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R| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
Two brothers (Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan) try desperately to become rock stars, but can only watch while their old classmates, the members of U2, become one of the world's biggest bands.

Cast: Ben Barnes , Robert Sheehan , Krysten Ritter , Pete Postlethwaite , Peter Serafinowicz , Justine Waddell , Luke Treadaway , Martin McCann

Director: Nick Hamm

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: ARC Entertainment

Killing Bono (2011)

Release Date: November 4th, 2011|1 hr. 54 min.

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  • Director Nick Hamm's movie is sparky and fun, and full of affectionate pokes at the '80s music scene. It's also, in terms of music biopics, probably better than the real thing. show more

  • This cleverly conceived, behind-the-scenes tale features fine lead performances and enough nods to the epic group's early days to interest fans outside the U.K. show more

  • It's that mean edge to Killing Bono's storytelling, none of it directed at the famous figure of the title, that makes it more than the film equivalent of someone's prize bar anecdote about the celebrity he knew (and could have been - nay, should have been) back in the day. show more

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