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The Guard

The Guard
  • 2011
  • Ireland
  • 96 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: John Michael McDonagh
  • Written by: John Michael McDonagh
  • Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle
  • Language: English, Irish Gaelic

Cliché ridden comedy thriller about a belligerent Galway police officer (Gleeson) who has to buddy up to a slick CIA officer (Cheadle) in order to catch some ruthless drug smugglers.

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The Guard

21 Jun 20112 stars

Regrettable, cliché-ridden tale is entirely forgettable

Don’t you just love the Irish? They’re cultured, funny, nihilistic and big-hearted. They can be naughty, but they love their mammies and they are always up for the craic. OK let’s not beat about the Gaelic bush here, The Guard, written directed by John…

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