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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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Jason Lei Howden
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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Storyline

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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Trivia

Samara Weaving has a tattoo of the Deathly Hallows symbol from the Harry Potter movies, which gave Daniel Radcliffe his big break. See more »

Goofs

Shortly after Nix has two fingers cut off her right hand there is a close up of her hand holding a hammer aloft with all her fingers intact. 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 The Walking Dead (2010) See more »

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Performed by AKA Block
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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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Country:

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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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,034,769
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2.39:1
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