Release date25 June 2013 (2013-06-25) (EIFF) Initial DVD releaseSeptember 16, 2013 (United Kingdom) CastJamie Blackley (Mark), Toby Regbo (John), Jaime Winstone (Rachel), Joanne Froggatt (Detective Inspector Sarah Clayton), Liz White (Janet), Stephanie Leonidas (Kelly) Similar moviesThe Hillside Strangler (2004)
TaglineBased on a true story
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uwantme2killhim? (also known as U Want Me 2 Kill Him? and stylized as Uwantme2killhim?) is a 2013 drama-thriller film directed by Andrew Douglas. The film stars Jamie Blackley and Toby Regbo and premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, where the two actors won the Best performance in a British feature film award. The film is loosely based on a true story and follows two teenage schoolboys who are drawn into a complicated world of online chatrooms, eventually leading to one stabbing the other.
Based on the Vanity Fair article of the same title, a story about a young boy drawn into a web of lies through an online chatroom.
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Detective Inspector Sarah Clayton (Joanne Froggatt) tries to establish why British schoolboy Mark (Jamie Blackley) would want to stab John (Toby Regbo). The two were supposed to be friends, yet Mark claims that the crime was necessary. As she looks deeper into the crime and the two teenagers, she discovers that Mark frequented chatrooms and became fascinated with Rachel (Jaime Winstone), a woman he met in one such room. With her prompting he agrees to make friends with her brother John. Mark quickly begins to fall for her, sympathizing with her tales of domestic abuse by her boyfriend Kevin (Mingus Johnston) while believing that they cannot meet because shes in a witness protection program. Hes horrified when John informs him that Kevin has killed Rachel, prompting Mark to begin planning revenge against Kevin. Marks sanity has been slowly coming apart during the film, culminating in Mark beginning his plans to stab John after another online friend, MI5 agent Janet (Liz White), tells him that John is a person of interest to the agency. Its eventually revealed that John orchestrated the entire thing and that there is no Rachel or Janet, and that he pretended to be various people in order to get to Mark.
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Jamie Blackley as Mark
Toby Regbo as John
Joanne Froggatt as Detective Inspector Sarah Clayton
Liz White as Janet
Jaime Winstone as Rachel
Mark Womack as Marks Dad
Amy Wren as Zoey
Louise Delamere as Marks Mum
James Burrows as Ryan Robins
Stephanie Leonidas as Kelly
Mingus Johnston as Kevin
Critical reception for uwantme2killhim? has been mixed to positive. Common praise in the reviews typically center upon Blackley and Regbos acting, with the Screen Daily commenting that the two delivered "strong performances". Other reviews questioned the films need to repeat plot elements and the believability of some of the scenes.
The Hillside Strangler (2004). Shadow Dancer (2012). Jamie Blackley appears in uwantme2killhim? and We Are the Freaks. Jamie Blackley appears in uwantme2killhim? and The Fifth Estate. Jamie Blackley appears in uwantme2killhim? and And While We Were Here.
2013 Edinburgh International Film Festival, Best performance in a British feature film Award