Son of A Gun

Son of A Gun

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After breaking out of a maximum-security prison, Brendan Lynch, Australia's most notorious criminal, enlists 19-year-old JR to accompany him and his crew on a gold heist that promises to deliver millions. However, as things start to go wrong, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues.
Call Number: BLU F SON
Characteristics: video file,Blu-Ray,1080p high definition,rda
digital,optical,5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio,rda
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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mrkus
Jul 19, 2017

Really liked this aussie shoot 'em up...

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Tilapia
Apr 09, 2017

I loved this movie. Although it had some sort of violence, which I'm not a fan of, but that didn't take away from the brilliance of the movie. One of the best movies I've seen in long time!

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reverendmike
Mar 10, 2017

This movie has style, but the story is engaging; it's not all flash. It's not the greatest thing you'll ever see, but it's enjoyable. Ewan McGregor's performance is strong. Alicia Vikander does fine work (and is always beautiful to watch). Do not expect a crazy explosions-and-hellfire ending that blows your toes off. This is really a story about the imperfect relationship between the father figure and the son figure, in a crime/underworld setting.

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Jsmackenator
Nov 26, 2016

All style and no substance. Who is the story about? Is it about the boy getting the girl? Is it about a boy and his daddy issues? Is it about a weird love triangle? Beats me. Didn't seem like the director cared about telling a compelling story, so much as he just wanted everything to look cool. Which the movie definitely does well. Enjoyed looking at it. But that was about it.

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ddonster
May 25, 2016

Pretty good crime drama. Good action and Alicia Vikander is nice to look at. Are you a bonobo or a chimpanzee?

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Monolith
May 12, 2016

A taut, high tension crime drama, drawn ever tighter by Ewan McGregor. Gotta love that dude's name -- say it with me with a proper Scottish brogue, ready? EEYOOAN MACK-GREGGAHHH!!! Great frickin' name. EEEYOOAN MACK-GREGGAHHHHHHHH!!!

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jimg2000
Feb 18, 2016

Fast pace thriller with lots of actions in this dog eat dog caper among violent robbers and a pair of young lovers. All good until the ending which seemed wishy-washy and anti-climatic.

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tj_is_cool
Feb 07, 2016

Quite entertaining. There is just no honor between thieves.

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Calvacade
Sep 17, 2015

This was a good action movie when it concentrated on Ewan MacGregor's character- so half to 3/4ths were pretty good.

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trotter73
May 29, 2015

pretty entertaining heist movie even with all the cliches in it

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jimg2000
Feb 18, 2016

Only two races of people in this world. Did you know that? Some scientist looked way, way back in our evolution and he discovered that all humans come from just two kinds of monkey - the chimpanzee and the bonobo. They're almost indistinguishable. They're both primates, but have completely different characteristics. The chimp, if it's threatened
or scared, will fight and in some cases even kill its own. But the bonobo, they just huddle together and fxyk. Yeah, yeah, you're a lover or a fighter. The bonobo are almost extinct. You need to figure out which species you are. And you'd better do it quickly.
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-Who moved this?!
BRENDAN: I did. I wasn't expecting any honour amongst thieves here, but I am not sensing much remorse, Sam.
-It's business. No place for sentiments.

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jimg2000
Feb 18, 2016

Are your ears painted on? You heard the man.
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In game three of the most famous chess tournament in history between Bobby Fischer
and Boris Spassky, Bobby played an opening move he'd never played before. ... It means 'son of sorrow'. If you commit to this, there's no going back. If you play this opening, you're saying I'm not interested in a draw. A draw cannae help me. This is all or nothing. This is a fight to the death.'
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-If you're not sleeping with him, why does he keep you around?
-The same reason you bought that dumb leather jacket - thinks it makes him look good.
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TV News: ... Investigators say they're the chief suspects in a brazen robbery two days ago that netted more than $10 million worth of gold. ...
BRENDAN: Fxyk off! That's more than twice what we took. Everyone's ripping off everyone, eh?

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