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.
Throughout the movie, Turkish makes comments to Tommy about his getting a gun for protection from "Ze Germans". Stephen Graham also played Sgt. Myron 'Mike' Ranney in the series Band of Brothers (2001), although the film was released a year prior to the series.
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 ...
Avi refers to Boris as "this goyim." "Goyim" is plural; the singular word for non-Jew is "goy." This is a common error made by non-Jews, but not one a Jew would ever make.
In the closing credits, "Gypsy kids" is misspelled "Gyspy kids."
In the American version, Turkish appears to enunciate far more clearly in several of his voice-overs, especially near the beginning. In the British version, his speech is closer to that of his character in dialogue.
$27,932 10 December 2000
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