Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a lucrative new deal when bombs start showing up in very inconvenient places. A mysterious syndicate is trying to muscle in on his action, and Harold wants to know who they are. He finds out soon enough, and bloody mayhem ensues. Written by
Marty Cassady <firstname.lastname@example.org>
What should have been the greatest day of Harold's life suddenly becomes the longest.
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Did You Know?
The reason Francis Monkman
's score is so loud during the final scene, drowning out any noise, is because director John Mackenzie
was giving constant verbal direction to Bob Hoskins
the entire time, so as to guide his acting; due to sound levels on both sides needing to sync, the producers decided to mute the whole thing and put the score over it. See more
In the last scene of the movie, Bob Hoskins gets into the left rear passenger seat of the car. When Pierce Brosnan pops up from the front passenger seat, he looks toward the vacant right rear passenger seat pointing his gun in that direction rather than at Hoskins. He continues looking in the wrong direction for the entire scene. See more
Two large Bushmills, please, darlin'.
Referenced in Top Gear: Episode #10.1