DVD 105 mins IMDB 8.0 (44,739 votes) top 250: #217
R (Restricted)
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Polygram (1998)
In Collection
#153

My Rating:
8

Seen It:
Yes
(2004 )
Comedy, Crime, Thriller
USA  /  English

Jason Flemyng Tom
Dexter Fletcher Soap
Nick Moran Eddy
Jason Statham Bacon
Steven Mackintosh Winston
Vinnie Jones Big Chris
Lenny McLean Barry the Baptist
P.H. Moriarty Hatchet Harry
Steve Sweeney Plank
Nicholas Rowe J
Nick Marcq Charles
Charles Forbes Willie
Stenen Mackintosh
Sting
Peter McNicholl Little Chris
Frank Harper Dog
Huggy Leaver Paul

Director Guy Ritchie
Producer Matthew Vaughn; Mathew Vaughn
Writer Guy Ritchie
Cinematography Tim Maurice-Jones
Musician David A. Hughes; John Murphy
User Credit 1 Niven Howie
User Credit 2 Stephanie Collie

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). — Bhob Stewart

Edition Details
Barcode 044005939125
Region Region 1
Chapters 17
Release Date 2005
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Standard 1.33:1 Color
Widescreen 1.85:1 Color
Subtitles French; Spanish
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Features
Color Closed-captioned Dolby Widescreen
Personal Details
User Lookup 1 DVD Copy
User Text 1 Strong violence, pervasive language, sexuality and drug content.
User Text 2 A Disgrace to Criminals Everywhere.
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Notes
Trivia: The movie was dedicated to Lenny McLean, who played Barry the Baptist. He died of cancer exactly one month before the movie's debut in England. (more)

Goofs: Continuity: During the closing sequences of the film where Tom is seen wearing a woolen hat, his long hair is visible at the back in many shots. This is despite his character having short cropped hair throughout the rest of the film. (see trivia) (more)

Quotes: Rory Breaker: Get Nick, that greasy wop, shistos, pesevengi, gamouri Greek bastard, if he's stupid enough to still be on this planet. (more)

Awards: Nominated for BAFTA Film Award. Another 12 wins & 6 nominations (more)