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Shoot 'em Up

I'm a British nanny and I'm Dangerous. 

Year: 2007 
Running Time:
Aspect Ratio: Unknown 
Certificate: BBFC 18 Cert – Not suitable for under 18s 
Subtitles: This film is not expected to be subtitled, though this cannot be guaranteed. 
Directed by Unknown 
Starring: Unknown  

Director: Michael Davis

Starring: Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, Monica Bellucci

Get ready for the definitive action film. Shoot 'em Up kicks off with Smith (Clive Owen) delivering a baby in the middle of a shoot out. After the mother's death he must then find out who the baby is and why psychopathic assassin Hertz (Paul Giamatti) is trying to kill him.

Great performances from the entire cast help to make this film stand out and give it its larger than life feel. Giamatti in particular is unforgettable as the crazed Hertz, stealing every scene that he’s in.

Shoot 'em Up never deviates from its action concept with breaks between action sequences few and far between. The action itself is both inventive and spectacular. Each of the many shoot outs manages to be different enough from the others that it avoids the trap of feeling repetitive. Instead you’re treated to 86 minutes of some of the best action scenes produced by Hollywood.

Most importantly though is that it is a fun film that doesn't take itself too seriously. This sense of humour runs through all of its huge action set pieces making it one of the most enjoyable films of the year. This is definitely a must see for any action film fan. You'll never see anything else quite like this.

George Marshall

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