“Tell him I’m coming!”

With those words, Director Steven Soderbergh unleashes the fury of Terence Stamp in the 1999 thriller The Limey.

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The Limey is a brilliant revenge thriller with a mesmerizing performance by Stamp. Here is the plot: an extremely volatile and dangerous Englishman goes to Los Angeles to find the man he considers responsible for his daughter’s death.

 

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Barry Newman, known for his performance in the iconic action thriller Vanishing Point, provides security for a rich Producer, played by Peter Fonda.  Fonda holds the key to the missing daughter.

 

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What makes this movie brilliant is the atmosphere of dread and violence that permeates every frame – due in part to the riveting performance by veteran English Actor Terence Stamp…

 

 

 

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Here is the scene that is a “great moment in action history”:  Stamp shows up unannounced at a seedy LA warehouse.  He’s looking for Fonda.  What he gets is this instead:

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“Tell him I’m coming!”

An iconic action moment from a great thriller that deserves to be seen!

 

 

The Limey