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Moonwalkers (2015)

After failing to locate the legendary Stanley Kubrick, an unstable CIA agent must instead team up with a seedy rock band manager to develop the biggest con of all time-staging the moon landing.

Writers:

Dean Craig (a film written by), Antoine Bardou-Jacquet (story by)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rupert Grint ... Jonny
Ron Perlman ... Kidman
Robert Sheehan ... Leon
Stephen Campbell Moore ... Derek Kaye
Eric Lampaert ... Glen
Kevin Bishop ... Paul
Tom Audenaert Tom Audenaert ... Renatus
Erika Sainte Erika Sainte ... Ella
Jay Benedict ... Colonel Dickford
Kerry Shale ... Mr. White
James Cosmo ... Dawson
John Flanders ... CIA Agent Murphy
Joe Sheridan ... Pashman
Andrew Blumenthal ... Kozinsky
Julie Maes ... Barmaid Country Pub
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Storyline

What if Apollo 11 never actually made it? What if, in reality, Stanley Kubrick secretly shot the famous images of the moon landing in a studio, working for the US administration? This is the premise of a totally plausible conspiracy theory that takes us to swinging sixties London, where a stubborn CIA agent will never find Kubrick but instead is forced to team up with a lousy manager of a seedy rock band to develop the biggest con of all time, in this riotous, high-tempo action-comedy. Written by Reece Davis

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Based on a true conspiracy theory.

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, graphic nudity, plentiful drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Moonwalk See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgium

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The coffee table in Derek Kaye's office is reminiscent of the tables in the Korova milk bar in "A Clockwork Orange." See more »

Goofs

Early on in Jonny's flat there is a Who/Steve Gibbons tour poster on the wall that is from 1976--seven years after the action takes place. See more »

Quotes

Kidman: It's not that I don't understand; it's that I don't give a fuck.
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Connections

References I Love Lucy (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony NR 1 Andante
by Franz Joseph Haydn
(P) Bella Musica GmbH
Courtesy of MYMA (Montmorency Music Agency)
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Moonwalkers: an enjoyable flick.
17 January 2016 | by niutta-enricoSee all my reviews

Looks like an American film but is not: although shot in English, is a French-Belgian production on the script of English screenwriter Dean Craig.

It's a funny and ironic film, celebrating the psychedelic atmosphere of the swinging London (we are in June '69). You won't really laugh but you will have a good time watching: who doesn't like to watch magic mushroom-eating guys playing the good ones?

Everybody acts sensationally and the characters are so good that you will easily imagine a sequel. One word about the cast: Ron Perlman and Rupert Grint steal the scene but males will surely also notice beautiful Belgian actress Erika Sainte, previously unknown to greater American and British audiences…


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