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.
Bronson is occasionally seen wearing a small pair of shades. These are not an accessory. According to the real-life Bronson, his years in poorly-lit solitary units so damaged his eyesight that he required darkened lenses just to read.
I love you.
Charles Bronson: I love you.
Alison: It's been nice. But I love Brian.
Charles Bronson: Who's Brian?
Alison: He's my boyfriend. And he's coming here to bike.
Charles Bronson: Brian...
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)