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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... See more »

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Frankie
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Charlie
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Sammy
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Carly
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Ronnie
Adam Bolton ...
Danny
Linda Henry ...
Shirley
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Sonny
Arturo Venegas ...
Mayor
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Nora
Martin Marquez ...
Pepe
Andy Linden ...
Joe (as Andy Linton)
Sally Watkins ...
Mum
Eduardo Duro ...
Carlos
Tracy Kirby ...
Laura (as Tracey Kirby)
Alexis Coello Montena ...
Columbian 1
Rachid Alihealni ...
Columbian 2
Andy Parfitt ...
Andy (as Andrew Parfitt)
Daniel Naylor ...
Danny 2
Michael Maxwell ...
Jimmy
Tommaso Pavore ...
Driver / Italian Driver
Fernando Carrasco Roman ...
Waiter
Steve Burns ...
Young Man
Sylvie Arnone ...
Maid (as Silvie Armone)
Joanna Thompson ...
Girl
Paul Burns ...
The Chef
Alejandra García ...
Woman (as Alejandra Cid García)
Andrew Shukin ...
The Dutch
Frank Groen ...
The Dutch
Cas en Mar ...
The Dutch
Walter Rico ...
The Dutch
Alfonso Guerra ...
Body Guard (as Alfonso Arias Guerra)
José López Rodríguez ...
Body Guard
Alberto Peregrina García ...
Pretty Boy
Ibra Habbools Sanchez ...
Algerian
Zara Ford ...
Jacuzzi Girl
Alberto Castillo ...
Squat Druggie (as Alberto Mir Castillo)
Peter Prestage ...
Squat Druggie
Zippy Alonso Mendoza ...
Squat Druggie
Herardo Edil Manrique Riera ...
Police
Francisco Extremera-López ...
Police
Marti Roca Hertlein ...
Police
Marcelo Dabiel Yornet ...
Police
Twogeese Macfarlane ...
Police
Canido Massi ...
Police
Dino Fritz ...
Moroccan Boy
Maurico Manrique ...
Moroccan Boy
Olimaiz Anass ...
Moroccan Boy
Olimaiz Achraf ...
Moroccan Boy
Francisco José Berenguer ...
Moroccan Boy
Diego Nicolas Berenguer ...
Moroccan Boy
Enrique López Armijo ...
Moroccan Boy
Rogelio López Armijo ...
Moroccan Boy
Alfredo Ruiz Ortega ...
Moroccan Boy
Zac Fritz ...
Moroccan Boy
Alex Goodger ...
Moroccan Boy
Lauren Porcaar ...
Pretty Girl in Shop
Lee Jackson ...
Third Guy in Van
Joe Jackson ...
Kid in Estate
Charlie Rapson ...
Kid in Estate
Matthew Ward ...
Kid in Estate
Joseph Courtney ...
Kid in Estate (as Joe Courtney)
George O'Connor ...
Kid in Estate
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Belize Hassan ...
Mandy
Belle Hassan ...
Mandy
Karl Churchill ...
Clubber (uncredited)
James Hagger ...
Van Security Guard (uncredited)
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Clubber (uncredited)
Steven Lawson ...
Charlie's Bar Clubber (uncredited)
Darren Luckin ...
Clubber (uncredited)
Dan Mead ...
Dire Danny (uncredited)
Pete Morgan ...
Charlie's Bar Clubber (uncredited)
David Spratt ...
Clubber (uncredited)

Directed by

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Nick Love

Written by

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Nick Love ... (written by)

Produced by

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Andy Eliot ... co-producer
Jamie Macdermott ... associate producer
Rob Morgan ... executive producer
Allan Niblo ... producer
Rupert Preston ... executive producer
James Richardson ... producer
Charlie Woodhouse ... line producer

Music by

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Ivor Guest

Cinematography by

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Damian Bromley ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Stuart Gazzard

Editorial Department

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Stefan Ciupek ... digital colorist
Nick Greenall ... first assistant editor
Emma Hartley ... assistant post-production supervisor
Matthew Loxterkamp ... assistant editor
Florian Obrecht ... on-line editor

Casting By

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Gary Davy

Production Design by

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Paul Burns

Art Direction by

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Emily Straight

Costume Design by

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Andrew Cox

Makeup Department

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Jennifer Harty ... makeup supervisor (as Jenn Harty)
Vickie Lang ... assistant makeup artist
Tanya Lodge ... hair designer / makeup designer
Bea Millas ... additional makeup artist (as Beatriz Millas)

Production Management

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Michael Reuter ... post-production supervisor
Francisco Rojo Villada ... location production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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James Hagger ... second assistant director
Jamie Macdermott ... first assistant director
Nicolai Spalt ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Rupert Allan ... associate art director
Jon Bates ... art department trainee
Joe Borowski ... art department assistant (as Jozef Borowski)
Oliver Brinkman ... carpenter
Philip Gilmore ... carpenter
Chris Grottick ... set dresser
Gym Halama ... scenic painter
Hans Hellsberg ... carpenter
Joe Rappaport ... art department
Rufus Wilkes ... construction manager

Sound Department

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Ben Barker ... sound designer / supervising sound effects editor
James Bennett ... adr recordist
Denis Estevez ... Dubbing Mixer
Tobias Fleig ... re-recording mixer
Susan French ... sound editor
Noemi Hampel ... foley editor
Max Hoskins ... supervising sound editor
Keith Marriner ... co-supervising sound editor
Richard Ostroff ... boom operator
Carsten Richter ... foley artist
Jamie Roden ... adr mixer
Marcus Sujata ... foley mixer
Simon J. Willis ... sound recordist

Special Effects by

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Ignacio Miguel ... special effects technician
Morgan Parkinson ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Jan Adamczyk ... digital compositor
Frank Berbert ... digital compositor
Jan Burda ... digital artist
Mira Djovcos ... visual effects producer
Paul Dreisen ... digital compositor
Teni Noravian ... digital compositor
Florian Schuck ... digital compositor
Juri Stanossek ... visual effects supervisor
Michael Wortmann ... technical director

Stunts

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Glenn Marks ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Damian Bromley ... camera operator
Neil Davidson ... still photographer
Jon Euesden ... gaffer
Jordan Robert Fry ... first assistant camera
Chad Harrington ... generator operator
Fahd Iraki ... sparks
Eduardo Luján ... key grip
Bartolomé Pérez ... electrician
Francisco Rodriguez Villalba ... second assistant camera
Andrew Wiggins ... focus puller

Casting Department

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Jemma Holt ... extras casting assistant: UK

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Juani Cabrera ... costume assistant
Verity Cleary ... wardrobe assistant
Adam Defree ... hair stylist
Lupt Utama ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Toby Eliot ... location manager: Spain
Andy Pavord ... location manager: UK (as Andrew Pavord)

Music Department

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Antonella Fragapane ... assistant engineer
Lol Hammond ... music supervisor
Steve Parr ... music mixer / music recordist
Mark Pusey ... musician: drums
Amanda Street ... score supervisor

Transportation Department

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Steve John ... facilities
Dave Williams ... wardrobe truck driver

Other crew

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Wahida Begum ... unit publicist
Stéphane Bourdon ... armorer
Eva Cruz-Morales ... production coordinator
Fraser Grant ... production accountant
Layla Lee ... script supervisor
Victoria Paling ... production coordinator: UK
Miguel Pariente ... assistant accountant
Paloma Vázquez ... co-production coordinator

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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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Taglines Good fellows in the sun. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Business - Schmutzige Geschäfte (Germany)
  • Dobri momci idu u raj (Serbia)
  • La entrega (Argentina)
  • Gangsters Paradise (Denmark)
  • Biznisz (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 97 min
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Box Office

Budget GBP2,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United Kingdom GBP531,267, 04 Sep 2005

Did You Know?

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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 (at around 21 mins) Frankie throws his cigarette to the floor and treads on it. Only his toes miss and kicks the still-lighted cigarette under the right foot of the other character. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in An Exclusive Interview with Danny Dyer (2008). See more »
Soundtracks Planet Earth See more »
Crazy Credits 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 »
Quotes 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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