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The Gentlemen (2019)

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An American expat tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire in London, triggering plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.

Director:

Guy Ritchie

Writers:

Guy Ritchie (story by), Ivan Atkinson (story by) | 2 more credits »
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2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew McConaughey ... Michael Pearson
Charlie Hunnam ... Ray
Michelle Dockery ... Rosalind Pearson
Jeremy Strong ... Matthew
Lyne Renée ... Jackie
Colin Farrell ... Coach
Henry Golding ... Dry Eye
Tom Wu ... Lord George
Chidi Ajufo ... Bunny
Hugh Grant ... Fletcher
Simon R. Barker Simon R. Barker ... Frazier (as Simon Barker)
Eddie Marsan ... Big Dave
Jason Wong ... Phuc
John Dagleish ... Hammy
Jordan Long ... Barman
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Storyline

A talented American graduate of Oxford, using his unique skills, and audacity, creates a marijuana empire using the estates of impoverished British aristocrats. However, when he tries to sell his empire to a fellow American billionaire, a chain of events unfolds, involving blackmail, deception, mayhem and murder between street thugs, Russian oligarchs, Triad gangsters and gutter journalists. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Taglines:

Criminal. Class.

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language throughout, sexual references and drug content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Second collaboration between Guy Ritchie and Hugh Grant after The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015) See more »

Goofs

In the closing credits, immediately under "Standby Carpenter", it says "Standy Rigger"-this should be "Standby Rigger". See more »

Quotes

Mickey Pearson: It's the new gold rush. This is the thin end of a very fat wedge, sir.
Matthew: If it's such a fat wedge, why don't you keep it?
Mickey Pearson: You see, I've developed a reputation as a man who came up the hard way. You could say that there's blood on these pretty white hands. But in the new business, once legal and under the jurisdiction of the respectable umbrella of ministerial legitimacy, an enterprise like this will need a face with a clean past, which sadly I do not possess. Retirement doesn't sound so bad. Long ...
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Crazy Credits

The credits scroll for about one minute. After that, the full uncensored music video for the in-film song "Box in the Bush" by the Toddlers plays on one side of the screen, with the credits on the other side. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Gentlemen (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

Shimmy Shimmy Ya
Written by RZA (as Robert Diggs), Ol' Dirty Bastard (as Russell T. Jones)
Performed by El Michels Affair
Courtesy of Fat Beat Records
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No Wedding & Loads of Funerals...
4 January 2020 | by sjs-47081See all my reviews

Guy Ritchie is back in his movie manor of gangsters and plot twists.

Hugh Grant is a revelation.

Go see it. Nuff Said.


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UK | USA

Language:

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Release Date:

24 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,651,884, 26 January 2020

Gross USA:

$36,471,795

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$115,171,795
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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