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.
One of the boxers is called Bomber Harris. "Bomber Harris" was the nickname of Arthur Harris, chief of RAF Bomber Command in World War II. The name later appeared in a German Monty Python special (Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1972)) as the name of a man who wrestles himself - Colin "Bomber" Harris.
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 ...
The exterior shot prior to the scene where Turkish, Tommy, and Gorgeous George are playing cards in the caravan before the last fight is obviously taken from the beginning of the movie since it shows the door in place and Charlie outside cooking sausages. (In several scenes in between the door is clearly standing against the caravan after Turkish pulled it off.)
In the opening credits, the names are shown on the surveillance screens.
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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