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The Gentlemen (2019)

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An American expat tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire in London, triggering plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.

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Guy Ritchie

Writers:

Guy Ritchie (story), Ivan Atkinson (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew McConaughey ... Michael Pearson
Charlie Hunnam ... Ray
Michelle Dockery ... Rosalind Pearson
Jeremy Strong ... Matthew
Lyne Renee ... Jackie (as Lyne Renée)
Colin Farrell ... Coach
Henry Golding ... Dry Eye
Tom Wu ... Lord George
Chidi Ajufo ... Bunny
Hugh Grant ... Fletcher
Simon R. Barker Simon R. Barker ... Frazier (as Simon Barker)
Eddie Marsan ... Big Dave
Jason Wong ... Phuc
John Dagleish ... Hammy
Jordan Long ... Barman
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Storyline

A talented American graduate of Oxford, using his unique skills, audacity and penchant for violence, creates a marijuana empire using the estates of impoverished English aristocrats. However, when he tries to sell his empire to a fellow American billionaire, a chain of events unfolds, involving blackmail, deception, mayhem and murder between street thugs, Russian oligarchs, Triad gangsters and gutter journalists. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Criminal. Class.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language throughout, sexual references and drug content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Second time Matthew McConaughey has played a character named Mickey. He plays Mick Haller in 2011's Lincoln Lawyer. Also this is the third Ritchie film to feature a character named Mickey. Brad Pitt plays Mickey, a bare-knuckle boxer in 2000's Snatch. Chris Bridges plays a Mickey as well in RocknRolla. See more »

Goofs

When we first see Rosalind, she is wearing Christian Laboutin red soled high heel shoes but when she is in the office the red soles change to cream. See more »

Quotes

Matthew: How does anyone grow fifty tons of super skunk without letting anyone else know how they do it?
Mickey Pearson: I'm flattered to hear that from you, Matthew. I imagine that big brain of yours is sweating a stream of tears just trying to figure it out.
Matthew: Brilliance should be acknowledged
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Crazy Credits

The credits scroll for about one minute. After that, the full uncensored music video for the in-film song "Box in the Bush" by the Toddlers plays on one side of the screen, with the credits on the other side. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 4 December 2019 (2019) See more »

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Free Me
Performed by Paul Jones
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Snap, Crackle, and Oink
2 January 2020 | by faerlianSee all my reviews

Whip-smart 1-2-3 dialogue and film-editing, tension, some seriously laugh-out-loud moments, and a killer unorthodox script equals The Gentlemen.

There are a lot of similarities to Knives Out within, but it would be a disservice to say it's only a Knives Out - Guy Ritchie version, because this film deserves to stand on its own merits.

It's violent, it goes out of its way to be as anti-PC as possible, and its most definitely not for children under the age of 15...but most of all, it's highly enjoyable. All the performances are excellent. I can't fault this movie in any way. Maybe it isn't the bestest movie evar, but I can safely say it will be one of the best of 2020.

Charlie Hunnam is legitimately scary. McConaughey nails his role. Colin Farrell has a great comedic role. All the accents are spot on. Please give me more of this.


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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 2020 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,651,884, 26 January 2020

Gross USA:

$36,296,853

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$114,996,853
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2.39 : 1
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