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The plot involves a midlevel heroin dealer who finds himself in a tight spot when he becomes indebted to a local crime boss. He can't shoot his way out of it like every crime/action movie from the last twenty years. He's got to do what he knows to try and pay off his debt.
Crime movies became very stylized in the nineties. Sometimes they got a little silly.
Pusher isn't anywhere near silly. Because it's shot mostly with a mobile handheld camera you'll forget you're watching a movie about twenty minutes into the story. It's got style, but it's never at the expense of substance. The characters seem real enough to make mistakes that are human but also absolutely damning. Underworld types are shown durring the usual routine of the day, but the story never feels slow and no scene is a waste.
Tired of watching formulaic movies featuring drug dealers with dreams, hitmen with hearts and stunning, savy prostitutes? Watch this movie. See a despicable dirtbag who will use anyone around him. You'll know who these people are, but you won't feel like you know what's going to happen next.
"Pusher" tells the story of a low-life hood, Frank. As Frank hustles up a drug deal that turns south, he suddenly finds himself in a week long scramble to get on top of a bad situation. When bad goes to worse, he turns on his closest allies and faces the final reckoning alone. But he may just be in too deep! "Pusher" is a solid action picture. Frank's relationship with his cohort Tonny is played extremely well. His desperate machinations are a doomed excursion to the darkside and have a black humor that's uncomfortably appealing. Not the most original story in the "Pusher" arsenal, but it works really well regardless. 4 stars.
"Pusher II: With Blood On My Hands" is easily my favorite film of the trio. Why? It is understated and surprising and, of all the films, the most unique. Tonny (the terrific Mads Mikkelsen) returns from "Pusher." Some time in the future, Tonny is being released from prison and Tonny must reestablish his place in the outside world. A disapproving father, who just happens to be a crime boss, doesn't help matters.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Yes, it's good and graphic. And I see the East European big shot is the same actor as in the British version.....I think-they look the same anyway-he makes the movie.Published 19 months ago by WeesieR
DVD would not play on my new DVD/BluRay player. Unable to watch. Useless and makes me think twice before ordering another foreign DVD.Published on December 15, 2012 by Gustaaf V. Giese Koch
Nicolas Winding Refn has become one of the major driving forces within the creative universe of the underworld in Denmark. Read morePublished on September 28, 2011 by Hiram Gòmez Pardo Venezuela
This movie just shows to go ya, ya don't need a lot to make a great movie. This is all writing and acting.
The plot is quite simple and not really that original. Read more
PUSHER me off my seat its,its dam good so good it just pulls your eyes out,every picture,seen, just make you think like your there and you can feel the pain,it rocks your brain... Read morePublished on July 22, 2003 by sunny red
I'm a exchange student from Denmark. PUSHER is a badass movie! I was there when it came out in Denmark. PUSHER is from
Denmark.. I'm from Denmark, I know what it's all about!! Read more