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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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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 »

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Bacchus
Written by John Enthoven
Performed by Feelybooth
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Don't listen to the people who say this film is bad
11 July 2003 | by (Cornwall, UK) – See all my reviews

I saw this film on a whim and I have to say I am glad I did! The cast is brilliant. The plot is simple yet effective and the humour is hillarious!

Frankly, this is the best film to ever come out of the UK bar classics like Monty Python and the Italian Job.

There are so many memorable scenes like the heist where they have all taken viagra, the stabbing in the pub and, of course, Denise Van Outen doing her bit with a cucumber.

What makes this film so good is the sub plots. While the main story ticks along the viewer can also follow each characters own mini story.

Watch it with an open mind though. It is not great cinema but does not pretend to be. Just enjoy the jokes and cast.


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