Overall Rank: 291
Average Rating: 3.1/4
# of Ratings: 372
Theatrical Release Date: 03/05/1999
Genre: Comedy, Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Guy Ritchie
Actors: Nick Moran, Dexter Fletcher, Jason Flemyng, Jason Statham, Steven Mackintosh, Nicholas Rowe
Plot: A group of working class men put their money together for high rolling card game, but when they loose it all, they only have one week to pay it back or else.
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FSUNoles27TS - wrote on 12/03/2012
The last 20min of this movie is probably the best ending to any movie I have ever seen. THis is hilarious, suspenseful, violently awesome, sick, twisted, smart creative, and everything else. The very last scene is absolutely the best way to ever end a movie, EVER! --Spoiler-- Wow! So the last scene lets you create your own ending. Building up to it my thoughts were; it would be epic if they didn't get the money or the guns and he throws them into the river, the other side of me wanted so bad for them to win and come out on top with money. And what does this movie do???? It lets me choose based on what mood I am in when I watch it. Such a great way to end this movie. A classic!
Moviehead - wrote on 04/01/2012
Fun, sick comedy , better than any of its kind
mitchellyoung - wrote on 03/12/2012
This is the first great Guy Ritchie film - a movie populated by a constantly shifting cast of memorable and grotesque characters. The film boasts some Tarantino-style neo-noir action and some dark humor and is a memorable British gangster flick.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 07/08/2012
When a cocky young poker hustler finds himself in debt with a local gangster he and his friends hatch a plan to steal the loot from a crew of shady criminals who live next door. Guy Ritchie's debut was very much a film of its time and as is usually the case with "zeitgeist" movies, it has dated surprisingly quickly. The cheeky cockney dialogue feels very forced and cliched by today's standards and the film as a whole looks rather cheap and crude. The gleeful irreverence brought to table by Ritchie's knowingly silly script saves the day however, and the story gets more and more entertaining as it gets less and less plausible. Definitely not to be taken seriously, it's a heist movie with its tongue stuck firmly in its cheek that although dated evokes a certain nostalgia for naivete of the …
MovieAddict - wrote on 01/19/2012
Four very inept criminals, one a cardsharp (Nick Moran), another a future entrepreneur (Tom Flemyng), a third named Bacon (Jason Stratham) and the fourth called "Soap" because unlike his three mates, he likes to keep his fingers clean by dabbling into a legitimate occupation, baking (Dexter Fletcher) find themselves in a desperate situation when, following a poker game with a notorious London gangster named Hatchet Henry, who has rigged the game, unbeknownst to Eddie. When Eddie loses the money the quartet now owe the mobster half a million pounds. Harry's collector, Big Chris (Vinnie Jones), has been assigned to make sure the boys pay within a week or start sizing up their fingers for amputation.
There are twists, turns and intersections in this story that it keeps you guessing at …
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 12/28/2011
Bacon (Jason Statham), Soap (Dexter Fletcher), Tom (Jason Flemyng), and Eddy (Nick Moran) put together £100,000 so that Eddy, a genius at cards, can use the money to pay the entree fee into one Harry "The Hatchet" Lonsdale's (P. H. Moriarty). Eddy looses and now owes half a million to Harry. A gang of thieves led Dog strategizes a heist on some marijuana growers supposedly loaded with cash and drugs. Tom acquires a pair of antique shotguns from an underground dealer, known as Nick "the Greek" (Stephen Marcus), who also strikes a deal with Rory Breaker. Rory Breaker (Vas Blackwood) realized that the drugs he was going to purchase were stolen.
Had a truckload of characters and plot was a bit confusing because of the figures popping-up back and forth. Soap’s character and dialogues …
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