- Finland / Germany / UK
- 1h 50min
- Directed by: Jalmari Helander
- Cast: Onni Tommila, Samuel L. Jackson, Felicity Huffman, Victor Garber, Ted Levine, Jim Broadbent, Ray Stevenson
- UK release: 8 May 2015
When Air Force Once is shot down over Finland, the President (Jackson) escapes but finds that his only ally is a 13-year-old Finnish boy (Tommila) on a solo hunting trip. Cheerfully derivative action flick with Jackson well-cast as POTUS, while Tommila is refreshingly unpredictable. A pleasurable, undemanding B movie.
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Reviews & features
Big Game4 May 2015
Fun Finnish actioner from the director of Rare Exports, with Samuel L Jackson
Finnish director Jalmari Helander attracted global attention with his 2010 bad Santa tale Rare Exports. His follow-up, Big Game, reunites him with child actor Onni Tommila for a coming-of-age story that plays out as a shamelessly silly knock-off of…
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Samuel L Jackson to play US President in Big Game13 May 2013
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