Dirty Deeds
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Directed by David Caesar, Dirty Deeds is an Australian crime picture inspired by real-life Sydney mobsters, and is set in the Sydney crime underworld of 1969. Bryan Brown stars as Barry Ryan, a prominent gangster whose ruthlessness rivals some of the toughest in the trade. He lives with his downbeat wife, Sharon (Toni Collette), and their son, but spends the majority of his time either with fellow mobsters or his mistress, Margaret (Kestie Morassi). Ryan's business is threatened when a Chicago Mafia boss dispatches two of his goons to scope out the poker machine scene for a potential… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 64%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A wild ride juiced with enough energy and excitement for at least three films."
‑ Erin Free, Hollywood Reporter
"Nothing special but still good fun."
‑ Jason Anderson, eye WEEKLY
"Writer/director David Caesar ladles on the local flavour with a hugely enjoyable film about changing times, clashing cultures and the pleasures of a well-made pizza."
‑ Andrew Howe, eFilmCritic.com
"Fun, watchable, enjoyable, forgettable."
‑ Jason Gorber, Film Scouts
"...[the film] works, due mostly to the tongue-in-cheek attitude of the screenplay."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"With Dirty Deeds, David Caesar has stepped into the mainstream of filmmaking with an assurance worthy of international acclaim and with every cinematic tool well under his control -- driven by a natural sense for what works on screen."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"Though perhaps a bit too overstuffed for such familiar fare, Dirty Deeds succeeds through sheer force of quirk and a seemingly endless supply of hyper-kinetic energy."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"In this film, Aussie David Caesar channels the not-quite-dead career of Guy Ritchie."
‑ David Poland, Hot Button
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