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Calm with Horses (2019)

R | | Crime, Drama | 31 July 2020 (USA)
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Douglas 'Arm' Armstrong has become the feared enforcer for the drug-dealing Devers family, whilst also trying to be a good father. Torn between these two families, Arm's loyalties are tested when he is asked to kill for the first time.

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Nick Rowland

Writers:

Colin Barrett (based on the short story by), Joe Murtagh (as Joseph Murtagh)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cosmo Jarvis ... Arm
Barry Keoghan ... Dympna
Liam Carney ... Fannigan
David Wilmot ... Hector
Brian Doherty ... Larry
Ned Dennehy ... Paudi
Simone Kirby ... June
Roisin O'Neill ... Fatima
Toni O'Rourke ... Lisa
Hazel Doupe ... Charlie
Rory Quinn Rory Quinn ... Brandon
Ally Ni Chiarain ... Mrs. Dory
Niamh Algar ... Ursula
Kiljan Moroney Kiljan Moroney ... Jack (as Kiljan Tyr Moroney)
Anthony Welsh ... Rob
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In the dark underbelly of rural Ireland, ex-boxer Douglas "Arm" Armstrong (Cosmo Jarvis, Hunter Killer) has become a feared enforcer for the drug-dealing Devers family. When his ruthless employers order him to kill for the first time, his loyalties are tested in this powerful thriller costarring Barry Keoghan (Dunkirk) and Ned Dennehy ("Peaky Blinders"). Written by Saban Films

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for some strong violence, pervasive language, drug use and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Kilian Moroney's movie debut who won the role of Jack out of thousands of kids. See more »

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Quite liked this one
12 May 2020 | by coho93-118-573240See all my reviews

Really good story and the acting was great. Not so much a gangster flick, but there are definitely some violent moments. I couldn't help but feel for Arm.


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UK | Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Shadow of Violence See more »

Filming Locations:

County Galway, Ireland

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$103,162
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