & vocals
Isobel Griffiths ... orchestra contractor
Paul Hamilton ... musician: drums
Carl Harvey ... musician: bass
Michael Keeney ... musician: keyboards / song producer
Dashiell Rae ... music editor
Makoto Sakamoto ... musician: drums

Transportation Department

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Johnny Crawford ... minibus driver
Alan Crozier ... transportation captain
Davy Gray ... action vehicle coordinator
Tom Heany ... minibus driver
Ryan Marshall ... unit driver
Roy McManus ... driver: cast
Phillip Wiggans ... camera car driver

Other crew

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Nic Benns ... title designer
Alex Boyd ... assistant: Mark Huffam
Laurence Brown ... legal services
Lisa Byrne ... production coordinator
Jordan Campbell ... Assistant to Director
Laura Campbell ... runner
William Conacher ... dialect coach
Zara Hamill ... production trainee
Aleksandra Kaminska ... accounts assistant
Naomi Liston ... unit manager
Lucia Lopez ... development and production executive: Matador Pictures
Stephen McConnell ... assistant production accountant
Stacey Quigley ... assistant production co-ordinator
Matt Ratcliffe ... assistant: simon bosanquet
Laura Richardson ... production assistant
Alanna Riddell ... assistant: Nick Hamm

Thanks

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Claudia Bluemhuber ... special thanks

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Special Effects

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Storyline

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Plot Keywords
Taglines Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n Roll Rivalry See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • I Was Bono's Doppelgänger (United Kingdom)
  • Killing Bono - Bonon Dobbelgängeri (Finland)
  • Skotonontas ton Bono (Greece)
  • Zabic Bono (Poland)
  • Убить Боно (Russia)
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Runtime
  • 114 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United Kingdom GBP112,206, 03 Apr 2011

Did You Know?

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Trivia The real brothers Ivan and Neil McCormick made a cameo in this movie. They are the folks watching one of the first gigs in an empty bar. See more »
Goofs At the bands first practice (in 1976) Ivan McCormick suggests playing a song by Dire Straits. Dire Straits recorded their first album in 1978, so none of them would have known any songs by Dire Straits, let alone have even heard of them. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode #2.16 (2011). See more »
Soundtracks Gimme Some Skin See more »
Quotes Ivan McCormick: You made the worst decision of my life!
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