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Killing Bono (2011)

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Domestic Box Office $0Details
International Box Office $1,019,343
Worldwide Box Office $1,019,343
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Based on real events, KILLING BONO tells the story of young Irish rocker Neil McCormick and his younger brother, Ivan, who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their school friends form U2 and become the biggest band in the world. The film is based on Neil McCormick's memoir Killing Bono: I am Bono's Doppelganger.


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55% - Rotten
47% - Spilled

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 4th, 2011 (Limited) by ARC Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, some sexuality/nudity and drug use.
(Rating bulletin 2180, 7/13/2011)
Running Time: 114 minutes
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Keywords: Musicians, Music Industry, Rock 'n' Roll, Coming of Age, Big Break, Inspired by a True Story
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: ARC Entertainment, Xlrator Media, Greenroom Entertainment, Wasted Talent, The Salt Company, Gererator Entertainment, Isotope Films, Matador Pictures, Cinema Three, Regent Capital, Molinare, Silver Reel Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment UK, Arri Media, Northern Ireland Screen
Production Countries: United Kingdom


   Neil McCormick
   Ivan McCormick
Martin McCann    Bono
Peter Serafinowicz    Hammond

Production and Technical Credits

Based on the book "Killing Bono: I am Bono's Doppelganger    Neil McCormick
Director of Photography    Kieran McGuigan
Production Designer    Tom McCullagh
Editor    Bill Sneddon
Composer    Joe Echo

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