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Old Men in New Cars: In China They Eat Dogs II (2002)

Gamle mænd i nye biler (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 12 July 2002 (Denmark)
Fresh out of a Danish prison, Harald bosses his old gang around, into visiting his hospitalized foster dad, who wants to see his bio son before dying. The son's in a Swedish prison. Then there's a money matter - robbing a bank.

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Lasse Spang Olsen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Bodnia ... Harald
Nikolaj Lie Kaas ... Martin
Tomas Villum Jensen Tomas Villum Jensen ... Peter
Brian Patterson Brian Patterson ... Vuk
Torkel Petersson ... Ludvig
Iben Hjejle ... Mille
Jens Okking ... Munken
Jacob Haugaard Jacob Haugaard ... Erling
Slavko Labovic Slavko Labovic ... Ratko
Thomas Rode Andersen Thomas Rode Andersen ... Dan Hansen
Dorte Daugberg Dorte Daugberg ... Sygeplejerske (as Dorte Daugbjerg)
Anna-Britt Mathiasen Anna-Britt Mathiasen ... Bank assistenter (as Anna Britt Mathiasen)
Jacob Michelsen Jacob Michelsen ... Bank assistenter
Kristian Wasshede Kristian Wasshede ... Hotelportier (as Kistian Wasshede)
Josefine Bergsøe Josefine Bergsøe ... Charterstewardesse (as Josephine Bergsøe)
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Storyline

The last wish of the dying "Monk" is for his foster child, Harald, to find his real son, Ludvig. But the latter is currently in a Swedish prison cell. Peter and Martin - the two chefs - want to get him out and soon father and son meet for the first time in their lives. They get on from the word go, but now dad needs a liver transplant and Ludvig and Harald set about raising the wherewithal. Everything goes wrong when they try to rob a bank, though they meet Mille, who puts them onto a new trail, and Peter and Martin also make a contribution. However, soon they have the cops and the anti-terror corps on their tails. Written by Danish Film Institute

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish | Swedish | Serbian

Release Date:

12 July 2002 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Gamla män i nya bilar See more »

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Obel Film, Thura Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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In car chase after the bank robbery, the police cars chasing are Ford Mondeo, but the police cars smashed are older Ford Escorts and Opel Asconas (Vauxhall) See more »

Quotes

Ludvig: Well, I lived with my mother till I was twelve.
Mille: I thought you said she died when you were nine.
Ludvig: Yes, she did.
[pause]
Mille: Oh you're so sweet...
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Before the film begins, the following can be read in Danish: Dedicated to Henning Bahs 1928 - 2002 See more »

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References The Olsen Gang (1968) See more »

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As good as the first one
6 January 2012 | by Cassandra_LoveSee all my reviews

Naturally most people will compare this with the cult movie In china they eat dogs, since it is a sequel with same characters at most.

A comparison is only to value if You have seen the first one of course. Anyway, I would say that I found this more fun then the first but it doesn't mean better. The first has a more serious undertone. And I think it depends on what mode You are in when watching. I didn't have great expectations on this because of the reviews but laughed out loud many times because of silly situations. I would rank both films as 10 stars. So refreshing non-Hollywood made, character, environment.

I wouldn't say that this is so much pulp fiction but more Lock stock movie. There are so many holes in the plot but thats not important. You have to look beyond them and take it for what it is. Black humor at it's best, and as good as In China in every aspect.


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