Dead Man Running

Dead Man Running is a 2009 British comedy crime film directed by Alex De Rakoff, written by De Rakoff and John Luton, and starring Tamer Hassan and Danny Dyer. Football players Ashley Cole and Rio Ferdinand served as executive producers.

The film was released in the United Kingdom onOctober 2009. It grossed 681,354 in the UK and 735,875 in total foreign gross. PhaseFilms released it in the US.Rotten Tomatoes, a review aggregator, reports thatofsurveyed critics gave the film a positive review the average rating was 410. The sites consensus reads Poor performances, stiff dialogue, flat characters, and an unimaginative stab at the mood of the Guy Ritchie crime caper make Dead Man Running into a hooligan tale with little to offer. Kim Newman of Empire rated itstars and wrote, This shaggy dog gangland story feels like a straggler from the batch of forgettable Lock, Stock imitators greenlit a decade ago. It has a quality cast, but weve run round this track too many times, while the script jogs from scene to scene without any surprises. Ellen E. Jones of Total Film rated itstars and called it amiable rubbish. Derek Adams of Time Out London called it budgetconscious, simplistically plotted and often cringingly performed. Philip French of The Guardian wrote that it is a little uncertain in tone, but brisk and likely to go down well with the patrons of Albert Squares Queen Vic. Peter Bradshaw, also of The Guardian, rated itstars and wrote, For all the subGuy Ritchie cliches, it has its moments and is not as bad as it could have been. Robert Hanks of The Independent wrote, Is there any way of stemming the flow of postGuy Ritchie cockney crime comedies? Would, say, sticking Danny Dyers head on a pike somewhere in Bethnal Green be enough of a deterrent? Derek Elley of Variety wrote that the film recycles Cockney crimer cliches to moderately entertaining results. ........

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