5.4/10
2,233
39 user 13 critic

Shopping (1994)

You've run out of options, no school, no job. Steal a car, smash a shop with a heavy car and reap the proceeds!. This movie is about underground England. The causes, the benefits, and the result of a life of 'crash and carry'.

Director:

(as Paul Anderson)

Writer:

(as Paul Anderson)
Reviews

Watch Now

With Prime Video

ON DISC
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Soldier I (1998)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A soldier is dumped on a waste disposal planet and lives among a community of crash survivors on the planet and takes it upon himself to defend his new home when genetic engineered soldiers are ordered to eliminate the crash survivors.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Stars: Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Jason Isaacs
The Sight (TV Movie 2000)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Michael Lewis a young American architect is sent to Britain to refurbish an old London hotel. But this assignment instantly stretches beyond the ordinary as he finds himself exposed to a ... See full summary »

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Kevin Tighe, Amanda Redman
Event Horizon (1997)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Three unknowing martial artists are summoned to a mysterious island to compete in a tournament whose outcome will decide the fate of the world.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby
Fantasy

Plot unknown. Feature film based on the video game by Capcom.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jo
...
Billy
...
Tommy
...
Be Bop
...
Venning
...
Bev
...
Conway
Daniel Newman ...
Monkey (as Danny Newman)
Lee Whitlock ...
Pony
...
Dix
...
Peters (as Eammon Walker)
...
Market Trader
Chris Constantinou ...
Yuppie
Tilly Vosburgh ...
Mrs. Taylor
...
Sarah
Edit

Storyline

Lone group of teens, led by recently released joyrider and his disenchanted Belfast girlfriend, strives to leave their mark on "a British city in the near future" while attempting to avoid a rival gang. Scenes of joyriding and ram-raiding, which attempt to portray the addictiveness of fast driving whilst also showing the downside (the effect on the community and ultimately death) Written by Andrew Welsh <andreww@bnr.ca>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Crash & Carry


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/mayhem, pervasive language and some drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

9 February 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fosztogatók négy keréken  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Paul W.S. Anderson got offered the job to direct Mortal Kombat (1995) after New Line Cinema - that film's backers - saw this film. See more »

Quotes

Billy: I know my rights. I watch L.A.Law.
Police Inspector: Is that supposed to be funny?
Billy: No, more like comedy-drama.
See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

You Don't Turn Down The Chance to S**g Sadie Frost!
22 February 2000 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This film just plain doesn't work. The protagonists are a bunch of losers - just out for thrills, like joyriders are meant to be, yes - but it attempts to glamourise and politicise them - to give them deeper motives - in a way that completely fails to come across.

Meanwhile, you have the Sean Pertwee character, who's meant to be a sell-out, who is violating the spirit of the life they lead by going 'legit' and forming associations with true organised crime. But instead, next to this bunch of anarchistic, narcissistic overgrown children, he appears to be the only responsible, sympathetic, adult character. Meanwhile, Jonathan Pryce's paternal policeman is completely ineffective in what is meant to be the true adult presence of the film.

There's one scene which epitomises the failings of the film - Billy's rebuff of Jo's attempted seduction by saying sex is too dangerous in the 90's. Never mind that he'd already attempted to chat up a stranger in a club! It reinforces one's perception of him as a big kid unwilling to grow up. . . Characters' actions have to be believable, and his aren't. No wonder one TV version I saw cut the scene short, it's almost embarrassing to watch. Hence the title I've chosen for this review!


11 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?