Killing Bono Poster

Release Date: November 4th, 2011

DVD Release Date: January 17th, 2012

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

Production Co: Generator Entertainment, Cinema Three

Distributors: ARC Entertainment

Keywords: Rise, Amusing, 1980s, School

Ratings & Reviews

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Killing Bono begs to be remade with A-list stars but, given Neil's history of near-misses, probably won't be. show more

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