A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.
107 min, 120 min (director's cut)
1.85 : 1
Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, sexuality and drug content.
Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Antique, Drugs, Drug Dealer, Cannabis, Cardsharp
Crime Comedy, Caper, Buddy Film
Nothing Goes Right, Cons and Scams, One Last Heist, Dangerous Friends
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a 1998 British crime comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie. The story is a heist film involving a self-confident young card sharp who loses £500,000 to a powerful crime lord in a rigged game of three card brag. To pay off his debts, he and his friends decide to rob a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door. The film brought Guy Ritchie international acclaim and introduced actors Vinnie Jones, a former Wales international footballer, and Jason Statham, a former diver, to worldwide audiences. Based on a $1.35 million budget, the film had a box office gross of $28.3 million, making it a commercial success.
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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, sexuality and drug content
Shotgun, Hatchet, Gang, Debt
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Directed by Guy Ritchie
Genres - Crime | Sub-Genres - Crime Comedy, Buddy Film, Caper | Release Date - Mar 5, 1999 (USA) | Run Time - 105 min. | Countries - UK | MPAA Rating - R
Synopsis by Bhob Stewart
British writer Guy Ritchie made his feature directorial debut with this crime-caper comedy-drama set in London's East End and heavy on the Cockney dialogue (with one scene in subtitled Cockney rhyming slang). A big-bucks scheme goes awry: Cardsharp Eddy (Nick Moran) and pals Bacon (Jason Statham), Tom (Jason Flemyng), and Soap (Dexter Fletcher) scuffle to pile up enough money to put Eddy at the card table opposite gangland porn lord Hatchet Harry (P.H. Moriarty). Unfortunately, the whole plan backfires, leaving Eddy owing Harry a huge sum, payable within the week. In truth, Harry hopes to acquire the bar run by his rival, J.D. (Sting), who is Eddy's father. To raise the cash, Eddy sets out to steal from a marijuana business run by Winston (Steven Mackintosh), but the inevitable gunplay doesn't make for an easy heist. World premiere at the 1998 Edinburgh Film Festival (Focus on British Cinema).
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