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Outlaw (2007)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 9 March 2007 (UK)
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A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their Police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.

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Nick Love

Writer:

Nick Love

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Danny Bryant
Danny Dyer ... Gene Dekker
Rupert Friend ... Sandy Mardell
Sean Harris ... Simon Hillier
Lennie James ... Cedric Munroe
Bob Hoskins ... Walter Lewis
Sally Bretton ... Kelly
Joe Jackson Joe Jackson ... Subaru Kid #1
Igor Breakenback Igor Breakenback ... Subaru Kid #2
James Farbell James Farbell ... Subaru Kid #3
Emily Maitlis ... Herself
Sonic Sonic ... Big Kid (as Sonic Rainer)
Shane Reese Shane Reese ... Kid #1
Ethan Wilson Ethan Wilson ... Kid #2
Rory Pettyjohns Rory Pettyjohns ... Kid #3
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A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their Police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.

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Taglines:

There will be no excuses. The guilty will be punished. No one is above OUTLAW


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, pervasive language and brief sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Vertigo Films

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2007 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lei da Milícia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP2,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,345,818
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Writer and Director Nick Love based the screenplay on newspaper stories and anecdotes he's been told by people all over the U.K. The narrative is fictional, but many of the incidents portrayed are based on fact. See more »

Quotes

Simon Hillier: What did I tell you, eh? Fucking out-there.
Gene Dekker: He's completely insane.
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References Munich (2005) See more »

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Puppy Love
Written and Performed by Paul Anka
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Top Notch British Movie
14 July 2007 | by adamcarltonSee all my reviews

If you are someone like me who hadn't seen the trailers for this or hadn't actually heard of it, and aren't used to films of this type (i.e. British setting based around violence and crime) then you are likely to really thoroughly enjoy this movie. I thought it was one of the greatest British films in a long time, and is up there in my mind with 28 Days/Weeks Later and the like.

The acting is pretty top notch. I thought Danny Dyer and Sean Bean were fantastic unlike a few of the other commenter's, and their dialogue and actions were pretty moving and inspiring. I thought the camera work went well with the type of film it was, and aided in conveying the action, violence and attitude of the movie. There wasn't too much violence nor too little, and at times i was kept on my seat, cringing ready for the next punch, hit with a bat or pipe, or any other act performed.

The ending was pretty cool too and wasn't what i predicted to happen. It left me grinning and i was just really entertained throughout the film.

I think for the people who were looking forward to the film it was bound to not be as good as expected, but if your after something interesting or something different to your typical action or horror flick, and you like British movies, you should really give this a shot. You wont regret it.


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