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Gilly, fresh out of prison, and J, a hustler with a major drug problem, just can't shake their criminal ways.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrian Dunbar ... Max Bell
Andrew Howard ... J
Louis Dempsey ... Gilly
Gerard Butler ... Jackie Junior
Jason Hughes ... Charlie Franklin
Matthew Rhys ... Eddie
Ioan Gruffudd ... Freddy Guns
Jamie Sweeney Jamie Sweeney ... Skip
Melanie Lynskey ... Marie
Emma Fielding ... Detective Inspector Sarah Pryce
David Kennedy ... Sergeant Webb
Joe Swash ... Boy #1 (as Joseph Swash)
Ranjit Krishnamma Ranjit Krishnamma ... Pac
Nitin Ganatra ... Ajay
Walter Roberts Walter Roberts ... Jason
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Gilly, fresh out of prison, and J, a hustler with a major drug problem, just can't shake their criminal ways.

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In the tradition of Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content and sexuality | See all certifications »
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UK | Netherlands | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Atiradores See more »

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Color
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Quotes

J: You look older, man. Fucked.
Gilly: It's the only thing I haven't been.
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References Blood Simple (1984) See more »

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Very strange but good
11 September 2003 | by indigo01See all my reviews

This movie was very strange in some ways, but generally pretty good. The relationship between J and Gilly (and the things Gilly seemed to allow) was quite believable. Dunbar was quite chilling (he's almost always good). Prepare to shake your head at some of the more extreme directing choices but pay attention to the performances for some small, but key players: Jamie Sweeney as J's kid brother, Gerard Butler as a psycho bad guy (his first) and Melanie Lynskey as J's wife are all among the best things in the movie. It is well worth watching if you enjoy the British style of violence and humor from such movies as The Krays or Snatch.


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