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Black Out (2012)

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After ruthless gangsters wrongfully accuse him of stealing from them, a retired criminal has 24 hours to creep back into his past life and retrieve a bag of coke before his fiancée is killed.

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Jos Vreeswijk
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Caroline
Bas Keijzer ...
Bobbie
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Coca Inez (as Renee Fokker)
Edmond Classen ...
Charles
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Charity
Birgit Schuurman ...
Petra
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Wally
Kempi ...
Björn
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Vlad
Ursul de Geer ...
Rudolf
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André
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Youssef (as Marwan Kenzari)
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Gianni
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Rex
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On the day before his wedding, retired criminal Jos wakes up next to a murdered man with no recollection of what happened the night before. He soon discovers that a group of gangsters have pinned him as the lone suspect in the theft of 20 kilos of coke. He's got to get it back in 24 hours, or the life of his bride will be in serious danger. Now he has no choice but to creep back into his dangerous old world of petty thieves and drug dealers - all before his wedding the next day. Written by Music Box Films

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26 January 2012 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Black Out - Eine Leiche auf Reisen  »

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€117,816 (Netherlands) (29 January 2012)
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2.35 : 1
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Birgit Schuurman is married to the director, Arne Toonen. Nonetheless, Arne made her and her famous sister Katja Schuurman audition for their parts. See more »

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References Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) See more »

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You won't have one
22 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

This kind of works like a Hangover style thriller and it does so very well. I'm pretty sure an American remake is on its way or is at least in the development stage at this very moment. This is really good and you shouldn't let the fact this is a Dutch production put you off. Or the fact you might need to read subtitles. It's totally worth it, because it has all the ingredients a thriller needs.

There is action, comedy and secrets. The comedy might not be everyones taste, but I really loved how politically incorrect the movie is. If you have a problem with those jokes you might not enjoy the movie as much as I did. Still you can't fault the movie for it's near perfect execution (no pun intended).


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