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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

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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

Referenced in Star Stories: Sadie Frost: My Side of the Story (2006) See more »

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Final Cut
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Much more fun than I expected
24 November 2004 | by (London) – See all my reviews

I seem to remember this film was not very well received when it was released in Britain, some critics loved it, most didn't. After Lock Stock there was a sudden spate of 'mockney'gangster films and this, very unfairly, was lumped in with the also rans. Its actually a lot of fun, the cast is excellent, (Has Ray Winstone ever given a bad performance?) the script is funny, and the pace never flags. Special mention must be made of the karaoke scenes in which all the cast sing for real, everyone acquits themselves well with special mentions to Sean Pertwee and Johnny Lee Miller (singing one of my all time favourites 'Avenues and Alleyways') If you enjoy gangster films or are fans of any of the the cast then this is a must see movie.


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