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R| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
America had Al Capone; England, the Kray brothers and Australia - proving once and for all its antipodean sense of humor - has Mark "Chopper" Read. "Chopper" is inspired by the books of Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read, arguably Australia's most infamous former criminal. "Chopper" draws on police records, court transcripts, news coverage and interviews with people who knew Chopper Read.

Cast: Eric Bana , Vince Colosimo , Simon Lyndon , Kate Beahan , David Field , Dan Wyllie , Bill Young , Kenny Graham

Director: Andrew Dominik

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Image Entertainment Inc., First Look

Chopper (2000)

Release Date: April 11th, 2001|1 hr. 34 min.

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  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    It's Eric Bana, a popular Australian stand-up comic, who justifies our interest with a dazzling performance of blunt humor, unpredictability and an edge of menace. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Its dabs of dark comedy and stabs of gore, still rings with a sense of the real. It's electric-charged. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    It's galling to see such a low-life canonized in a film, but it's also riveting drama. show more

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