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Director  Shani S. Grewal
Art director  Bill Crutcher
4.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Thriller
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Language  English
Double X: The Name of the Game movie poster
Writer  David Fleming, Shani S. Grewal
Release date  United Kingdom June, 1992
Cast  Norman Wisdom, William Katt, Gemma Craven, Simon Ward, Bernard Hill, Leon Herbert
Similar movies  Norman Wisdom appears in Double X: The Name of the Game and On the Beat

Double X: The Name of the Game is a 1992 British thriller film. The screenplay by Shani S. Grewal is based in part on Vengeance, a novel by David Fleming.

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The film features Norman Wisdom, William Katt, Gemma Craven, Simon Ward, Bernard Hill, & Chloë Annett

Synopsis

Expert safecracker Arthur Clutten (Wisdom) masterminds heists for a criminal syndicate he belongs to. But after witnessing the brutal methods of persuasion being meted out by gang leader, Ignatius Smith (Hill) Clutten decides to quit. But he realises the gang would sooner see him killed than quitting. After stealing some documents incriminating Smith and his boss, Edward Ross (Ward), Clutten then puts his family in hiding and goes on the run...but his daughter (Annett) has been kidnapped by the gang and a hitman (Katt) has been hired and is close to finding Clutten.

Cast

  • Norman Wisdom as Arthur Clutten
  • William Katt as Michael Cooper
  • Gemma Craven as Jenny Eskridge
  • Simon Ward as Edward Ross
  • Bernard Hill as Ignatious 'Iggy' Smith
  • Chloë Annett as Sarah Clutten
  • Cast notes

  • First film role for Norman Wisdom in 20 years.
  • Chloë Annett makes her feature film début.
  • Last film of Vladek Sheybal.
  • Locations

  • Filmed in the UK at the following locations:
  • DVD release

  • The DVD was released onto Region 2 DVD on 25 February 2007 in the UK under "The BEST of BRITISH Collection" tag by Odeon Entertainment.
  • References

    Double X: The Name of the Game Wikipedia
    Double X: The Name of the Game IMDb Double X: The Name of the Game themoviedb.org


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