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Chopper

Published in C
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 10:54
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    R18+: Medium level violence.

  • The pitch

    Just a normal bloke who likes a bit of torture.

  • Starring

    Eric Bana, Simon Lyndon, David Field, Dan Wyllie, Bill Young, Vince Colosimo, Kenny Graham, Kate Beahan, Serge Liistro, Pam Western, Gary Waddell, Brian Mannix, Skye Wansey, Annalise Emtsis, Johnnie Targhan, Robert Rabiah, Sam Houli, Caleb Cluff, Hilton Henderson, Fred Barker, Peter Hardy, Marcus Taylor, David Ross Paterson

  • Directed by

    Andrew Dominik

  • Running time

    94 minutes

  • Rated

    R18+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are stabbed repeatedly, shot, beaten, head-butted, mutilated, hair-pulled, kicked, pursued, threatened at gunpoint. Gun fired in crowded club, guns handled in front of a child. Yelling, arguing. Killing, torture, bashing, taking hostages, ice-picking victims, being stabbed by your mother, attempted abduction mentioned. Blood/gore: Ears hacked off. Corpse. Man covered in blood, open stab wounds, blood splatter, spurting blood, dripping blood, smeared blood, bloody face, pooling blood, blood on objects, bloody grazes. Stitches, bruising, bloody bandages. Scarring (bullet wound). Cutting off toes mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Male genitals, female bottom. Women in underwear. Shirtless man. Skimpy clothing. Kissing. Working at brothel mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    A couple inject drugs (needle, drug paraphernalia seen). People snort cocaine. A man drugs his dogs. Stoned pregnant woman, drug-induced behaviour. Speed, killing drug dealers, junkie, heroin addiction mentioned. Alcohol (beer, spirits), club setting. Smoking.

  • LANGUAGE

    Frequent c-words, f-words, s-words, bloody, w*nker. Name-calling, slang for genitals, derogatory terms for women, derogatory ethnic slang. Prisoner, ethnic, cultural stereotypes. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Mark 'Chopper' Read, violence, prison, victims, police investigation, betrayal, compensation, success, mates, paranoia, legends, writing, publicity, infamy, crime.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Estranged wife/mother mentioned. Prison, court settings. Bull ant, beetle, dogs. Vomiting, spitting, drool, urination, belch. Strobe lighting, camera flashes.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Impressionistic, electric-charged, riveting, disturbing, engrossing, effective, hypnotic, stylish, shocking, tough, provocative, challenging, colourful, vibrant, vivid, non-judgemental. Darkly comic, mesmerising performance from Eric Bana, interesting characters, strikingly shot and edited, avoids moralising.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Violent, graphic, repetitive. Bana's Australian accent may be difficult to understand for foreigners.