R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two top billed actors were professional athletes before starting their acting careers. Vinnie Jones was an accomplished British footballer, playing on various teams. He earned a reputation as a, "Hard man", for his aggressive playing style. Jason Statham was a British National Team diver, finishing 12th in the 1992 world championship.
Just goes to show, Bob: lightning can strike twice.
Bob Likely: Absofuckinglutely, Bob!
When Danny Meehan is talking to the Governor in the showers at half-time, the scar on his right cheek is missing.
In the US version some phrases and terms were changed to make the film more understandable for American audiences. For example, when Doc is talking to Danny about why he is in jail, the original dialogue "his little nipper and his bird" are looped with "his little baby and his girl". Additionally in the US version, Nitro has a softer, Liverpool accent, whereas in the original version, he has a Newcastle accent.
$2,297,447 (Europe) (28 December 2001)
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