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"Two guys. One girl. Game on."
  • NR
  • 2010
  • 1 hr 26 min
  • 5.9  (7,508)

Cherrybomb is a coming-of-age drama that follows best friends Malachy (Rupert Grint) and Luke (Robert Sheehan) as they navigate their way through romance, drugs, and the complexities of growing up. Set in Northern Ireland, the film depicts a world where opportunities are limited and young people are made to feel powerless. Malachy and Luke are both infatuated with the same girl, Michelle (Kimberley Nixon), who is drawn to their reckless lifestyle. As a way of proving their love to her, the boys embark on a series of dangerous adventures, including stealing cars and breaking into a swimming pool. But as their escapades become increasingly risky, their friendship begins to unravel.

In the midst of all this chaos, Malachy is struggling to take care of his mentally ill father (James Nesbitt) and maintain a job at a local factory. Luke, on the other hand, comes from a wealthy family and is fiercely independent.

As the film progresses, tensions between Malachy and Luke come to a head, and their friendship is put to the ultimate test. Along the way, the boys are forced to confront their own limitations and make difficult decisions about their futures.

The film is notable for its raw, gritty depiction of Northern Ireland, which is rarely seen on screen. It also features powerful performances from its young cast, particularly Rupert Grint, who sheds his Harry Potter persona to portray a troubled young man grappling with adult responsibilities.

Cherrybomb is a thought-provoking film that deals with themes of class, identity, and the struggle to find one's place in the world. It offers a nuanced portrayal of adolescence that is both universal and grounded in its specific setting. With its combination of youthful energy and emotional depth, Cherrybomb is a must-see for anyone who loves coming-of-age stories.

Cherrybomb is a 2010 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 26 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9.

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    1 hr 26 min
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    5.9  (7,508)