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London's Finest (2014)

Hackney's Finest (original title)
TV-MA | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 29 August 2017 (USA)
A small-time drug-dealer gets into big trouble when a corrupt East London cop tries to steal a consignment meant for Welsh-Jamaican Yardies.

Director:

Chris Bouchard

Writers:

Chris Bouchard (developed by), Thorin Seex
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Credited cast:
Nathanael Wiseman ... Sirus
Arin Alldridge ... Priestly
Enoch Frost Enoch Frost ... Tony
Marlon G. Day Marlon G. Day ... B
Rajan Sharma ... Asif
Neerja Naik ... Pari
Malcolm Tomlinson ... Terence
Sean Cronin ... Delski
Jeanette Rourke Jeanette Rourke ... Jane
Chris Dingli ... Boris (as Christopher Dingli)
Katharina Gellein Viken Katharina Gellein Viken ... Amanda (as Katarina Gellin)
Kulvinder Ghir ... Tilbury taxi driver
Tom Bonington Tom Bonington ... Courier Controller
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marco Aponte Marco Aponte ... Uncle Akram
Ben Austin Ben Austin ... Eastern European Thug 3
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A drug-fuelled night of mayhem and ineptitude in East London! Hackney's Finest is a riotous darkly-comic thriller that pits a motley bunch of hopeless drug dealers against a group of corrupt policemen, Russian thugs and Welsh-Jamaican arms dealers. Set in the East London borough of Hackney, this is an irreverent tale of greed, corruption and the fight for survival, told with a wink and a knowing smile. Sirus likes to make a little extra cash on the side, and not remotely legally. Very occasionally he passes a small 'package' from his London supplier, Asif, to some small-time Welsh-Jamaican gangsters in the valleys. Tonight the latest of such deals is set to happen in Sirus's home, much to the annoyance of his girlfriend, Amanda. This time, however, things are about to go seriously wrong. When the Welsh contingent arrives, they are horrified to discover that Asif has been interrogated by the police, and coerced into going through with the deal, under surveillance. Worse still, Asif is ... Written by The Hackney's Finest team

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Just your ordinary decent criminals See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Developed under the working title "Looking Over the Dragon". See more »

Quotes

Priestly: You'll be being watched, even when you think you're not.
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Prelude in D flat major 'Raindrop' Opus 28 no. 15
Composed by Frédéric Chopin
Performed by Adam Langston
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One Night In Smackney
23 April 2015 | by burymeonlineSee all my reviews

Normally I wouldn't stoop to reviewing or even watching one of the endless glut of embarrassingly poor mockney gangster romps that have tainted the British film industry ever since Guy Ritchie decided to give birth to said genre, but in this case, given the believable authenticity and blindingly scripted nature of said venture; I'll make an exception. Smack is the drug of choice in this tale, and likable user Cyrus plays the doped up protagonist finding himself on the receiving end of a particularly vicious and shamelessly corrupt detective looking to manipulate him into delivering a mammoth stash of brown. Fortunately Cyrus has sterling backup in the form of a pair of welsh gangsters who provide a wealth of snappy dialogue and brutish ballistics. Adding to the comedic energy are an equally deranged mob of Russians who the detective calls in to balance the odds. Every other character has their own podium of eccentricity on which to shine, and grimily they do. Naturally, there is foul language aplenty, but deployed in all the right places for a change, and the frequent incidents of gunplay are air- punchingly superb.


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29 August 2017 (USA) See more »

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London's Finest See more »

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