Fifty Dead Men Walking Reviews
On the basis of Canadian involvement in its financing, Fifty Dead Men Walking was nominated for Best Canadian Film at the 30th Genie Awards in 2010. The film won several awards, including Best Adapted Screenplay at the Genie Awards and Best Feature Length Drama at the Leo Awards
Roger Ebert gave Fifty Dead Men Walking three out of four stars. Empire Magazine awarded the film three out of five stars and praised Sturgess' performance, although they noted that "some stylistic slip-ups let him down a little." The Guardian awarded the film three out of five stars and said "producer-director Kari Skogland has put together an effective, if cinematically unambitious, enterprise."
The film premiered on 4 September 2008 at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada. The UK premiere was held on 4 April 2009 in Belfast, where the film was shot. Sturgess was unable to attend, as was Kingsley, who recorded a video message for the audience. Phoenix23, the Belfast band who recorded three tracks for the soundtrack; "Hit the Ground Running", "Its a Blast" and "Hurricane" were in attendance. The film went on general release in the UK on 10 April 2009.
man this is such a gripping/thrilling/thrill ride of a movie......man i think that this is such a really sad movie 2 watch, it is such a sad movie 2 watch......WARNING THIS MOVIE CONTAINS STROBE LIGHTNING EFFECTS THROUGHOUT SOME SCENES THROUGHOUT THIS MOVIE.......man this is such a thrilling real-life movie 2 watch, its such a really sad movie 2 watch.....WARNING YOU HAVE GOT TO WATCH THE END OF THE CREDITS THROUGHOUT THIS MOVIE AS IT TELLS YOU WHAT HAPPENS AT THE END OF THE CREDITS THROUGHOUT THIS MOVIE......it is such a really sad movie 2 watch but it is such a gripping real life movie 2 watch, it is such a good movie 2 watch, with a great cast throughout this movie.......
It was only after a couple days that I realized just how good this movie really is, as I'm still thinking about it. Might be worth reading the biography.