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Chopper
7.3
/10
1,073 Ratings

CHOPPER

Directed by Andrew Dominik
Australia, 2000
Biography, Crime, Comedy

Synopsis

Eric Bana stars as the unhinged Mark “Chopper” Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his best-selling autobiography while serving a murder sentence in prison. His book, “From the Inside”, upon which the film is based, was a best-seller.

Synopsis

Eric Bana stars as the unhinged Mark “Chopper” Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his best-selling autobiography while serving a murder sentence in prison. His book, “From the Inside”, upon which the film is based, was a best-seller.

Our take

Director Andrew Dominik’s debut feature, Chopper, is the thrilling biopic of an infamous criminal that is both wickedly funny and appropriately grotesque. Starring an extraordinary Eric Bana, this arresting character study, spiked with brilliant one-liners, boldly refuses easy answers.