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.
Brad Pitt was initially thrown by the British cast and crew's predilection for using the word "cunt" with such abandon. He soon wore down his resistance and joined in.
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 ...
When Boris first talks to Sol about the job, he offers him £50,000. When he comes to pay Sol and Vinnie for the briefcase, the amount has lowered to only £10,000. However, when Boris hears that there wasn't much cash at the bookies, he offers them the £10,000 to HELP the situation. In other words, he realizes that he promised £50,000. As a shady character, it is normal for him to cheat in this way.
In the closing credits, "Gypsy kids" is misspelled "Gyspy kids."
In the German dubbed version, the line "Zee Germans" has been translated as "böse Mann", meaning "angry man".
£3,180,002 (UK) (3 September 2000)
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