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24 Hours in London (2000)

Cast: Gary Olsen, Gary Olsen, Anjela Lauren Smith, more...
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Studio: First Look Pictures
Genre: Foreign, Science Fiction , UK
Running Time: 91 min.
Subtitles: Spanish
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This title is currently out of print.

Synopsis
It's 2009. The evil Christian (Gary Olsen) sends a bunch of assassins off to snuff out a protected witness (Anjela Lauren-Smith) to a killing. Things are complicated by the presence of three cops, one of whom is secretly working for Christian. Violence ensues. ~ Rebecca Flint Marx, All Movie Guide

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GreenCine Member Reviews

Oh please lord give me the last 90 minutes of my life back! by GrimacingBuddha May 7, 2003 - 9:31 AM PDT
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3 out of 3 members found this review helpful
This film was painful. The dialogue was trite and boring, the effects overproduced (and down right shitty) and the villains were something out of GIJOE cartoons. But wait, I have not begun to delve into the murky cesspool that is this films plot. Here is a brief badly punctuated rundown: organ harvesters caught in a hotel with police who are protecting a woman from evil potbellied sword swinging neo-samurai cum gangster and his zombie troops (zombies for the acting style and their un-kill-ability) who are waging a war to make London town their ??? (their motives were not really explained it was left to a "well its what gangsters do!" conclusion for the viewer) as if this was not painful enough add the Mafia man from America named...TONY! (surprise!) At some point I just stopped watching and focused on trimming my toenails and fast-forwarded through the rest. My favorite part of the film though was when the "Russian" mobsters, who are speaking "Russian" mind you...well they not only mispronounce words but it sounds that they are reading cue-cards in monotone, but they tried! As opposed to the other reviewer I will write each and every persons name in this film down and avoid watching anything that they have any part in...well except for the guy doing the subtitles they were crisp and white and easy to read.

24 hours to many by jorvet February 6, 2003 - 2:21 PM PST
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5 out of 5 members found this review helpful
Bad acting, bad editing, ok story.
The timing, both in the acting and the editing is mostly way off target. The story is pretty cool, it probably looked, and was, great on paper. But the end result is abysmal. I do how ever look forward to seeing what the people behind it do next. Just because they messed up on this movie doesn't mean that they won't deliver a better product next time around.




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