R | | Action, Biography, Crime
A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.
Tom Hardy put on 3 stone (42 lb) to play Charlie Bronson, doing 2500 press-ups a day for five weeks.
To a terrified woman in a jewellery shop: "Don't fucking move! Or I'll kill you. Alright?"
A young black girl who is seen with Michael Peterson in the night club/bar when he is asked to change his name to Charles Bronson is seen with a navel piercing (belly button) during the time this was set (1980s) these piercings were not common until the mid 1990s and also the piercing is clearly modern in nature.
£258,360 (UK) (13 March 2009)
$104,792 (USA) (25 December 2009)