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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

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Cast

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 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

Taglines:

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 »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Recompensa See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$158,330 (United Kingdom), 15 November 2013, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,276, 6 April 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$518,134, 11 May 2014
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jude Law gained 30 pounds for his role as Dom. 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

Hugh: Whatever happened to you it sure wasn't pretty.
Dom Hemingway: Misfortune. Misfortune befell me.
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Hemingway Clubbing, High Clubbing, A Cat's Pant, and The Club
(Chad Hobson)
Published by Atlantic Screen Composers Ltd. © 2013
Produced, Arranged and Performed by Chad Hobson
Licensed courtesy of Atlantic Screen Composers Ltd.
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Dom Hemingway = Brash, in your Face Fun Movie.
12 April 2014 | by Evil-Lee-666See all my reviews

I am not Jude Law's biggest fan. His best Gangster style film to date IMHO has been Love, Honor & Obey which was immensely entertaining. So I took a long shot at watching this with minimum expectation. How wrong was I. Both Jude Law & Richard E Grant were brilliant. The start was a little "what the hell is going on" until the film kicked into gear & I was blown away by it. It has some very good comedy elements without trying to be funny & some scenes that just stole the movie. As for Dom the character he just reminded me of a few Londoners that I know. A very good movie with nothing original in terms of script or story but both Jude & Richard made good with what little they had to work with.


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