Perrier's Bounty
Perrier's Bounty (2010)

An ordinary guy gets himself in an extraordinary amount of trouble in this blend of comedy and action from director Ian Fitzgibbon. Michael McCrea (Cillian Murphy) is a regular guy who isn't especially good with money, which leads him… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 16, 2010
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57%
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46%


Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It has interesting characters and a strong cast, but Perrier's Bounty ultimately fails to do anything original with them.

Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

This is one of those time-killer movies that definitely goes well with a pint of Guinness.

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John Anderson
Variety

An uneven mix of conventional caper and sentimental hooey, but there's no denying a certain quotient of fun.

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

At times, O'Rowe and Fitzgibbon appear to be straining too hard for effect, but at its best the film has a cartoonish vitality. The plot may be all over the place, but the cast relish O'Rowe's salty dialogue

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Perrier's Bounty is all stock material, full of characters that deserve more than the cliched shootouts and showdowns that befall them. Even the movie's most natural impulses seem to come from a can.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Enough already with the Guy Ritchie knock-offs.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...boasts an impressively fast-paced opening half hour that's heightened by the uniformly agreeable performances.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

A fast-paced and enjoyable if violent diversion that revels in its quirky characters, committed performances and involving twists.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

A hectic, ultraviolent romp that is inordinately pleased with its own sardonic nihilism.

James Verniere
Boston Herald

A bit of underworld blarney from the Old Sod, "Perrier's Bounty" is another darkly comical-philosophical Irish gangster movie. The film, directed by TV veteran Ian Fitzgibbon and scripted by Mark O'Rowe ("Boy A"), doesn't quite work.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Thinks it's Martin McDonagh but it's actually a crap (crappier) Guy Richie but without the camera tricks. Tiresome, seen it all before, waist of good… More
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Cast: Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Gabriel Byrne, Jim Broadbent, Domhnall Gleeson, Jodie Whittaker, Andrew Simpson, Padraic Delaney, Conleth Hill, Natalie… More
danny d
simple, strait narrative with few surprises, but highly entertaining. the film held a solid tension between the dramatic and the amusing. the end was a bit… More
Walter M.
"Perrier's Bounty" starts with Michael McCrea(Cillian Murphy) waking up with a hangover to the unappealing sight of Ivan(Michael McElhatton) and… More
Al S
This movie is totally awesome to watch. A wickedly hilarious and explosively entertaining crime-thriller that's just a pure joy. It's fast-paced,… More
Cameron Johnson
It's billed as an "urban western", and it's Irish, so you know that it's going to be brutal... up until you see that Cillian Murphy is… More