• Killing Bono (2011)

Killing Bono

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

Keywords: Amusing, Rise, School, 1980s

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70

    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

  • 75
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

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

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    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

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