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.
The role of Brick Top was originally offered to Sean Connery. Connery liked the script and was curious to see Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998), so producer Matthew Vaughn hastily arranged a screening for him at extreme short notice. Connery duly turned up and watched the film, before emerging with his judgment: "That is a good film", he said, "and (in a stage whisper) you're not going to be able to afford me." Cue Alan Ford.
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 ...
After Boris shoots Franky Four Fingers, he takes the ear plug out of his left ear. When he is told the stone is still in the case he turns to chop off Frankie's hand. As he does this, you can see the ear plug in his left ear.
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".
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