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The Liability (2012)

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When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's gangster boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24-hour journey into a nightmarish world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge, in the company of aging hit man Roy.

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Craig Viveiros

Writer:

John Wrathall
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Cast

Credited cast:
Talulah Riley ... The Girl
Tim Roth ... Roy
Jack O'Connell ... Adam
Peter Mullan ... Peter
Kierston Wareing ... Nicky
Tomi May ... Danil
Christopher Hatherall ... Ivan
Jack McBride Jack McBride ... Mr. Hippy
Simon Manley Simon Manley ... Diner Customer
Anthony McKenzie Anthony McKenzie ... Stranger
Jimmy Knights Jimmy Knights ... Sniper Victim
Neil Eddy Neil Eddy ... Man in Photo
Steven Charles Stobbs Steven Charles Stobbs ... Shopkeeper
Clive Shaw Clive Shaw ... Sniper
Jenny Pike Jenny Pike ... Mrs. Hippy
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When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's gangster boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24-hour journey into a nightmarish world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge, in the company of aging hit man Roy.

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They had their turn... now it's his

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Assassinos de Aluguel See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jack O'Connell and Kierston Wareing worked together on The Runway. See more »

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Features Rage (2011) See more »

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Mambo #8
Performed by Perez Prado Orchestra (as Perez Prado and His Orchestra)
Written by Dámaso Pérez Prado (as Perez Prado)
© 1950 by Editorial Mexicana de Musica Internacional, S.A.
Latin-America Music Publishing Co Ltd
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Definitely Worth Watching
27 January 2013 | by CharlieHoundSee all my reviews

Totally unbelievable... but humorous! I still can't decide if it's supposed to be a comedy, a thriller or a gangster movie, or all of the above... Or whether it was just a bit of tongue-in-cheek fun for the writer.

The movie contains a complete mishmash of actors. It's like Laurel and Hardy meets Reservoir Dogs and everything about it is just so wrong but somehow it works! I think Tim Roth is the reason this movie worked so well. The guy is an excellent actor. Jack O'Connell played a fairly good part, too, and even though the movie was quite predictable, it was well worth the watch.

Definitely worth 7/10


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