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The Dirties (2013)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 6 June 2014 (Ireland)
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Two best friends are filming a comedy about getting revenge on the bullies at their high school. One of them isn't joking.

Director:

Matt Johnson

Writers:

Josh Boles (story), Matt Johnson (as Matthew Johnson) | 2 more credits »
9 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Johnson ... Matt
Owen Williams Owen Williams ... Owen
Padraig Singal Padraig Singal ... Boy in Park 1
Ross Hill Ross Hill ... Boy in Park 2
Krista Madison Krista Madison ... Chrissy H.
Shailene Garnett ... Krissy B.
Josh Boles Josh Boles ... Boozy
Brandon Wickens Brandon Wickens ... Jackman
Alireza Shojaei ... Alan (as Alen Delain)
Paul Daniel Ayotte Paul Daniel Ayotte ... Laren
Jordan Foster Jordan Foster ... Dylan
Sean Spiering Sean Spiering ... Rock Thrower
Michael Spiering Michael Spiering ... Rock Thrower
David Matheson David Matheson ... Mr. Muldoon
Jay McCarrol Jay McCarrol ... Mr. Bird
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Two best friends are filming a comedy about getting revenge on the bullies at their high school. One of them isn't joking.

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Taglines:

We're just here for the bad guys.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Owen Williams, who plays Owen Williams, is actually an English teacher in real life. See more »

Quotes

Owen: Ms. Johnson, your son is fucking crazy, he's gotta a bunch of pictures of people on the wall and he thinks he's gonna kill later.
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Connections

References The Believer (2001) See more »

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Vi sitter i Ventrilo och spelar DotA
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Performed by Matt Johnson
Written by David le Roy and Jean-Christophe Belval
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Revenge of the Movie Buffs

Matt and Owen are best friends at the same high school. They are sort of geeky and as such are continually being picked on and bullied by their class mates - who are obviously a bunch of cowards as all bullies are. They are doing a class project in which they have to make a film. This is right up their street as they are both mad movie buffs. So they decide to make a film about how they take revenge on the bullies - as they call them 'the dirties' - and use as many filmic references as possible.

This all seems well and good, only one of them is slightly more serious than the other - cue the mayhem.

Well this is a rather well made indie and you can tell a lot of heart and soul has gone into the production. There are some really good lines and some well observed pieces too especially regarding relationships and movie making. The acting is all surprisingly good too. The only issue may be the way some of the action pans out but that will be a matter of taste for the viewer. All in all they pack an awful lot into the 80 minute run time. I would rate as 7/10 as I always appreciate a good and original indie production.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 June 2014 (Ireland) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Budget:

$10,000 (estimated)
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Zapruder Films, XYZ Films See more »
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