The Krays


1h 59m 1990

Brief Synopsis

The rise and fall of two of Britain's most famous gangster-brothers.

Film Details

Also Known As
Freres Krays, Krays, Les Freres Krays, frères Kray
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
CINEPLEX ODEON FILMS/MIRAMAX; Cineplex Odeon Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; Independent Productions; MIRAMAX; Palace Pictures; Rank Film Distributors Ltd; Rca/Columbia Pictures Home Video; SF Studios
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Synopsis

The rise and fall of two of Britain's most famous gangster-brothers.

Cast

Billie Whitelaw

Violet Kray

Tom Bell

Jack "The Hat" Mcvitie

Martin Kemp

Reginald Kray

Gary Kemp

Ronald Kray

Susan Fleetwood

Rose

Charlotte Cornwell

May

Kate Hardie

Frances

Avis Bunnage

Helen

Gary Love

Steve

Steven Berkoff

George Cornell

Jimmy Jewel

"Cannonball" Lee

Barbara Ferris

Mrs Lawson

Victor Spinetti

Mr Lawson

John Mcenery

Eddie Pellam

Philip Bloomfield

Charlie Pellam

Norman Rossington

Shopkeeper

Patti Love

Iris

Michael Balfour

Referee

Roger Monk

Charlie Junior

Jimmy Flint

Perry

Andrew Kitchen

Dennis

Michael Carr

Eddie

Ian Burfield

Whip

Bob Brimson

Grey

Russell Gold

Terry

David Arlen

Dickie

Jon Mckenna

Sam Ripley

Sean Blowers

Chris Ripley

Murray Melvin

Newsagent

Sadie Frost

Sharon Pellam

Stephen Lewis

Policeman

Pete Turner

Regal Manager

Soo Drouet

Jack'S Girlfriend

John H Stracey

Boxer

David Fenwick

Doctor

Laura Cox

Ivy

Angus Macinnes

Palendri

Michael Tezcan

Italian Gangster

Richard Vanstone

Man Cut Outside Regal

Chris Pitt

Young Eddie

Mark Burdis

Mark

Pete Gillett

Man In Fight

Julie May

Midwife

Jackie Downey

Angry Customer

Vernon Dobtcheff

Teacher

Ryan Ward

Steve'S Friend

Chrissie Coterill

Barmaid

Simon Foy

Lost Boy

Tony Sands

Lost Boy

Behrouz Behnejad

Maltese Gangster

Mathew Barney

Boy In Classroom

Benjamin Brazier

Charlie--Age 12

John-paul White

Ronald--Age 3

Michael White

Reginald--Age 3

Harlon Haveland

Ronald--Age 8

Sam Haveland

Reginald--8

Jason Bennett

Ronald--Age 8

Jamie Bennett

Reginald--Age 8

Jimmy Batten

Straker

Brian Nickels

Frank

Dave Courtney

Bill

Ben Mansworth

Tom

Julia Migenes

Judy--Singer In Club

Crew

Peter Allwork

Additional Photography (Aerial)

Dominic Anciano

Producer

Rod Argent

Song ("She'S Not There")

Alan Ashby

Other

Del Baker

Stunts

John Bastin

Carpenter

Jim Beach

Executive Producer

Bernard Bellew

3rd Assistant Director

Lee Betts

Other

Robert Betts

Other

Anthony Black

Wardrobe Supervisor

Don Black

Song ("Walkaway")

Richard Blanshard

Stills

George Boner

Rigging Gaffer

Jennifer Boost

Makeup

Marc Boyle

Stunts

Michael Buchanan

Art Director

Michael Buchanan

Music Producer

Ray Burdis

Producer

Sonny Burdis

Electrician

James Burris

Song ("Balling The Jack")

Angus Cameron

Art Direction Assistant

Alan Chesters

Construction Coordinator

Aron Clayton

Art Department Assistant

Paul Cowan

Associate Producer

Fred Crawford

Other

Tony Cridlin

Grip

Jeff Davis

Stunts

Noel Davis

Casting

Winston Depper

Dressing Props

Martin Duffy

Carpenter

Karen Edwards

Makeup Assistant

Robyn Elliott

Wardrobe Assistant

Tony Ellis

Stunts

Dave Everall

Other

Jim Foran

Chargehand Carpenter

Sarah Franzl

Stunts

Burt Gadstone

Dressing Props

Renee Glynne

Script Supervisor

Lindy Hemming

Costume Designer

Frank Henson

Stunts

Michael Hersey

Scenic Artist

Derek Holding

Adr Editor

Sy Holland

Stunts

Alan Hooper

Other

Gerry Humphreys

Sound Rerecording

Guy Huse

Production Accountant Assistant

Ken Jackson

Stagehand

Udo Jergen

Song ("Walkaway")

Jimmy Jewel

Song Performer ("Balling The Jack")

Jazz Jeyes

Stunts

Bob Jordon

Location Manager

Eddy Joseph

Dialogue Editor

Udo Jurgens

Song

Michael Kamen

Music

David 'ned' Kelly

Carpenter (Standby)

Michele Kimche

Executive Producer

Dennis Kington

Steadicam Operator

Godfrey Kirby

Sound Recording

Godfrey Kirby

Sound Mixer

Patricia Kirkman

Hairstyles

Jack T Knight

Foley Editor

Tim Lawrence

Stunts

Ailbhe Lemass

Makeup Assistant

Tom Lucy

Stunts

Stephen Mclaughlin

Sound Rerecording

Stephen Mclaughlin

Music Recording

Nic Milner

Other

John Mister

Other

David Moroni

Gaffer

Simon Mosely

2nd Assistant Director

Matt Munro

Song Performer ("Walkaway")

Dione Orrom

Production Coordinator

David Owen

Electrician

Steve Payne

Dressing Props

Dick Philyn

Boom Operator

Michael Pickwoad

Production Designer

Rodney Pincott

Props (Standby)

Anna Pinnock

Props Buyer

Steve Potts

Generator Operator

Doug Purdy

Chargehand Dressing Props

Chris Rea

Song ("Bittersweet")

Vincent Reane

Stunts

Philip Ridley

Screenwriter

Jupiter Sen

Sound Editor

Ken Shane

Production Manager

Aaron Sherman

Prosthetics

Maralyn Sherman

Prosthetics

Geoffrey Simm

Sound Maintenance

Chris Smith

Song ("Balling The Jack")

Stewart St Paul

Stunt Coordinator

Taratoa Stappard

Production Assistant

Catrin Strong

Production Assistant

Phil Symes

Publicist

Katie Thompstone

Locations Assistant

Alex Thomson

Director Of Photography

Alex Thomson

Camera Operator

Chyna Thomson

Other

Christine Tucker

Wardrobe Assistant

Paul Turner

Property Master

Paul Van Der Weele

Production Accountant

Martin Walsh

Editor

Emma Ward

Assistant (To Dominic Anciano), Assistant (To Ray Burdis)

Malcolm Weaver

Stunts

Brian Webb

Stagehand

Steve Whyment

Stunts

Jonathan Wicks

Locations Assistant

Rod Woodruff

Stunts

Michael Zimbrich

1st Assistant Director

Jeremy Zimmermann

Casting

The Zombies

Song Performer ("She'S Not There")

Film Details

Also Known As
Freres Krays, Krays, Les Freres Krays, frères Kray
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
CINEPLEX ODEON FILMS/MIRAMAX; Cineplex Odeon Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; Independent Productions; MIRAMAX; Palace Pictures; Rank Film Distributors Ltd; Rca/Columbia Pictures Home Video; SF Studios
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall November 9, 1990

Released in United States on Video May 22, 1991

Released in United States 1990

Released in United States May 1990

Released in United States September 1990

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 22 - March 2, 1990.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 23-September 3, 1990.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 10-21, 1990.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.

Completed shooting November 11, 1989.

Began shooting September 18, 1989.

Released in United States on Video May 22, 1991

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 22 - March 2, 1990.)

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 23-September 3, 1990.)

Released in United States May 1990 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 10-21, 1990.)

Released in United States September 1990 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.)

Released in United States Fall November 9, 1990