Chopper Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 1530

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 44

Theatrical Release Date: 04/11/2001

Language: English

Genre: Biography, Crime

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Andrew Dominik

Actors: Eric Bana, Simon Lyndon, David Field, Daniel Wyllie, Bill Young, Kate Beahan

Plot: Mark 'Chopper' Reed is a small time crook who dreams of becoming a legendary crime figure.

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Rating of
3/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/19/2019

Eric Bana is one of the most underrated actors currently working, and he does an incredible job, but the rest of the movie is pointless and doesn't live up to his performance.

Rating of
0.5/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/29/2011

This movie blows

Rating of
3/4

gideon43 - wrote on 05/31/2010

Brutal, graphic and highly stylish criminal melodrama featuring a barely recognizable Eric Bana as real life Aussie hard man Mark Brandon Read a.k.a Chopper. Typically Australian (tough, ruthless and uncompromising) in tone, this movie manages to make a homicidal, repellent and nasty piece of work into a largely charismatic and likable character thanks in main to Bana`s performance. Perversely funny, disturbing and wildly unpredictable, Chopper serves as a mesmerizing slice of an Australian underbelly few are familiar with.

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Rating of
3/4

"Chopper" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 02/19/2012

An almost unrecognisable Eric Bana plays notorious criminal Mark "Chopper" Read whose "memoirs" and musings on life made him one of Australia's best selling authors of all time. It's actually very difficult to tell how much of this film is true, and how much is Read's creative "embellishments"; fact and fiction merge to the point where the same events are shown two or three times to show Read's version, the witness' version and (maybe!) the truth. But what definitely comes through is Chopper's larger than life persona, and he is in turns funny, charismatic, frightening and above all, a stark raving lunatic. He makes Tommy from Goodfellas look like the picture of emotional stability. It is a very interesting character study of a man who has no concept whatsoever of playing by society's …

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