Victim
Victim (2011)

Tyson, Mannie and Jason grew up together in a tough inner-city world, where no one could be trusted and everyone was out for themselves. With opportunities limited, it's crime that pays the bills. For Tyson, it's not about living… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 9, 2014
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Calhoun
Time Out

This is solidly made, but once you get past the attempts at realism - the banter, the backstories, the music, the clothes - it's a desperately corny yarn.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

It doesn't quite come together, yet there's some rough'n'ready force.

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Jennifer Tate
ViewLondon

This British urban youth thriller isn't anything new, but is still an authentic and thought-provoking piece of gritty drama with energetic performances and a solid script.

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Mark Kermode
Observer [UK]

The set-ups are familiar, the characters well worn and the film-makers' message (we are all victims) writ cornily large. But co-writer Chin is an imposing screen presence of whom we may expect more in future.

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Shaun Munro
What Culture

A few solid observations aside, this is the urban thriller running on low-fi autopilot.

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Paul M. Bradshaw
Total Film

Anuva barrel of 'hood clichés it might be, but the sharp cast and snappy script (by Chin and co-star Michael Maris) make it fresher and funnier than it sounds.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Preachy and cliched, Victim has some merit in the bantering dialogue and fresh, appealing performances but all the good intentions don't necessarily add up to a good film.

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Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

Both script and cast deserved better.

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