Sam and Fordy run a credit card fraud scheme, but when they steal from the wrong man, they find themselves threatened by a sadistic gangster. They need to raise £2m and pull off a daring diamond heist to clear their debt.

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Julian Gilbey
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Speleers ... Sam
Will Poulter ... Fordy
Alfie Allen ... Yatesey
Sebastian De Souza ... Rafa
Emma Rigby ... Frankie
Thomas Kretschmann ... Marcel
Graham McTavish ... Steve Dawson
Mem Ferda ... Tariq
Michael Bisping ... Kasper
Melise ... Beth (as Malese Jow)
David Foxxe David Foxxe ... Harry
Adam Fogerty ... Spencer
Ashley Chin ... Dion
Robbie Gee ... Mr X
Kate Magowan ... DCI Hartley
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Storyline

Based upon a true story wherein a gang of friends managed to infiltrate one of the biggest credit card companies and pull off the biggest and most audacious diamond heists ever committed. Written by Terry Stone

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Taglines:

Hustle. Heist. Repeat.

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, sexual content/nudity, language throughout and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Based on a true story See more »

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Near the start of the film, a teacher says that a comet struck the Earth 65 million years ago, which wiped out the dinosaurs. It was actually an asteroid. See more »

Connections

Featured in Projector: Plastic (2014) See more »

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Trafalgar
Written by Eric Luttrell, Andrew Coenen and Benjamin Swardlick
Performed by The M Machine
Published by Metropolish Sausage Publishing
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd
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Into the Recycling Bin
12 January 2015 | by CelluloidDogSee all my reviews

Reel Score: 4.3-4.6/10

Not really a bad film but the reviews here are 5.9/10 which must be a joke. So giving a 4/10 lowers it. But on a given day, I could even give it a 5/10 which is still below average (5-6) for me. Given it's a film from UK, that's not good news since there are plenty of solid films coming from the British Isles lately.

It's hard to find something really likable about this film other than Frankie played by Emma Rigby. Alfie Allen who plays Yatesey is a bright spot. The extra nuts in the private jet was actually a bit funny, but there wasn't much to laugh about for the entire film except laughing at it. The film claims to be base on a real story but it's about 95% fictionalized except for the car crash taken from Graff Diamonds Robbery which was UK's largest in 2009.

Other from that, there are no justified claims of reality. Acting is average, script is weak. We are supposed to believe a group of young men who can barely grow facial hair are responsible for raking in cash from a sophisticated fraud ring before trying to pull off a major heist. It's rather simplistic, aiming at a young audience. Speed, sex, violence are all part of the unoriginal formula. It's like a teenage horror film meets Ocean's Eleven.

There are dozens of better capers and this film doesn't fall among them. Still, it's passable if you have nothing better to do as it's not horrible, but it does fall short.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Plastic See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$973,987
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Gateway Films See more »
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2.35 : 1
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