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Guns Akimbo (2019)

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A guy relies on his newly-acquired gladiator skills to save his ex-girlfriend from kidnappers.

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Credited cast:
Samara Weaving ... Nix
Daniel Radcliffe ... Miles
Rhys Darby ... Glenjamin
Mark Rowley ... Dane
Ned Dennehy ... Riktor
Natasha Liu Bordizzo ... Nova
Grant Bowler ... Degraves
Hanako Footman ... Ruby
Mattias Inwood ... Skizm Goon
Milo Cawthorne ... Hadley
Racheal Ofori ... Effie
Colin Moy ... Clive
Edwin Wright ... Stanton
Set Sjöstrand ... Fuckface
Jacqueline Lee Geurts ... Irene Degraves
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Miles is stuck in a dead-end job, still in love with his ex-girlfriend Nova. Unbeknownst to him, a gang called Skizm is running a deadly competition within his city in which complete strangers fight to the death for the entertainment of an online audience of millions. Miles soon finds himself caught up in the game and forced to fight in a battle to the death. Initially, Miles' lifetime of running from his problems pays off as he manages to elude his first opponent but when Nova is kidnapped, he must finally stop running and overcome his fears to fight for the girl he loves.

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Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, pervasive language, drug use, sexual references and brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Lionsgate have opted to release "Guns Akimbo" sans the titular 'GUNS' on their home entertainment artwork in the United States. See more »

Goofs

With his fingers screwed or braced to the handguns, Miles had lot of troubles handling many things as shown earlier in the film. He seemingly had managed to escape from the BMW car after the collision by pulling the door latch to open the rear passenger door. See more »

Quotes

Miles: Don't worry, this isn't a love story about some nerd trying to get the girl like she's an Xbox achievement to be unlocked.
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Alternate Versions

German theatrical version was cut by approx. 1 minute to secure a "Not under 16" rating. See more »

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References Bambi (1942) See more »

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Good fun
29 February 2020 | by mikeklementSee all my reviews

This kind of reminds me of Hardcore Henry minus the first person views. It's fun action that you can't take serious, there are some funny parts and it never feels slow or boring. Worth watching


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28 February 2020 (USA) See more »

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