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Swerve (2011)

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Colin happens upon a road accident where he finds a dead man, a beautiful woman, and a suitcase full of money. After trying to do the right thing he soon finds himself caught up in a dangerous scheme.

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Craig Lahiff

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Craig Lahiff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Clarke ... Frank
Emma Booth ... Jina
David Lyons ... Colin
Travis McMahon Travis McMahon ... Charlie
Vince Colosimo ... Sam
Robert Mammone ... Logan
Chris Haywood ... Armstrong
Roy Billing ... Good Samaritan
Greg Stone ... Publican
Andy Anderson ... Ambulance Officer
Scott Harrison Scott Harrison ... Ambulance Driver
Brendan Guerin Brendan Guerin ... Policeman #1
Brendan Rock Brendan Rock ... Policeman #2
Edmund Pegge ... Buyer (as Ed Pegge)
Luke Jericho Luke Jericho ... Chris Welles
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Colin happens upon a road accident where he finds a dead man, a beautiful woman, and a suitcase full of money. After trying to do the right thing he soon finds himself caught up in a dangerous scheme.

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Wrong turn. Wrong place. Wrong time. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Inversione di rotta See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,725, 8 December 2013

Gross USA:

$3,338

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,338
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Duo Art Productions See more »
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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

First cinema movie in around a decade for Australian thriller director Craig Lahiff. See more »

Goofs

After Gina and Colin drop Frank in the mineshaft they drive away leaving the mineshaft open. When they come back to search for Colin's keys he opens the mineshaft lid that should have been open in the first place. See more »

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Classic Aussie Crime Flick Part 2
31 December 2016 | by sydneyswesternsuburbsSee all my reviews

Director and writer Craig Lahiff who also created another classic flick, Heavens Burning 19997 has created another gem in Swerve which is a remake of his other classic Aussie crime flick, Fever 1988.

Starring Jason Clarke who has also starred in other classic flicks, Everest 2015, Terminator Genisys 2015, White House Down 2013, Zero Dark Thirty 2012, Death Race 2008, Rabbit-Proof Fence 2002, Better than Sex 2000 and Praise 1998.

Also starring Emma Booth who has also starred in another classic flick, Tracks 2013 and a season of the classic Aussie TV series, Underbelly 2008-2013.

Also starring David Lyons who has also starred in another classic flick, Storm Warning 2007.

Also starring Vince Colosimo who has also starred in other classic Aussie crime flicks, Chopper 2000 and The Hard Word 2002 and other classic flicks, Daybreakers 2009, Body of Lies 2008, Scorched 2008 and other classic TV series, Fat Tony & Co 2014, Spartacus: War of the Damned 2013 and a season of Underbelly 2008-2013.

I enjoyed the Australian outback scenery.

If you enjoyed this as much as I did, then check out other classic Aussie Crime flicks, Animal Kingdom 2010, The Snowtown Murders 2011, Restraint 2008, Kiss or Kill 1997, The Square 2008, Storage 2009, Idiot Box 1996, Son of a Gun 2014, The Line 2007, Dragon Flies 1975, Underbelly Files: Infiltration 2011, Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away 2011, Underbelly Files: Tell Them Lucifer Was Here 2011 and Cut Snake 2014.


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