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Welcome to the Punch (2013)

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When a notorious criminal is forced to return to London, it gives a detective one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Max Lewinsky
... Jacob Sternwood
... Sarah Hawks
... Dean Warns
... Nathan Bartnick
... Thomas Geiger
... Roy Edwards
... Jane Badham
... Juka Ogadowa
... Iris Warns
... Harvey Crown
... Ruan Sternwood
... Robert Wiseman
... Luke
Jay Simpson ... Barber
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Storyline

Former criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London from his Icelandic hideaway when his son is involved in a heist gone wrong. This gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to catch the man he has always been after. As they face off, they start to uncover a deeper conspiracy they both need to solve in order to survive. Written by Anonymous

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A Stunning, Intelligent Thriller

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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15 March 2013 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Punch 119  »

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$8,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,736, 31 March 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$6,787, 7 April 2013
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2.35 : 1
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There is a slow-motion scene in the middle of the film. The 2009 film Wanted, also starring James McAvoy is best known for its epic slow motion action sequences. See more »

Goofs

In the slow motion shoot-out in Iris Warn's house, only the cartridge should be ejected after the bullet is fired down the barrel. The ejects can plainly be seen to still have the bullets attached. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Max Lewinsky: [calling it in] Nathan?
Nathan Bartnick: Talk to me.
Max Lewinsky: Yes, it's tonight. Sternwood is doing it tonight.
Nathan Bartnick: Jesus, Max, you've got it! Where?
Max Lewinsky: Aberdeen Square.
Nathan Bartnick: Are you sure?
Max Lewinsky: Yeah. Yeah, I'm positive.
[punches guy squirming underneath him]
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References Calamity Jane (1953) See more »

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Generic but by no means bad
2 April 2013 | by See all my reviews

'Welcome to the Punch' is a solid idea that becomes a little overblown for its own good in the final act; clearly inspired by the crime classics like Mann's 'Heat', it doesn't pull it off as well. That and some pacing issues aside though, the terrific performances from a top-notch who's who British cast, including James McEvoy, who only has one obvious accent slip in the entire film, Andrea Riseborough, who can do anything, and the brooding, incredible Mark Strong, who almost steals the thing doing little more than looking around. Stylish to within an inch of its life, the fantastically brooding score to match the fantastically brooding faces on screen, and the gorgeous photography carry it through with unexpected panache. Nothing you don't expect, but basically what 'The Sweeney' wanted to be.


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