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Underrated Boyle film!

10 years, 7 months ago at Mar 10 13:45
A Life Less Ordinary is an absolutely brilliant film to watch. It is a very psychological story because of the kidnappings and of the very difficult and complex relationships between the characters. It is a very tense thriller that has a few scenes of action involved especially in the scenes with the cars and the chases.


It is really odd that there is a kidnapping going on a... read more

A good movie

3 years, 9 months ago at Jan 10 10:31
To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this movie and I should probably re-watch it at some point. In fact, I actually saw the damned thing in the movie theater when it was released. Anyway, it must be the most obscure movie directed by Danny Boyle. It was also the last one he did with McGregor and since then, they have never worked together again, at least until ‘T2 Trainspotting... read more
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Ewan McGregor stars as a cleaning man in L.A. who takes his boss's daughter hostage after being fired and replaced by a robot. Two "angels" who are in charge of human relationships on earth, offer some unsolicited help to bring this unlikely couple together. The "angels" are so successful that the daughter soon turns on her father in order to save her captor.
Release date: 24 October 1997
UPC: 086162123016
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A good movie

“To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this movie and I should probably re-watch it at some point. In fact, I actually saw the damned thing in the movie theater when it was released. Anyway, it must be the most obscure movie directed by Danny Boyle. It was also the last one he did with McGregor and since then, they have never worked together again, at least until ‘T2 Trainspotting’ which would be released 20 years later (Apparently, Ewan McGregor was Danny Boyle's first choice to play the main character for 'The Beach'. However, the studio wanted Leonardo DiCaprio and cast him before Boyle could intervene. While McGregor has blamed the studio, he has reportedly not spoken to Boyle for years.) Anyway, in my opinion, the biggest challenge for this movie was to come after suc” read more

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