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Dom Hemingway (2013)

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After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.

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Richard Shepard

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Richard Shepard
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jude Law ... Dom Hemingway
Luca Zoo Franzoni Luca Zoo Franzoni ... Dom's Prison Buddy (as Luca Franzoni)
Richard Graham ... Prison Guard
George Sweeney ... Man Outside Pub
Mark Wingett ... Man Outside Pub 2
David Baukham David Baukham ... Security Guard
Nick Raggett ... Sandy Butterfield
Simeon Moore Simeon Moore ... Andrew
Richard E. Grant ... Dickie Black
Glenn Hirst Glenn Hirst ... Barman
Kaitana Taylor ... Girl at Bar
Colette Morrow Colette Morrow ... Girl at Bar
Jeanie Gold Jeanie Gold ... Barmaid
Brenda Palmer Brenda Palmer ... Lady on Train
Philippe Pierrard Philippe Pierrard ... Lardo
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Storyline

Vulgar, brash and loud, Dom Hemingway has just been released from prison after serving twelve years for his crime as a safe-cracker working for Ivan Fontaine, who Dom's best friend and associate Dickie Black calls one of the most dangerous men in Europe. Dom left the employ of Lestor McGreevy, a man he generally disliked, to work for Fontaine. Dom could have easily plea bargained with the authorities to give up information on Fontaine for a reduced sentence, he not doing so which resulted in he never again seeing his wife Katherine who died of cancer while he was in prison, and now being estranged from his young adult daughter Evie who sees his choice as his priority of Fontaine over her and her mother. For his silence and giving up twelve years of his life, Dom believes Fontaine owes him and owes him big, and with Dickie by his side, tries to track down Fontaine for that payment. Despite his encounter with a young new ageist woman named Melody, his actions which she vows will lead to... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Jude Law is Dom Hemingway and you're not.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, some violence and drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jude Law (Dom Hemingway)'s partner in the film is named Dickie. In The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Law portrayed a character named Dickie (Greenleaf). See more »

Goofs

When Dom and Lestor are discussing business by the canal, a predominantly yellow barge suddenly appears, moored, just behind them, then - as Lestor jogs off - it's gone. See more »

Quotes

Paolina: I don't know who this man is.
Dom Hemingway: Oh. I'll tell you who I am. I'm the fucker who'll tear your nose off with my teeth. I'm the fucker who will gut you with a dull cheese knife and sing Gilbert and Sullivan while I do it. I'm the fucker who'll dump your dead body in a freezing cold lake and watch you sink to the bottom like so much shit. I am that fucker. That's the fucker who I am.
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Connections

Featured in Film 2017: Episode dated 26 November 2014 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

La Fanette
(Jacques Brel)
Published by Editions Gérard Meys
Performed by Shawn Elliott and Wolfgang Knittel
Licensed courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Inc
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User Reviews

 
Good movie, definitely different, definitely not what I expected
8 September 2013 | by Beju-lakhaniSee all my reviews

I just saw the gala premier at TIFF and overall, I enjoyed the film. The acting was terrific, with Jude Law playing Dom Hemingway in the lead. The first few minutes of the movie had me wondering what I had gotten myself into, as it really starts off with a bang (or a blow, perhaps). That feeling of not quite knowing what I was watching stayed with me for a bit, as the movie is vulgar, violent, funny, and awkward, sometimes all at once. In the end, I liked I really liked it and found myself rooting for Dom despite having a bunch of reasons not to. It's worth watching for the terrific acting, and the moments between Dom and Dickie when things get tense are great.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Dom Hemingway See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,276, 6 April 2014

Gross USA:

$523,511

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,307,599
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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