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

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Jason Lei Howden
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Cast

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Daniel Radcliffe ... Miles
Samara Weaving ... Nix
Ned Dennehy ... Riktor
Natasha Liu Bordizzo ... Nova
Grant Bowler ... Degraves
Edwin Wright ... Stanton
Milo Cawthorne ... Hadley
Mark Rowley ... Dane
Racheal Ofori ... Effie
Set Sjöstrand ... Fuckface
Rhys Darby ... Glenjamin
Graham Vincent ... Cop #1
Tim Foley ... Cop #2
Richard Knowles ... Zander
Aaron Jackson ... Clement
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Miles is stuck in a dead-end programming job. Still in love with his ex-girlfriend Nova, he spends his waking hours between pining for her and scouring the internet as a social-justice troll, cowardly leaving anonymous insults to those who post objectionable content online. Meanwhile a cyber-gang, called Skizm, is running an ultra-violent game across his city, in which violent criminals fight to the death for the entertainment of an online audience of millions. Miles feels safe and secure insulting the sick audience of this game, but soon finds himself abducted and thrust into the game, forced to fight with an insane, gun-crazed, escaped lunatic. His only tools, but also his biggest handicap, are the two huge pistols that have been literally bolted onto his hands. Initially, Miles' lifetime of running from his problems pays off as he - barely - manages to elude his seemingly unstoppable opponent, but when Nova's life is threatened unless he takes an active part in the game, he must ... Written by Simon Manning

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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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Many times throughout the film (for instance, a label on a clothing dumpster, the side of a police car coming out of an underground garage, the CCTV within a police station, on a police computer screen and a huge billboard behind Miles as he tries to attract the attention of the authorities, etc.) that the title is set in a fictional metropolis known as 'Shrapnel City'. See more »

Goofs

Right after the large explosion near the end, Nova tries to run away from Riktor. As they struggle, a large piece of plaster falls off the wall. Moments later, as they rush to the stairs to the helicopter, the piece of plaster is back in place. See more »

Quotes

Fuckface: Kill them!
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Alternate Versions

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

Connections

References He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Never Surrender
Written by Lenny Macaluso
Performed by Stan Bush
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Great Fun, Great Soundtrack
1 March 2020 | by rdsearSee all my reviews

Fun ride, good shootem up movie, with a great soundtrack.


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Germany | New Zealand | UK

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

28 February 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Guns Akimbo See more »

Filming Locations:

Auckland, New Zealand See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,034,769
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2.39:1
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