Stand Off (2011)

R   |    |  Comedy, Crime, Drama


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The story centers on a botched fish market robbery that leads to the involvement of the local police and a gangster out for revenge.

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25 March 2013 | cosmo_tiger
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| A very funny and entertaining British crime comedy. I love this genre and this comedy version is well worth seeing. I say B+
"We were robbed, he got the brown bag. Yes, that brown bag." Jimbo is a young father who has a gambling problem. When he gets in deep to a local mob boss he has one choice. Pay him back or give him his son. With his back against the wall he decides to rob a fish market, but for a non-criminal things don't always go right. This first and foremost is a really funny comedy. Just seeing the events unfold on its own is really funny and entertaining to watch but when mixed with the dialog it makes it that much more fun to watch. This movie combines the best of British crime movies with American comedy. While this movie won't win any awards it is one of the most entertaining movies that I have seen in a while and I recommend this. The type of movie you can just put in and not really have to think about, just watch and enjoy. I liked it. Overall, very entertaining and very much worth seeing. I give it a B+.

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One of the phony passports has the name "Genereux," which is Fraser's mother's maiden name.


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Weila Waile
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Young Dubliners (as The Young Dubliners)
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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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