Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch. But protection comes at a price. Lynch and his crew have plans for their young protegee. Upon release, JR must help secure Lynch's freedom, staging a daring prison break. As a reward, he's invited to join the crew as they plan a gold heist that promises to deliver millions. However, as things start to go wrong, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues. JR finds himself unsure of whom he can trust and on a collision course with his former mentor.
Gold is thicker than blood.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for violence, language throughout, some sexuality, nudity and drug use
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Did You Know?
As he was playing a character moving in criminal circles, Brenton Thwaites
got in contact with a former prisoner and spent time with him to learn more about the lifestyle. He copied a lot of the character traits and mannerisms from his contact who had been convicted at a very young age and had spent most of his adult life in prison. See more
When the drug dealer/ arms dealer hands JR weapons there is no possible way he can hold onto the M60 Machine Gun like that, with it weighing around 23 lbs. See more
Here's some proof that the bonobos aren't dying out.
Performed by Sol Seppy
Written by Sophie Michalitsianos
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