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The Intent (2016)

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An undercover police officer finds his loyalties tested as the gang he's grown attached to becomes increasingly violent.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dylan Duffus Dylan Duffus ... Gunz
Scorcher Scorcher ... Hoodz (as Tayo 'Scorcher' Garett)
Shone Romulus Shone Romulus ... D'Angel
Jade Asha ... Naeema
Femi Oyeniran Femi Oyeniran ... Mitch
Ashley Chin ... G Money
Nicky Slimting Walker Nicky Slimting Walker ... Shane (as Nicky Slimting)
Fekky Fekky ... Blacks (as Simeon 'Fekky' Ogundipe)
Krept Krept ... Daniel
Karl Wilson Karl Wilson ... Leon (as Konan)
Sarah Akokhia ... Sergeant Rebecca Smith
Wesley Gumbs Wesley Gumbs ... Boy Blue
Tyrone Lake Tyrone Lake ... Teaser
See Jay 100 See Jay 100 ... Fire (as SeeJay 100)
Emani Joof Emani Joof ... Sophie
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Gunz (Dylan Duffus) is thrust into a world of excitement when he joins the TIC crew. The crew, led by the ruthless Hoodz (Scorcher), goes from low level weed peddling to full on armed robberies within a fortnight. Their new found infamy affords them a life of guns, drugs, and girls but they also catch the attention of the police and a rival gang. To make matters worse they have been infiltrated by an undercover police officer. Does he have "THE INTENT" to remain a criminal or abide by his oath to the force?

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 2016 (UK) See more »

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$21,305
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Criminal Intent
26 January 2018 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Good intentions do not always make a good movie. The action part of the movie does sort of work. They also know how to cut/edit effectively. But one of the major issues the movies has is its characters/actors. While I don't want to be to quick to judge the actors based on one performance, it is safe to say that the script does not give them anything or rather really much to play with and develop a character.

It feels like they knew what they wanted to do and the characters do feel "real", but they are not accessible to the viewer. So it is a shame and almost a waste. The movie might have had more potential if it took more notes from the movies it does try to copy.


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