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Mr. Nice

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The true story of a man who stumbled into a lucrative career as one of Europe's biggest drug dealers comes to the screen in this comedy-drama. Howard Marks (Rhys Ifans) was a young Welshman studying at Oxford when he discovered there was something unusual about his dorm room -- it had a secret passageway that led to a storage space used by one of the school's top marijuana dealers. Marks and the dealer struck up a friendship as he became an enthusiastic customer, and a few years later, when plans to bring a large...
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Overview

The true story of a man who stumbled into a lucrative career as one of Europe's biggest drug dealers comes to the screen in this comedy-drama. Howard Marks (Rhys Ifans) was a young Welshman studying at Oxford when he discovered there was something unusual about his dorm room -- it had a secret passageway that led to a storage space used by one of the school's top marijuana dealers. Marks and the dealer struck up a friendship as he became an enthusiastic customer, and a few years later, when plans to bring a large cache of hashish into England via Germany went haywire, Marks stepped in to help and was introduced to a circle of big league marijuana traffickers. Marks quit his job as a teacher to become a full time drug wholesaler, and while his new career cost him his first marriage, it introduced him to Judy (Chloe Sevigny), a lovely woman who became the love of his life. As Marks' business grew, he gained some interesting new associates, including an Irish Republican Army operative (David Thewlis) who knew how to get past customs agents, an intelligence agent (Christian McKay) working on both sides of the law and a wildly eccentric American marijuana kingpin (Crispin Glover). Mr. Nice was adapted from the autobiography by the real-life Howard Marks; Marks is good friends with Rhys Ifans, who was cast to play him in the film.
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Special Features

Making Of; Trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/11/2011
  • UPC: 030306796994
  • Original Release: 2010
  • Rating:

  • Source: Mpi Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 2:01:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 58,621

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rhys Ifans Howard Marks
Chloë Sevigny Judy Marks
David Thewlis Jim McCann
Crispin Glover Ernie Combs
Luis Tosar Craig Lovato
Omid Djalili Saleem Malik
Jamie Harris Patrick Lane
Christian McKay Hamilton McMillan
Elsa Pataky Ilze
Jack Huston Graham Plinston
Sara Sugarman Edna Marks
William Thomas Dennis Marks
Andrew Tiernan Alan Marcuson
Kinsey Packard Patti Hayes
Ania Sowinski Maureen
Technical Credits
Bernard Rose Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Screenwriter
Mark Albela Co-producer
Paul Brett Executive Producer
Teresa Font Editor
Philip Glass Score Composer
Max Gottlieb Production Designer
Caroline Harris Costumes/Costume Designer
Linda James Executive Producer
Alex Johnson Casting
Norman Merry Executive Producer
Denise O'dell Co-producer
Andrew Orr Executive Producer
James Perkins Executive Producer
Michael Robinson Executive Producer
Steff Roeg Makeup
Luc Roeg Producer
Dan Shepherd Executive Producer
Tim Smith Executive Producer
David Toso Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Mr. Nice
1. In The Beginning [5:18]
2. The Oxford Doorman [5:10]
3. Too Much Of It [5:38]
4. Impractical Steps [5:43]
5. Smuggling [4:59]
6. The Delivery [2:36]
7. James McCann, Revolutionary [5:26]
8. The Operation [4:39]
9. Accountants And Spies [4:01]
10. Just Make It Happen, Brother! [5:04]
11. Delay Due To War [5:19]
12. Creating A Diversion [3:34]
13. What Banking Is All About [3:17]
14. Welcome To California [4:53]
15. Busted [5:47]
16. On The Run [5:40]
17. Mr. Nice [6:37]
18. Legal Matters [6:14]
19. Just Say No [4:30]
20. The Dog Has Rabies [4:00]
21. Operation's End [4:14]
22. Guilty [6:47]
23. The Prison Years [5:26]
24. In The End [5:44]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Mr. Nice
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   Chapters
   Bonus
      Making Of
      Trailer
   Setup
      Audio
         5.1 Surround
         2.0 Stereo
      Subtitles
         English SDH
         Subtitles: Off
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