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Snatch

Snatch

Guy Ritchie (2000)

102min
18 Certificate
Thu 22 Dec 10:10pm - 12am Sky Cinema Crime & Thriller
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Review

Our Score
You'd have thought that Guy Ritchie would've shied away from replicating Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels after the glut of British gangster movies that followed its success. Sadly not. Although Snatch has its merits - among them originality and the talents of Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro, and Jasons Statham and Flemyng - the diamond heist and East End Mob plot are just more of the same. Gangs, cheeky chappies, bare-knuckle boxing and cameos from Vinnie Jones and Mike Reid merge into a "seen it all before" mix. Ritchie can direct, but perhaps he should get someone else to write the material.

Summary

An unlicensed boxing promoter and his dim-witted sidekick convince an Irish gypsy to step in for their injured fighter, but find themselves drawn into a match-fixing racket. Meanwhile, the loot from a diamond heist goes missing, leading to a bloody conflict between Russian gangsters and a Jewish mob. Guy Ritchie's comedy drama, with Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro and Stephen Graham.

Cast & Crew

Mickey One Punch O'Neill Brad Pitt
Turkish Jason Statham
Franky Four Fingers Benicio Del Toro
Avi Dennis Farina
Bullet Tooth Tony Vinnie Jones
Boris the Blade Rade Serbedzija
Brick Top Alan Ford
Doug the Head Mike Reid
Tommy Stephen Graham
Mum O'Neil Sorcha Cusack
Vinny Robbie Gee
Sol Lennie James
Mullet Ewen Bremner
Darren Jason Flemyng
Director Guy Ritchie
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Columbia TriStar Guidance: Violence, swearing and brief nudity. Available on: Available on video, DVD and BluRay Released on: 1 Sep 2000

Comedy Drama

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