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Joe (as Andy Linton)
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Laura (as Tracey Kirby)
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Frankie decides he's had enough with his life as a street thug living on a South London estate, and jets off to spain where he meets big time businessman Charlie, who's currently running the hottest bars in the land and also a South London bank robber and drug kingpin. From here on in Frankie signs up to a lifetime of crime, women and drugs and works his way from the bottom to the top of the Spanish cocaine empire with Charlie and Fellow bank robber and drug kingpin Sammy who does not give Frankie the best reception.

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

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£2,000,000 (estimated)

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£531,267 (UK) (2 September 2005)
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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

Towards the end of the film, Ronni is seen to be wearing a camouflage shirt. This shirt was part of a uniform issued in the British Army known as Soldier 95. As the name suggests this uniform was issued in the mid 1990s and so would not have been available in the early 80s. See more »

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Frankie: [Talking about Sammy] The geezer was so hard even his nightmares were scared of him.
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At the end the credits say that Frankie went to Hollywood as in "Frankie goes to Hollywood". There are some connections between Frankie the character and "Frankie goes to Hollywood" the band in the movie. See more »

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Modern Love
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Keeps you wanting to see more !
30 September 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Danny Dyer (from Football factory) makes another outstanding appearance in this new film of his.

I'm not going to spoil it for you telling you what happens - but to summarise - drugs, hot women, money, guns, and lots of comedy - make this a worthy film !

Danny Dyer has a superb acting style and just leaves you wanting to see more.

The set, characters, and the story make this a top film in my book.

Be warned if your easily offended - by drugs, women, and swearing don't watch this film.

I enjoyed it - hope you do to !


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