• Dead Man's Shoes (2004)

Dead Man's Shoes

Release Date: 2004

DVD Release Date: September 5th, 2006

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

A soldier (Paddy Considine) returns home to his small town and exacts a deadly revenge on the thugs who tormented his dimwitted brother (Toby Kebbell) while he was away. One by one the young hoodlums meet their fates as the soldier releases the hate he feels inside.

Cast: Paddy Considine, Gary Stretch, Toby Kebbell, Stuart Wolfenden, Neil Bell, Paul Sadot, Jo Hartley, Seamus O'Neill

Director: Shane Meadows

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Big Arty, Warp Films

Keywords: Murder, England, Small town, Dark, 2000s, Soldier, Rivalry, Brother, Revenge

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film is filled with deeply unpleasant and stupid people whose vapid speech is largely incomprehensible due to thick regional accents. show more

  • 75
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    This is no simplistic vigilante movie. Like Park Chan-wook's "Vengeance" trilogy, it explores the nature of the beast of revenge, leaving the audience in a sweat of dread. show more

  • 63
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    Very slowly builds to a powerful climax for this arty cross between "Straw Dogs" and "First Blood." show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Nominated Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)