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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Justin Timberlake
Bruce Willis
Matthew Barry
Emile Hirsch
Directors
Nick Cassavetes
Screenwriters
Nick Cassavetes
Running Time
117 minutes

Alpha Dog
Sex, drugs and Justin Timberlake — it’s a teen fantasy come to life


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Plot
As revenge for his brother's betrayal of drug dealer Johnny Truelove (Hirsch), Zack (Yelchin) is kidnapped and experiences a weekend of sexual awakening and utter terror.


Verdict
It suffers from ADD, but there’s some terrific stuff in here. Leaving 15 minutes from the end and saving yourself a lumbering coda may improve enjoyment.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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