R | | Comedy, Crime
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.
Tim Maurice-Jones, the cinematographer, plays the man who is repeatedly battered over the head at the beginning of the movie by Frankie Four-Fingers (Benicio Del Toro). In Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998), for which he was also the cinematographer, he was the man being drowned at the beginning of the film by ... ...
My name is Turkish. Funny name for an Englishman, I know. My parents to be were on the same plane when it crashed. That's how they met. They named me after the name of the plane. Not many people are named after a plane crash. That's Tommy. He tells ...
Bullet Tooth Tony states that his Desert Eagle is a point 5-0 (.50 caliber). This being a Mark I Desert Eagle (noted by teardrop style safety) was never chambered for .50. Also note that he fires a total of 8 rounds in the pub, which suggests that his Desert Eagle is actually a .44 model rather than .50. The etching of "Desert Eagle .50 AE cal" on the slide is also incorrect.
In the closing credits, "Gypsy kids" is misspelled "Gyspy kids."
£3,180,002 (UK) (1 September 2000)
$30,093,107 (USA) (9 March 2001)
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