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Love, Honor and Obey (2000)

Love, Honour and Obey (original title)
A north London postman who gets involved with a gang of criminals

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sadie
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Jude
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Ray Kreed
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Kathy
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Sean
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Maureen
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Matthew
Dominic Anciano ...
Dominic
Ray Burdis ...
Ray
John Beckett ...
John
Trevor Laird ...
Trevor (as Trevor H. Laird)
William Scully ...
Bill (as William Scully Q.G.M.)
Perry Benson ...
Perry 'Fat Alan'
Mark Burdis ...
Mark
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Storyline

Ray runs North London's most powerful criminal gang, and his nephew Jude is a polished and successful member. Jude's boyhood friend Jonny comes to Jude with an idea he wants to pitch to Ray; Jude is reluctant to mix friendship with business (and family), but he does arrange a meeting. Ray takes Jonny on (he uses his job as a courier to steal credit cards), but Jonny soon finds himself bored: the gang is more interested in goofing around and planning Ray's wedding than in fighting, havoc, and mayhem. Jonny wants violence, so he repeatedly tries to start trouble with the South London equivalent of Ray's gang. Will he succeed? If he does, will he find glory in war? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, sexuality, language and some drug content | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

9 February 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Love, Honor and Obey  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£316,667 (UK) (7 April 2000)

Gross:

$1,143 (USA) (9 February 2001)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Stars Jonny Lee Miller who plays Sherlock in the series Elementary. Also stars Rhys Ifans , who plays his brother Mycroft in the same series and Sean Pertwee who plays Gareth Lastrade. Jude Law plays John Watson in the Sherlock films along side Robert Downey Jr. See more »

Goofs

When Sadie is singing, her tiara disappears for one shot. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Heckeler: So would you like to join us for a drink?
Sadie: Sorry mates I'm busy.
Heckeler: I tell you what, tell me about your character, 'cause I am your biggest fan
Sadie: I told you I'm busy, I'm waiting for someone.
Heckeler: Now, when you stage kiss, do you use tounges or no tounges?
Sadie: Look, you.
Heckeler: [laughs] Come on, I'm only having a joke
Sadie: Oh, Look. My boyfriends here.
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Connections

References A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

The Harder They Come
Written by Jimmy Cliff
Performed by Ray Winstone
Backing vocals by Lisa Law
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The perfect example
24 June 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This film was brilliant, although it is capable of having a wide appreciation you need to be British and from London and adjoining areas to really 'get' it. Fans of 'Operation Good Guys' will especially enjoy the humour as I did. The actors are all themselves very good - imitating characters you know in your own lives. It made me cry with laughter in some areas. The areas other people have commented as amateurish are examples of where the actors have 'camped up' ridiculous characters and that's the humour of it all. Unfortunately these sorts of films don't often get made. Really the perfect example of London Humour.


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