R | | Comedy, Crime
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.
One of Otto's lines throughout the movie is "Don't call me stupid." In The Ladykillers (1955), One Round didn't like to be called stupid either. Director Charles Crichton was a veteran of the Ealing films, most famously directing The Lavender Hill Mob (1951).
All right, all right, I apologise.
Otto: You're really sorry.
Archie: I'm really really sorry, I apologise unreservedly.
Otto: You take it back.
Archie: I do, I offer a complete and utter retraction. The imputation was totally without basis in fact, and was in no way fair ...
Ken causes the death of the first dog by releasing an attack dog. The old lady is holding three leashes, colored red, yellow, and blue. The attack dog is obviously headed for a small dog attached to the red leash, but during a quick cut the attack dog grabs the one on the yellow leash.
At the very end of the closing credits is the word FIN -- which is how French films say THE END, but in English a "fin" is a part of a fish.
English, Italian, Russian, French
$115,418 (USA) (17 July 1988)
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