Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a 1998 British black comedy crime film written and directed by Guy Ritchie, produced by Matthew Vaughn and starring an ensemble cast featuring Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Steven Mackintosh, Sting with Vinnie Jones and Jason Statham in their feature film debuts.
In London, long-time friends and small-time criminals Eddie, Tom, Soap, and Bacon put together £100,000 so that Eddie, a genius card sharp, can buy into one of "Hatchet" Harry Lonsdale's high-stakes three-card brag games. The game is rigged and the friends end up owing Harry £500,000. Harry then sends his debt collector Big Chris to ensure that the quartet pay the debt within a week.
|author||Guy Ritchie Peter Cattaneo|
|genre||comedy crime thriller|
|keywords||arrest bren gun bren light machine gun buy buy in cannabis card sharp debt collector discover duffel bag full of money fence game gang member holland & holland kill load parking enforcement officer return home river river thames set up shotgun traffic warden|
|theme||black comedy comedy thriller crime comedy gangster heist hood independent neo-noir|