3.2.1.Frankie Go Boom

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  • NR
  • 2012
  • 1 hr 29 min
  • 5.9  (5,184)
  • 51

"3.2.1. Frankie Go Boom" is a dark comedy about two brothers, Bruce (Chris O'Dowd) and Frankie (Charlie Hunnam), who have a complicated relationship. Bruce is a recovering addict who is constantly trying to make amends for his past mistakes, while Frankie is a struggling writer who is still looking for his big break. When Frankie's ex-girlfriend Lassie (Lizzy Caplan) comes back into town with a sex tape that features Frankie, Bruce sees an opportunity to finally make things right by helping his brother delete the embarrassing footage. But when their plan goes awry, they find themselves in a series of wacky and dangerous situations, all while trying to stay one step ahead of Lassie and her new boyfriend. Throughout the film, the characters struggle to find redemption and forgive each other for their past mistakes, all while trying to navigate the absurdity of their situation.

One of the standout performances in the film comes from Chris O'Dowd, who brings a sense of heart and vulnerability to the character of Bruce. Despite his flaws, Bruce is a sympathetic character who genuinely wants to make things right with his brother and the people he's hurt in the past. Charlie Hunnam also delivers a strong performance as Frankie, bringing a sense of wit and dry humor to the role that makes him a likable protagonist. Lizzy Caplan is also great as Lassie, playing the character with a mixture of sex appeal and cunning that makes her both alluring and dangerous.

The film is directed by Jordan Roberts, who manages to balance the darker elements of the story with a sense of humor and levity that keeps the film from feeling too heavy. The pacing of the film is brisk, with plenty of twists and turns that keep the audience engaged throughout. One of the film's strongest points is its witty script, which is full of clever one-liners and snappy dialogue that brings the characters to life. While the film does have its share of raunchy humor and sexual content, it never feels gratuitous or exploitative, and always serves the story.

Overall, "3.2.1. Frankie Go Boom" is a highly entertaining film that is sure to delight fans of dark comedies. The performances from the talented cast, the sharp script, and the deft direction all come together to create a film that is both funny and emotionally resonant. Whether you're in the mood for a wild ride or a heartfelt story about brotherly love and redemption, this film has something for everyone. Don't miss out on one of the most underrated comedies of the past decade.

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    1 hr 29 min
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    5.9  (5,184)
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