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Bonded by Blood (2010)

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In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Vincent Regan ... Mickey Steele
Kierston Wareing ... Kate Smith
Neil Maskell ... Craig Rolfe
Michael Socha ... Donny Svenson
Dave Legeno ... Jack Whomes
Lucy Brown ... Anna Richards
Tamer Hassan ... Pat Tate
Adam Deacon ... Darren Nicholls
Susie Amy ... Donna Jagger
Terry Stone ... Tony Tucker
Siobhan Hewlett ... Julia
Alex Macqueen ... Prison Governor (as Alex MacQueen)
Simon Phillips ... Officer Tolands
Rebecca Ferdinando ... Mary (as Rebecca Walsh)
Christopher Ellison ... Trent
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In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared criminals in the south of England, maintaining the hold on their empire with fear and violence until their untimely death. Written by Nicole Gregory

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The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing but the F**king Truth!

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 September 2010 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Footsoldier 2 - Bonded by Blood See more »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Gateway Films,Prime Focus See more »
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the third telling of the notorious Essex Boys murders that was previous filmed as Essex Boys (2000) and Rise of the Footsoldier (2007). See more »

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When Craig Rolfe is arguing with his wife at their home he open and slams shut the fridge, several of the fridge magnets are clearly visible and relate to films and events that took place well after 1994, in the top left hand corner you can clearly see a fridge magnet of Doug the talking dog from the movie Up. See more »

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I enjoyed Rise of the Footsoldier, but loved Bonded by Blood!
3 September 2010 | by aaron-835-724528See all my reviews

Apparently this is movie is the truest depiction of the story of what happened to the 'Essex Boys' back in the mid nighties. It's definitely a lads action movie, but you'd expect that from the name.

A slow start, as you got to grips with the characters and their relationships with each other, but it soon hots up, with plenty of action.

From what i've heard and previously read it seems to be a fair account of what happened, and although it's a movie i'd like to think the portrayal didn't sensationalise what actually happened.

Thoroughly enjoyed it, and would definitely watch again.


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