Johnny Was

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Johnny Was ★½ 2005 (R)

Johnny Doyle (Jones) escapes his IRA past by hiding out in London's tough Brixton neighborhood, trapped between a pirate reggae radio station and a crack-dealing gangster. His life gets tougher when former mentor Flynn (Bergin) escapes from prison and is determined to derail the Irish peace process with a new bombing campaign. Good soundtrack but inept thriller. 90m/C DVD . GB IR Vinnie Jones, Patrick Bergin, Roger Daltrey, Samantha Mumba, Lennox Lewis, Eriq La Salle; D: Mark Hammond; W: Brendan Foley; C: Mark Moriarty.