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About the Movie
Colin Farrell and Academy Award-nominee Ralph Fiennes star in this edgy, action-packed comedy, filled with thrilling chases, spectacular shoot-outs and an explosive ending you won't want to miss! Hit men Ray (Farrell) and Ken (Brendan Gleeson, Harry Potter) have been ordered to cool their heels in the storybook city of Bruges (it's in Belgium) after finishing a big job. But since hit men make the worst tourists, they soon find themselves in a life & death struggle of comic proportions against one very angry crime boss (Fiennes)! Get ready for the outrageous and unpredictable fun you will have In Bruges, the movie critics are calling, "wildly entertaining" - Stephen Rebello, Playboy.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 189
- Fresh: 159
- Rotten: 30
- Average Rating: 7.3/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: For all his movie's tough talk, it's a sometimes slipshod construction.
Fresh: In Bruges is a wildly imperfect feature debut, but it does make you curious to see what else McDonagh has to offer.
Fresh: I never expected to be moved by In Bruges, but I was.
Fresh: Those who know McDonagh's work know a vein of darkness will run deeply through the comedy. It has seldom been darker. Or funnier.
eh...I'd rather rent it...
I saw In Bruges at the theatre. Loved it! It follows a pair of mismatched hitmen who are sent to hide in Bruges, the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium, after a disastrous job in London. This is by far Colin Farrell's finest screen performance to date, eclipsing excellent turns in films such as Tigerland, Minority Report, and A Home at the End of the World. The blend of hurt and grit which defines his performance here is very impressive. Brendan Gleeson and Ralph Fiennes also shine. This is the feature-length directorial debut of celebrated Irish playwright Martin McDonagh and the wit and creativity which made stage critics love him is definitely on display here. This film has every ingredient - action, COMEDY, drama, and romance. Where else can you get gory shootouts, hilariously dirty one-liners (many related to midgets), and the beautiful, mysterious atmosphere of Bruges all in one sitting? Recommended.
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So far, the best movie of the year. Hilarious and moving. Well worth your $15 and then some. Buy it!
- In Bruges (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
- Various Artists