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Plastic (2014)

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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.


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
Charley Palmer Rothwell ... Ralph (as Charley Palmer Merkell)
Terry Stone ... Clarkson
Melise ... Beth (as Malese Jow)
Ashley Chin ... Dion
Adam Fogerty ... Spencer
David Foxxe David Foxxe ... Harry


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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Hustle. Heist. Repeat.


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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An earlier draft of the script took place in 1997. See more »


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Written by Joey Medina, Steve Mungarro, Raul Martinez, Carlos Gill (as Chuck Gil) & Warren Huart
Performed by The Tender Box
Courtesy of Swing House Quality Recordings
Published by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd Silent Music Box / Charles Mordant BMI 2012
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3 November 2019 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

Plastic is a heist movie with such obnoxious characters. You actually root for the heavies to give these young men their comeuppance.

Four British university students. Sam (Ed Speleers) Fordy (Will Poulter) Yatesey (Alfie Allen) and Rafa (Sebastian De Souza) scam dirty rich old men by camcording them having sex and taking their credit card details which they go on a spending spree with.

However one victim was an accountant working for a gangster called Marcel (Thomas Kretschmann) who does not take kindly being hit by them. In order to live the boys must pay interest to Marcel in weekly installments of £250,000 with their credit card scams.

Alternatively Marcel would wipe the debt clean if they pay him £2 million in two weeks.

Given how violent Marcel's men are. The boys go to Miami and screw up as they go to a strip bar where their first sting on a mark unravels as they get caught using a stolen credit card. They then think of another plan by stealing some jewellery by pretending to be acting for a rich sultan to a jeweller.

This is a dumb film with unlikeable characters who you have no sympathy with. Especially as some of them then try to double cross each other. Rather stupid given that all of them are in real peril with Marcel. The directors also display a misogynistic streak in this film. The women are just adornments, mainly strippers or prostitutes or airheads who are mainly there to bare their breasts.

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Release Date:

26 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »


Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Gateway Films See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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