London Boulevard

Not every criminal wants to be one.

London Boulevard
Just out of jail, a young man wants to lead an honest life, and takes a job as bodyguard to a young actress. However the local crime boss wants him for his own bodyguard instead, and is very persistent in this goal. When the two young people fall in love, and the baddie starts getting out of hand, the ex-con decides it is time to sort the problem out once and for all...

113 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence).
Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, On the art circuit
Never could trust the Irish...
Never could trust the Irish...


Colin Farrell, Keira Knightley, David Thewlis, Anna Friel, Ben Chaplin, Ray Winstone
William Monahan
ScreenplayWilliam Monahan, from the novel by Ken Bruen
MusicSergio Pizzorno
CinematographyChris Menges
EditingDody Dorn, Robb Sullivan
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2010
Produced byGK Films, Henceforth, Projection Pictures, London Boulevard

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreCrime, action, drama
LanguageStrong, frequent
NudityBrief, infrequent, breasts in semi-sexual context
SexBrief, implied infrequent
ViolenceFrequent, bloody, explicit, shocking, realistic, cruel
BlasphemySome profanity
Drug abuseAlcohol, tobacco, coke use, pot smoking, not instructional
CommentsVery menacing, threatening and suspenseful movie.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.


Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Helen Herimbi quote iconOn boulevard of broken dreams
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconRomanse, misdaad vervleg in rolprent
Cape Times
Ray Benette quote iconSlice of lowlife so good it's criminal
Rottentomatoes critics
21 critics
Rottentomatoes tomatometer

What the People say

10985 Netizens quote iconYou wouldn't believe how underrated this movie really is...

Average .. 53%



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