Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels


1h 47m 1998

Brief Synopsis

A collection of law-dodging characters in London are brought together by coincidence when a streetwise young man loses half-a-million pounds in a card game. He has a week to get together the money or face losing some fingers. Desperate, he and his friends decide to rip off a gang who are planning to

Film Details

Also Known As
Arnaques, crimes et botanique, Lock & Stock, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; General Screen Enterprises; Peerless Camera Company; Summit Entertainment, Llc
Distribution Company
Gramercy Pictures; Cecchi Gori Pictures; Cts; Egmont; Gramercy Pictures; Lev Films; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Paradise; Polygram Filmed Entertainment; Polygram Video; Sam Film; Sony Pictures International; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Synopsis

A collection of law-dodging characters in London are brought together by coincidence when a streetwise young man loses half-a-million pounds in a card game. He has a week to get together the money or face losing some fingers. Desperate, he and his friends decide to rip off a gang who are planning to rip off a bunch of ganja farmers. Simple. Except the drug dealers want their money back, as do the theives, and now there are three sets of criminals after their blood.

Crew

David Alexander

Song ("I Wanna Be Your Dog")

Iain Andrews

Production Designer

Tony Anscombe

Adr Recordist

Ron Asheton

Song ("I Wanna Be Your Dog")

Scott Asheton

Song ("I Wanna Be Your Dog")

A Banks

Song ("Walk This Land (Remix)")

Charles Fred Bobbit

Song ("The Boss")

Charles Bodycomb

Other

Adam Bohling

Production Manager

Ian Brown

Song ("Fool'S Gold")

James Brown

Song

James Brown

Song Performer ("The Boss" "The Payback")

B Buie

Song ("Spooky")

Ben Burt

Assistant Director

The Castaways

Song Performer ("Liar, Liar")

G Chambers

Song ("Man Machine")

Heather Clarke

Post-Production Coordinator

J R Cobb

Song ("Spooky")

Stephanie Collie

Costume Designer

Matthew Collinge

Sound Effects

Matthew Collinge

Sound Design

Steve Craddock

Song ("Hundred Mile High City")

Henry Dobson

Re-Recording Mixer

James Donna

Song ("Liar, Liar")

Louis Elman

Adr Voice Casting

Nicola Fletcher

Music Supervisor (Cool Music)

Alan Flowerdo

Song ("Maybe I'M Dead")

Simon Fowler

Song ("Hundred Mile High City")

Celestia Fox

Casting

Rupert Gartrell

Modeller

Graeme Hamilton

Song ("Maybe I'M Dead")

Oscar Harrison

Song ("Hundred Mile High City")

Gwenda Hayat

Production Coordinator

Simon Hayes

Sound Recorder

Niven Howie

Editor

David A Hughes

Song Performer ("Zorba'S Dance")

David A Hughes

Music

Kathy Hughes

Script Supervisor

J Hurren

Song ("Walk This Land (Remix)")

Jacalyn Hyman

Set Decorator

Scott Jones

Foley Recordist

Laurence Kaye

Music Supervisor (Polygram)

Graham Kirby

Song ("Why Did You Do It")

Ken Lailey

Special Effects Supervisor

Clare Mahoney

Foley Artist

Money Mark

Song Performer ("Maybe I'M Dead")

Glenn Marks

Stunt Coordinator

Stephen Marks

Executive Producer

Georgia Masters

Co-Producer

Tim Maurice-jones

Director Of Photography

Eve Mavrakis

Production Designer

H Middlebrooks

Song ("Spooky")

Damon Minchella

Song ("Hundred Mile High City")

Linda A Morton

Makeup/Hair Supervisor

Peter Morton

Executive Producer

John Murphy

Song Performer ("Zorba'S Dance")

John Murphy

Music

Junior Murvin

Song Performer ("Police And Thieves")

Junior Murvin

Song

Ian Neil

Music Supervisor (Polygram)

James Osterberg

Song ("I Wanna Be Your Dog")

Angad Paul

Executive Producer

Mauro Pawloski

Song ("Oh Girl")

Sebastian Pearson

Associate Producer

Lee Perry

Song ("Police And Thieves")

Iggy Pop

Song

David Reid

1st Assistant Director

K Richards

Song Performer ("Walk This Land (Remix)")

K Richards

Song

Guy Ritchie

Casting

Guy Ritchie

Screenwriter

Catherine Scoble

Chief Makeup/Hair Design

M Shapiro

Song ("Spooky")

A Sharpe

Song Performer ("Walk This Land (Remix)")

Danny Sheehan

Supervising Sound Editor

Dusty Springfield

Song Performer ("Spooky")

John Squire

Song ("Fool'S Gold")

Eddie Standish

Location Manager

John Starks

Songs ("The Boss" "The Payback")

Craig Stevens

Song ("Maybe I'M Dead")

Stretch

Song Performer ("Why Did You Do It")

Trudie Styler

Executive Producer

Jason Swanscott

Foley Artist

Mikis Theodorakis

Song ("Zorba'S Dance")

Steve Tisch

Executive Producer

Dan Toland

Assistant Director

Martin Turner

Scenic Artist

Ronaldo Vasconcellos

Line Producer

Matthew Vaughn

Producer

Fred Wesley

Songs ("The Boss" "The Payback")

Peter Wignall

Camera Operator

Robbie Williams

Song Performer ("Man Machine")

Robbie Williams

Song ("Man Machine")

Pete Wingfield

Song

Pete Wingfield

Song Performer ("18 With A Bullet")

Film Details

Also Known As
Arnaques, crimes et botanique, Lock & Stock, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; General Screen Enterprises; Peerless Camera Company; Summit Entertainment, Llc
Distribution Company
Gramercy Pictures; Cecchi Gori Pictures; Cts; Egmont; Gramercy Pictures; Lev Films; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Paradise; Polygram Filmed Entertainment; Polygram Video; Sam Film; Sony Pictures International; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring March 5, 1999

Expanded Release in United States March 12, 1999

Wide Release in United States March 19, 1999

Released in United States on Video August 10, 1999

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States August 1998

Released in United States October 1998

Released in United States November 1998

Released in United States January 1999

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (in competition) October 31 - November 8, 1998.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Focus on Bridge Cinema) August 16-30, 1998.

Shown at Dinard Festival of British Film (out of competition) in Dinard, France October 1-4, 1998.

Shown at Turin Film Festival (in competition) November 20-29, 1998.

Based on the short film "The Hard Case" (1995) directed by Guy Ritchie.

Feature directorial debut for Guy Ritchie.

Began shooting November 6, 1997.

Completed shooting December 17, 1997.

Released in United States Spring March 5, 1999

Expanded Release in United States March 12, 1999

Wide Release in United States March 19, 1999

Released in United States on Video August 10, 1999

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (in competition) October 31 - November 8, 1998.)

Released in United States August 1998 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Focus on Bridge Cinema) August 16-30, 1998.)

Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at Dinard Festival of British Film (out of competition) in Dinard, France October 1-4, 1998.)

Released in United States November 1998 (Shown at Turin Film Festival (in competition) November 20-29, 1998.)

Released in United States January 1999 ("Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" had its American premiere in January at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival.)

Winner of the 1998 BAFTA Audience Award. Nominated for a further two awards, including Best British Film and Best Editing by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

Released in United States January 1999 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 21-31, 1999.)