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Gangsta Granny (2013)

A young bored boy and his grandma decide to join hands and steal the crown jewels, after discovering that she used to be a jewel thief.


Matt Lipsey


David Walliams (based on the book by), Kevin Cecil (adapted by) | 1 more credit »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julia McKenzie ... Granny
David Walliams ... Mike
Miranda Hart ... Linda
Reece Buttery Reece Buttery ... Ben
Jocelyn Jee Esien Jocelyn Jee Esien ... Kelly
Harish Patel ... Raj
Rob Brydon ... Mr. Parker
George Hill George Hill ... Terrence
Claudia Winkleman ... Claudia Winkleman
Robbie Williams ... Flavio Flavoli
India Ria Amarteifio ... Florence
Leo Wringer Leo Wringer ... Doctor Long
Tim Frances ... Doctor Edwards
Russell Dixon ... Judge (as Russell-Leighton Dixon)
Steve Speirs ... PC McClintock


Whilst his parents Linda and Mike spend every weekend ballroom dancing 11 year old Ben goes to stay with his granny, whom he initially finds boring. Then one day he finds a huge collection of jewels in a biscuit tin and discovers she was once a notorious burglar, the Black Cat, though she was never caught as she never tried to sell her spoils. Ben decides they should pull off the biggest heist of all, stealing the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London, using his intimate knowledge of plumbing to enter. Despite his parents' disastrous attempt to get him on the dance floor and the intrusive Neighbourhood Watch warden Parker the couple effect their daring plan. They do not succeed but are allowed to escape by a Royal personage, whom they happen to meet. Sadly Granny does not make it to Christmas but her legacy lives on - in the millions raised for charity by her jewels and the profound effect she has had on the Royal personage. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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Julia McKenzie and Joanna Lumley both appeared in the film "Shirley Valentine" Julia played Gillian, Shirley's neighbour. Joanna was Marjorie, Shirley's old school nemesis See more »

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Fantastic family film.
30 December 2020 | by jordandeanturner-45709See all my reviews

Such a warm heart felt story. Lovely story with a good message in it.

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26 December 2013 (UK) See more »

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