The Crew (2008)

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  • IMDb page: The Crew (2008)
  • Rate: 5.9/10 total 1,649 votes 
  • Genre: Crime | Thriller
  • Release Date: 14 August 2009 (Australia)
  • Runtime: 123 min
  • Filming Location: 25 The Strand, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
  • Budget: $3,600,000(estimated)
  • Director: Adrian Vitoria
  • Stars: Scot Williams, Kenny Doughty and Cordelia Bugeja
  • Original Music By: James Edward Barker   
  • Soundtrack: We Are The People
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
  • Plot Keyword: Betrayal | Homosexual | Drugs | Oral Sex | Violence

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Ian Brady  screenplay
  • Kevin Sampson  novel "Outlaws"
  • Adrian Vitoria  screenplay

Known Trivia

    Plot: As a major heist approaches and with betrayal all around him, a respected crime boss has to summon all his street nous and killer instinct as he fights for survival.  »

    Story: As a major heist approaches and with betrayal all around him, a respected crime boss has to summon all his street nous and killer instinct as he fights for survival.


    Synopsis: Inhabiting Liverpool’s violent and seedy underworld, THE CREW follows a gang of hardened criminals out for that ever-tempting ‘one last heist’. Stephen Graham is the scouse Joe Pesci! Puts the fear into you!Led by brothers Ged and Ratter, the gang’s future hangs in the balance as Ged wants out of the criminal lifestyle while Ratter is keen to branch out into thethe more lucrative drugs trade.Knowing that he needs his brother in order to pull of the impending heist, Ratter goes along with Ged though he secretly plans to ditch him at the first opportunity. Ged, meanwhile, must summon all of his street smarts and killer instinct if he is to come out of this alive. Based on the novel OUTLAWS by Kevin Sampson, THE CREW is a typically gritty British thriller that shoots first and asks questions later.

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    Produced By:

    • Ian Brady known as producer
    • Emmanuel Girod known as associate producer
    • Elaine Grainger known as associate producer
    • David Hayman known as associate producer
    • Arnaud Lannic known as associate producer
    • Julien Leonard known as associate producer
    • Sarah Peters known as associate producer
    • Rafael Quintian known as executive producer
    • Stephen Salter known as producer

    FullCast & Crew:

    • Stephen Graham known as Franner
    • Scot Williams known as Ged Brennan
    • Rory McCann known as Moby
    • Kenny Doughty known as Ratter
    • Rosie Fellner known as Pamela Thompson
    • Philip Olivier known as Paul the Hom
    • Tim Dantay known as Steady George
    • Neil Bell known as Jimmy the Truck
    • Raza Jaffrey known as Keith Thompson
    • Mem Ferda known as Dusan
    • Francis Magee known as Dermot
    • John Gillon known as Ritchie
    • Alison Cain known as Marie
    • Ryan Orr known as Steven
    • Rachel Haslam known as Sticky Sue
    • Paul Lee known as Big Tony
    • Colin David Jackson known as Bailey
    • Darren Whitfield known as Walker
    • Mike Dolan known as Lucas
    • Martin Chart known as Marty Whiplash
    • Steve Hazelhurst known as Nellie
    • David Lemberg known as Gangster
    • Cordelia Bugeja known as Debs
    • Goran Kostic known as Lepi
    • Paul J. Dove known as Customer (uncredited)
    • Phil Gwilliam known as Andy (uncredited)
    • Scott Johnson known as Gangster (uncredited)
    • Ken Mood known as Gangster (uncredited)
    • Michael Thompson known as Security Guard (uncredited)
    • Brad Wall known as Lex (uncredited)
    • Kerry Williams known as Gangster's Wife (uncredited)
    • Chris Wilson known as Property Developer (uncredited)

    ..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

    • Paul Boyce known as special makeup effects artist
    • Lesley Brennan known as makeup designer
    • Kate Heney known as makeup trainee

    Art Department:

    • David Powell known as stand-by props
    • Mally Smith known as stand-by art director


    Production Companies:

    • Foundation Films
    • Syndicate Films

    Other Companies:

    • Allan Chapman & James Insurance Brokers  insurance services
    • Fatts  post-production script services
    • L20 Productions  documentary production
    • Veneration Music  music publishing
    • Veneration Music  score coordination


    • All Interactive Distribution (2009) (Australia) (theatrical)
    • All Interactive Distribution (2009) (New Zealand) (theatrical)
    • Image Entertainment (2009) (USA) (theatrical)
    • Kinowelt Filmverleih (2009) (Germany) (theatrical)
    • Momentum Pictures (2009) (Ireland) (theatrical)
    • Momentum Pictures (2009) (UK) (theatrical)
    • AMG Entertainment (2010) (Japan) (all media)
    • All Interactive Entertainment (2009) (Australia) (DVD)
    • Anchor Bay Entertainment (2009) (Canada) (DVD)
    • Argentina Video Home (2011) (Argentina) (DVD)
    • Aventi (2010) (France) (DVD)
    • Blue Sky Film Distribution (2010) (Czech Republic) (all media)
    • CP Digital (2009) (Russia) (all media)
    • Diamond Films (2011) (Argentina) (all media)
    • Horizon International (2010) (Turkey) (all media)
    • Image Entertainment (2009) (USA) (DVD)
    • Image Entertainment (2009) (USA) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
    • Imagem Filmes (2009) (Brazil) (all media)
    • LNK Audiovisuais (2009) (Portugal) (all media)
    • Manga Films (2009) (Spain) (all media)
    • Medusa Distribuzione (2010) (Italy) (all media)
    • Momentum Pictures (2009) (UK) (all media)
    • Odeon (2009) (Greece) (all media)
    • Paradiso Home Entertainment (2009) (Netherlands) (DVD)
    • Sandrew Metronome Distribution (2009) (Finland) (all media)
    • Sandrew Metronome International (2009) (Denmark) (all media)
    • Sandrew Metronome Norge (2009) (Norway) (all media)
    • Sandrews (2010) (Sweden) (DVD)
    • Shapira Films (2010) (Israel) (all media)
    • Videovision Entertainment (2010) (South Africa) (all media)

    ..{tab=Other Stuff}Release Date:

    • UK October 2008 (Dinard Festival of British Cinema)
    • UK 12 January 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • Australia 14 August 2009
    • New Zealand 14 August 2009
    • Canada 15 September 2009
    • Netherlands 15 September 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • USA 20 October 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • Sweden 13 January 2010 (DVD premiere)
    • Argentina 6 April 2011 (DVD premiere)

    MPAA: Rated R for brutal bloody violence, strong and aberrant sexual content, nudity, pervasive language and drug use


    Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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