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.
The line "it was absolute madness at its very best" was written by Charles Bronson himself for the film and told to Nicolas Winding Refn during one of their phone calls.
Now hang on to your fillings. Alright? 'Cause it's going to get fucking Leary.
In the movie, Michael's/Charles' loot from the post office robbery is some £42 and small change. In reality, it was £26.18.
£258,360 (UK) (15 March 2009)
$104,792 (USA) (27 December 2009)
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