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.
Nicolas Winding Refn was not allowed to meet Charles Bronson in person since he is not from Britain, but was allowed to have two phone calls with him. Tom Hardy met with Bronson several times and the two became good friends. Bronson was impressed with how Hardy managed to get ... ...
Right! I've got a librarian up here, and he's in a lot of trouble!
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) (13 March 2009)
$104,792 (USA) (25 December 2009)
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