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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.

Director:

Guy Ritchie

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Guy Ritchie (story), Ivan Atkinson (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

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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Matthew McConaughey and his co-stars discuss writer/director Guy Ritchie's impromptu rewrites while shooting The Gentlemen. IMDb gets the scoop on Ritchie's crime caper.

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A talented graduate of Oxford, using his unique mind and unprecedented audacity, came up with an illegal enrichment scheme using the estate of an impoverished English aristocracy. However, when he decides to sell his business to an influential clan of billionaires from the United States, no less charming but tough gentlemen stand in his way. An exchange of courtesies is planned, which certainly will not do without shootings and a couple of accidents. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Criminal. Class.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Hugh Grant filmed his scenes with Charlie Hunnam in 5 days, and had to deliver over 40 pages of dialogue within the shoot. See more »

Goofs

Fletcher asks Ray to put on some steaks. Ray pulls some out of the freezer and moments later he is putting them on the grill. However, the steaks shown being placed on the grill are already thawed out. See more »

Quotes

Dry Eye: A gentleman's quote is a gentleman's word.
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

References The Conversation (1974) See more »

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Hugh, you beautiful phuker, I wanted to play the ukelele with your lips
20 January 2020 | by paulspencer-90394See all my reviews

You could practice with your hands for exactly the same amount of hours, but that still wouldn't make you Liberace. Some people, whether its cooking, tennis, or snooker, seem to put balls in pockets with ease. And so it is with some actors.

In this film, High Grant and Colin Farrell shine, and they have some big hitters around them.

If you've seen a Guy Ritchie film before, you know exactly what you are getting. Fast edits, narrative overlay in slow motion, punchy dialogue with multiple storylines, and this film does the usual. In some ways its directing style detracts from the film as a whole. Static camera, actors on their marks, quick shots, twenty cuts, fast speaking, and Ritchie letting you know you are watching a Ritchie film. But I still like it.

And the reason was Hugh and Colin. They shine in every scene, no matter where they are in the shot, you cant help but look at them, If there is a sequel, make it about these two, the Sutch and Bumdance of London, and it will win everything.


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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:

$118,076,606
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Dolby Digital

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2.39 : 1
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