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Andy Linden ...
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Laura (as Tracey Kirby)


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

2 September 2005 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Biznisz  »

Box Office


£2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£531,267 (UK) (2 September 2005)

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2.35 : 1
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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 »


The same taxi and driver that takes Frankie from the airport to meet Charlie is the one that drives him back to the airport, many days later. See more »


Frankie: My old man wrote me a letter from prison once. It said if you don't want to end up in here, stay away from crime, women and drugs. Trouble is, that don't leave you much else to do, does it?
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Director would like to thank and dedicate the film to The Witch See more »


References Pac-Man (1980) See more »


Call Me
Composed by Debbie Harry and Giorgio Moroder
Performed by Blondie
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3 September 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this film. Some lines or scenes did make me cringe but only because those guys were really like that then. A bit like watching David Brent. The actors may have been Z grade but that just made it all the more real for me. It was like watching a slice of 80's small time hood life. If it had been slick with a Brad Pitt or directed by Scorcese it wouldn't have been the same. There is a time and a place for smooth Hollywood polish and its nice to see something that took you back to a time and place when cliché's weren't yet cliché's. The music is exactly what I was listening to back then. They are top 10 hits for a reason. And yes, guilty of track suits as well but walk around any city centre and you still see them, so this couldn't have missed the mark by much. All in all I had a good laugh and yeah, there is far better British made flicks that portray the gangster and drug industry but if you're looking for a small time look at a couple of losers trying to hit it big then this is a little slice of life for you.

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