R | | Comedy, Crime
A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.
11 May 2008 | Chrysanthepop
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'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels' is one of those films that I can watch x number of times and still enjoy ...
Jason Flemyng later claimed to have lost so much money while playing poker with the film's backers in between takes on set that he had to work on the four days of re-shoots the film required for no fee.
Right. Let's sort the buyers from the spyers, the needy from the greedy, and those who trust me from the ones who don't, because if you can't see value here today, you're not up here shopping. You're up here shoplifting. You see these goods? Never ...
In the director's cut, when Kenny and Gary have stolen the guns and the old man shoots a hole in Gary's hair, Dean says, "are you all right, Gary?" You then see his lips ask "Gary?" again, but you only hear him say it in the next shot of the smoking hair. The original region 1 version has the sound in sync with the lip movement.
In the closing credits, the character names in the cast list are shown entirely in lower-case letters with no initial capital letters.
£941,638 (UK) (28 August 1998)
$3,650,677 (USA) (21 May 1999)
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