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.
In the scene where Tony asks for a pint of the "black stuff", he is handed a half filled glass. The barman had lifted it to complete the 2nd half of the pour associated with stout, but thought better of it upon noticing the approaching raiders.
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 robbing the diamond broker in Antwerp, a fire exit sign in one of the corridors appears firstly in French and secondly, in smaller letters, in Dutch. However, Antwerp belongs to the Dutch language area and the public signs have to be first and foremost in Dutch.
In the opening credits, the names are shown on the surveillance screens.
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.
£3,180,002 (UK) (3 September 2000)
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