• The Limey (1999)

The Limey

Release Date: 1999

DVD Release Date: February 20th, 2001

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

The Limey follows Wilson (Terence Stamp), a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling Valentine (Peter Fonda) and an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals, hoping to find clues and piece together what happened. After surviving a near-death beating, getting thrown from a building and being chased down a dangerous mountain road, the Englishman decides to dole out some bodily harm of his own.

Cast: Terence Stamp, Peter Fonda, Lesley Ann Warren, Luis Guzmán, Barry Newman, Joe Dallesandro, Nicky Katt, Amelia Heinle

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Artisan Entertainment

Keywords: Suspenseful, Family, Murder, Daughter, Pursuit, 1990s, Revenge, Los Angeles, Brooding

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Wesley MorrisSan Francisco Examiner

    Makes a term like neo-noir seem like a fatuous catch phrase. show more

  • 67
    Michael AtkinsonMr. Showbiz

    It's such an accomplished, beguiling film in its details that you almost don't notice that the story is scattershot, arbitrary, and thin -- almost. show more

  • 100
    Edward GuthmannSan Francisco Chronicle

    A first-rate crime thriller and further proof that Soderbergh is one of our great contemporary film stylists. show more

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