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Fifty Dead Men WalkingMartin McGartland (Jim Sturgess) is a 21-year-old street boy who lives in North Ireland. The film is based on his story set in 1980s and released in 2008. He is a spy from the British police to inform various attacks of IRA, which prevents serial attacks . After his cover is blown, his lives and family is threatened. Eventually, he is shot and died in Canada.Keywords:
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Directors of "Fifty Dead Men Walking"Kari Skogland
Creators of "Fifty Dead Men Walking"Martin McGartlandNicholas Davies
Critic Reviews of "Fifty Dead Men Walking"Entertainment WeeklyAugust 26, 2009
Jim Sturgess makes a believable cocky lad who signs on for the con; an oddly bewigged Ben Kingsley is fussier and too actorly as his handler.Chicago TribuneAugust 21, 2009
Skogland is a crisp and efficient storyteller. She keeps the players vivid and relatively honest, and never shies away from the brutalities.New York Daily NewsAugust 21, 2009
Sturgess is solid and Kingsley predictably sneaky, but the atmosphere -- scurries through the Catholic/Protestant border, tense stand-offs, spontaneous riots -- is what's genuinely gripping.New York TimesAugust 21, 2009
A streamlined, adrenalized thriller that is not as deep as it would like to appear, treads a retrospective political tightrope.Boston GlobeAugust 20, 2009
Fifty Dead Men Walking provides another example of what happens when mediocre moviemaking meets an interesting life.AV ClubAugust 20, 2009
What makes Fifty Dead Men work is the story's sheer moral complexity, which dares viewers to sympathize with anyone onscreen for more than a few minutes at a time.Ozus' World Movie ReviewsJuly 13, 2015
An action-packed historical Irish thriller.Digital SpyJuly 14, 2011
Fifty Dead Men Walking is a largely uninvolving crime thriller that fails to do justice to the intriguing story of an informant within the IRA.What CultureMarch 13, 2011
A 'war on terror' thriller set in Ireland? Surprisingly, it works.Eye for FilmSeptember 14, 2009
Despite trying a little too hard to be cool and edgy, this is nevertheless an entertaining thriller with a decent twist.Times-PicayuneSeptember 11, 2009
One of the more absorbing and riveting portraits of The Troubles since 1993's In the Name of the Father.Monsters and CriticsAugust 28, 2009
Although the ranks of great IRA films are swelling rapidly this combination of political history and mystery suspense masterwork is one of the best.
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