Guns Akimbo (2019)

Feb 28, 2020 | Action, Comedy, General Film

Director: Jason Lei Howden

Writer(s): Jason Lei Howden

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Rhys Darby, Ned Dennehy, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Mark Rowley, Grant Bowler, Hanako Footman, Set Sjöstrand, Jacqueline Lee Geurts, Milo Cawthorne, Colin Moy, Edwin Wright, Racheal Ofori, Jack Riddiford, Bella Padden, Aaron Jackson, Graham Vincent, Thomas Sainsbury, Richard Knowles, Tim Foley, Aaron McGregor, Joe Witkowski, Tarun Mohanbhai, Janos Tiborcz, Janna Cachola, Logan Cole, Kim Girschner, Ryan Hadaller, J. David Hinze, Murray Knock, Mark Sole, Ken Thomas

Synopsis: Miles is stuck in a dead-end job, still in love with his ex-girlfriend Nova. Unbeknownst to him, a gang called Skizm is running a deadly competition within his city in which complete strangers fight to the death for the entertainment of an online audience of millions. Miles soon finds himself caught up in the game and forced to fight in a battle to the death. Initially, Miles’ lifetime of running from his problems pays off as he manages to elude his first opponent but when Nova is kidnapped, he must finally stop running and overcome his fears to fight for the girl he loves.

Release Date: February 28, 2020 (USA) | Length: 95 min | Genre: Action, Comedy | MPAA Rating: Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, pervasive language, drug use, sexual references and brief graphic nudity.

Note: Premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2019.