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Repo Men

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Repo Men | BOYS AND THEIR TOYS Jude Law and Forest Whitaker laugh it up in Repo Men
Kerry Hayes

Repo Men

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
111 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/02/10
performer:
Jude Law, Liev Schreiber, Forest Whitaker
director:
Miguel Sapochnik
distributor:
Universal
author:
63889, 64667

We gave it a C-

In the nip/tuck techno future, a repo man (Jude Law) hunts down the deadbeat owners of mechanical body organs, slicing the ?”artific-orgs” right out of their torsos. Law performs this task with such jaunty good cheer that you’re not quite sure how to react to him. Then he has a (literal) change of heart: He gets a Jarvik implant and becomes one of the hunted. Repo Men, however, just turns into a grisly one-note chase thriller, with Law slaughtering more folks on the run than he ever did as a repo man. C-

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