5.3/10
556
7 user 3 critic

The Hot Potato (2012)

London's East End 1969. Based on real events. Two chancers 'find' a lump of Uranium and crisscross Europe to find a buyer. Accompanied by Danny's girl,the lovely Carole. They encounter a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A London gangster must confront his ruthless father's past in order to alter the gritty, abusive path that his life is spiraling down after a shakedown goes awry.

Director: Antonio Simoncini
Stars: Glen Murphy, Ray Winstone, Serena Iansiti
Ashes I (2012)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Frank (Ray Winstone) is confined to a residential home, stricken with Alzheimer's - past, present ad future steadily disintegrating. Then one day, James (Jim Sturgess) appears, wanting to ... See full summary »

Director: Mat Whitecross
Stars: Luke Evans, Jim Sturgess, Ray Winstone
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Ray Winstone plays Frank Horner, a solicitor based in a small town in Wiltshire, England. His daughter Helen is leaving home for the first time to go to university and move in with her ... See full summary »

Directors: Karl Howman, Ethem Çetintas
Stars: Ray Winstone, Chloe Howman, Glen Murphy
Tracker (2010)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An Afrikaner veteran of the Boer War has just immigrated to New Zealand and is hired to track a man accused of killing a soldier. While hunting through the countryside he captures his ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Sharp
Stars: Ray Winstone, Temuera Morrison, Gareth Reeves
Everything II (2004)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A man visits a prostitute but just wants to talk. She goes along with it until he starts asking questions. Is he just a loner or is there a different reason for him to come here?

Director: Richard Hawkins
Stars: Ray Winstone, Jan Graveson, Ed Deedigan
All in the Game (TV Movie 2006)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A passionate manager is torn apart between loyalty to his son a dodgy football agent and his home town club. This football drama gives you insight to the dark side of the game.

Director: Jim O'Hanlon
Stars: Danny Dyer, Ray Winstone, Ike Hamilton
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

An aspiring teen detective stumbles into her first real case, when investigating the mysterious new family in her neighborhood.

Director: Ryan Andrews
Stars: Jaime Winstone, Aneurin Barnard, Rupert Evans
The Trials of Jimmy Rose (TV Mini-Series 2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Jimmy has just been released from prison after 12 years and is struggling to come to terms with his new life. His family and friends are finding it difficult to accept him back in to their lives and he must find a way to make things right.

Stars: Ray Winstone, Charlotte Randle, Paul Jesson
44 Inch Chest (2009)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A jealous husband and his friends plot the kidnapping of his wife's lover with the intention of restoring his wounded ego.

Director: Malcolm Venville
Stars: Ray Winstone, Ian McShane, John Hurt
The Sweeney (2012)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A hardened detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan police. Based on the '70s UK TV show.

Director: Nick Love
Stars: Ray Winstone, Plan B, Hayley Atwell
2 Jacks (2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Jack Hussar is a legendary Hollywood director, whose persona commands respect and adoration from his fans. Can his son, Jack Jr. maintain his legacy?

Director: Bernard Rose
Stars: Danny Huston, Sienna Miller, Billy Zane
Fathers Day (TV Movie 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Director: Cilla Ware
Stars: Charles Dance, Neil Stuke, Ray Winstone
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Kenny
...
Harry
...
Danny
...
Harrison
...
Bill
...
Sgt Ryan (as Philip Davis)
...
Fritz Meyer
Lois Winstone ...
Carole
Maike Billitis ...
Claudia
...
Ernst Koppel
Louise Redknapp ...
Irene Smith
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rene Arnaut-Vanderhaeghen ...
Ari
Eddie Brindle ...
Danny's Workmate
Gary Fairhall ...
Albert
...
Jason
Edit

Storyline

London's East End 1969. Based on real events. Two chancers 'find' a lump of Uranium and crisscross Europe to find a buyer. Accompanied by Danny's girl,the lovely Carole. They encounter a diverse cast of bizarre characters, all trying to steal the 'Hot Potato', but a deal agreed inside the Vatican has the co-conspirators confounding each other. The story twists and turns to an exciting and unexpected finale. Written by Peter Joly

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 October 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Горячая картошка  »

Box Office

Budget:

£6,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Three members of the Winstone family appear in this film, father Ray and daughters, Lois and Ellie Mae. See more »

Soundtracks

All You Need
Written by Maria Byrne
Published by MD Records (2010)
Performed by Maria Byrne
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Cracking film
9 October 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film reminds me very much of The Italian Job as a traditional British comedy caper. The actors are very well cast and play their various characters extremely convincingly. Not the usual role for Ray Winstone but nevertheless a winning performance as Kenny. Jack Huston played a very convincing but not very worldly Danny and David Harewood was brilliant as the FBi agent who seemed to be able to appear through walls.Great twist to the end of the film

The European locations were very colourful and gave a greater depth to the movie. I particularly liked the old cars used and the car chase was wicked. All in all a great film for the family, no bad language no excessive violence, just a real good feel factor film. Buy it rent it enjoy!


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?