The Gentlemen is a 2019 British-American action comedy film written, directed and produced by Guy Ritchie, from a story by Ivan Atkinson, Marn Davies, and Ritchie. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell, and Hugh Grant. It follows an American marijuana kingpin in England who is looking to sell his business, setting off a chain of blackmail and schemes to undermine him.
Big Dave, editor of the Daily Print tabloid, is snubbed by cannabis baron Mickey Pearson at a party and hires private investigator Fletcher, to investigate Pearson's links to Lord Pressfield, a Royal Duke with a heroin-addicted daughter. Fletcher offers to sell his findings (typed up as a screenplay entitled Bush) to Pearson's right-hand man, Raymond, for £20m.
|editor||James Herbert Paul Machliss|
|events||drug-related crime masculinity reputation|
|genre||action comedy crime|
|keywords||ambush assault build cannabis capture council estate criminal empire derringer english country house escape attempt frozen body having sex with a pig horrify kidnap kill learn meet mixed martial arts mma oxford university post it private investigator rhodes scholarship royal duke royal dukedoms in the united kingdom russian man russian oligarch stately homes tabloid want zoophilia|
|producer||Bill Block Guy Ritchie Ivan Atkinson|
|publisher||Entertainment Film Distributors STXfilms|
|theme||action comedy crime comedy gangster|