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Kill Your Friends (2015)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Music | 1 April 2016 (USA)
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An A&R man working at the height of the Britpop music craze goes to extremes in order to find his next hit.


Owen Harris


John Niven (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicholas Hoult ... Steven Stelfox
James Corden ... Roger Waters
Georgia King ... Rebecca
Craig Roberts ... Darren
Jim Piddock ... Derek Sommers
Joseph Mawle ... James Trellick
Dustin Demri-Burns ... David Schnieder
Damien Molony ... Ross
Bronson Webb ... Rob Hasting
Ella Smith ... Nikki
Rosanna Hoult ... Katy
Ed Skrein ... Rent
Tom Riley ... Parker Hall
Kurt Egyiawan ... Tim
Hugh Skinner ... John


An A&R man working at the height of the Britpop music craze goes to extremes in order to find his next hit.

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Lies. Betrayal. Murder. Just another day at the office. See more »


Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Arkadaslarini Öldür See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film takes place in 90s, a 'Cool Britannia' era where Britpop music has dominated the industry. Most of the songs in official soundtrack album feature real-life stars at the moment such as 'Oasis', Blur and Radiohead. See more »


The film is set in 1997. Stelfox is standing outside the 'Eventim Apollo' (A.K.A. The Hammersmith Odeon). A sign on the building can be seen saying Eventim Apollo, when this film is set the venue was called 'Hammersmith Apollo' it has changed hands several times and did not become the Eventim Apollo until 7th of September 2013. See more »


Steven Stelfox: I'm the king!
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Crazy Credits

In the fine print at the end of the credits, it says "No animals or A&R persons were harmed in the making of this film." See more »


References Scarface (1983) See more »


Beautiful Day
Written by Pete Vuckovic
Performed by 3 Colours Red
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Miscast toxic soulless drivel
19 November 2015 | by darren-153-890810See all my reviews

Lets start with a positive, the soundtrack is absolutely banging. Even the suck my dick tune sounds good in a club a loud.

Unfortunately that's where the positives end. This really is a horrible, horrible, toxic film. It so badly wants to be the Music Industry version of American Psycho but fails miserably. In fact, the film is just one big miserable ball of moribund. It will bring you down and make you want to leave the cinema 20 minutes in.

The main character who looks about 20, lacks any real conviction in almost every scene. He is so badly miscast that at times I thought I was a watching a Friday Night Hollyoaks. He has zero charisma, zero charm and is far to young to be so cynical. He isn't believable on any level.

Patrick Bateman was a beast, but he was a charming beast, he was smooth and delivered his lines with such comedy that you actually kind of liked his character.

There's zero charm in this film. From the opening scene to the final scene. Its like someone has thrown a bowl of sick over you and it will take 90 minutes to dry.

One of the worst films of 2015.

3 out of 10, 2 of those are for the music

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