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Set in the Thatcher era with the cool sounds of the 80's, THE BUSINESS is an action packed gangster flick set in Spain's sun drenched Costa Del crime. Frankie (Danny Dyer), is on the run ... See full summary »

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Frankie
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Charlie
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Sammy
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Carly
Eddie Webber ...
Ronnie
Adam Bolton ...
Danny
Linda Henry ...
Shirley
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Sonny
Arturo Venegas ...
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Nora
Martin Marquez ...
Pepe
Andy Linden ...
Joe (as Andy Linton)
Sally Watkins ...
Mum
Eduardo Duro ...
Carlos
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Laura (as Tracey Kirby)
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Set in the Thatcher era with the cool sounds of the 80's, THE BUSINESS is an action packed gangster flick set in Spain's sun drenched Costa Del crime. Frankie (Danny Dyer), is on the run from the high-rise's of South London to a new life in Malaga with nothing but a tin stuffed full of cash. Having no idea that this delivery of cash to super-suave playboy and ex-con, Charlie (Tamer Hassan), will change his life forever, he soon becomes one of the gang, and finds himself drawn into a flamboyant and violent world of organized crime. Written by wb

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Good fellows in the sun. See more »

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

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2 September 2005 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

£2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£531,267 (UK) (2 September 2005)

Gross:

£1,144,526 (UK) (9 September 2005)
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Trivia

The DVD features an alternate ending where Frankie meets Carly at the border. There she promptly tells the border guard where to find drugs in Frankie's car. See more »

Goofs

Sammy shoots Frankie squarely in the chest plate of his body armor, yet when Frankie examines himself in the mirror later, the welt is on his right pectoral. See more »

Quotes

Frankie: Two beers please, and I don't suppose there's a chance you'll suck my cock?
Lady at bar: No, there isn't a chance. My old man's over there, and he's a big cunt.
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Director would like to thank and dedicate the film to The Witch See more »

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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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I can't believe what the 'critics' are saying
2 September 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Before i saw this film at the pictures i decided to check out what everyone else thinks of it first - i was disappointed with their reactions but went to see the movie anyway. I pleasantly surprised. This film doesn't claim to the blockbuster of the year nor does it contain the sparkle and polish of snatch and lock stock. What it does do however is provide an amusing and gripping view of the rise and fall of an 80s wannabe gangster. To anyone outside of the UK this film may seem abit alien, but there are enough twists, turns and cheeky slang to keep you amused throughout. Just watch it don't take it too seriously and make up your own mind.

(Frankie knocks on Sammys door) Sammy Answers: "did anyone order a c***?"


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