6.0/10
3,395
15 user 58 critic

Blood (2012)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 9 August 2013 (USA)
Trailer
2:14 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Thriller charting the moral collapse of a police family. Two cop brothers, smothered by the shadow of their former police chief father, must investigate a crime they themselves have committed.

Director:

Nick Murphy

Writers:

Bill Gallagher, Bill Gallagher (based on the miniseries by)

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Bettany ... Joe Fairburn
Stephen Graham ... Chrissie Fairburn
Brian Cox ... Lenny Fairburn
Mark Strong ... Robert Seymour
Ben Crompton ... Jason Buliegh
Naomi Battrick ... Miriam Fairburn
Zoë Tapper ... Jemma Venn
Natasha Little ... Lily Fairburn
Sandra Voe Sandra Voe ... Sandra Buliegh
Jasper Britton Jasper Britton ... Daniel Heston
Adrian Edmondson ... Tom Tiernan
Danny McEvoy Danny McEvoy ... Sammy
Lucy Lowe Lucy Lowe ... Judy Drinkle (as Elizabeth Lowe)
Patrick Hurd-Wood ... Dominic
Stuart McQuarrie Stuart McQuarrie ... David Saddler
Edit

Storyline

Thriller charting the moral collapse of a police family. Two cop brothers, smothered by the shadow of their former police chief father, must investigate a crime they themselves have committed.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You can't bury the truth.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood - Mord am Meer See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The movie was shot in Wirral, England in and around the town where the director, Nick Murphy, grew up. He relocated much of the action to the island off West Kirby where as a kid he had thought it would be a good place to bury a body. See more »

Quotes

Robert Seymour: Why do we let people break us?
Chrissie Fairburn: Love.
See more »

Connections

Version of Conviction (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Intense
23 June 2013 | by alan-taylor77See all my reviews

Blood deserves better than other reviewers have suggested. It is a small movie yes but it is intense and filled with first-rate performances from an excellent cast. Bettany especially is on great form, but then he usually is, as a man falling apart. You believe these characters, understand their motivations and emotions, even as you watch them get closer to the edge.

We may have seen many of the cast in bigger productions but there is no sense that they are slumming it and even the smaller roles are played in an incredibly realistic way. It reminded me of some of the best noir movies in the way the plot is driven by the characters' reactions to one fateful action and the way the claustrophobia mounts as they struggle to come to terms with what has happened. Recommended.


22 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 15 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed