SnatchDirector: Guy Ritchie
Guy Ritchie's sophomore follow-up to his 1998 sleeper hit Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch revisits the previous film's territory of London's crime-ridden underbelly, and does so with the same brand of humor and stylish direction that made Ritchie's first effort a surprise success. With a labyrinthine plot that is ostensibly oriented around a/i>/i>… See more details below
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Guy Ritchie's sophomore follow-up to his 1998 sleeper hit Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch revisits the previous film's territory of London's crime-ridden underbelly, and does so with the same brand of humor and stylish direction that made Ritchie's first effort a surprise success. With a labyrinthine plot that is ostensibly oriented around a missing diamond, Snatch introduces viewers to three groups of characters intent on retrieving the elusive stone, which has been stolen from an Antwerp jeweler. In the first group are friends and business partners Turkish (Jason Statham, who also supplies the film's voice-over narration) and Tommy (Stephen Graham), who join up with Mickey (Brad Pitt), an Irish gypsy and boxer. Turkish and Tommy make arrangements with Mickey to take a fall in a match engineered by lunatic gang leader Brick Top (Alan Ford). In another corner resides equally loony Russian gangster Boris the Blade (Rade Sherbedgia), who has asked Jewish gangster Franky Four Fingers (Benicio Del Toro) to place a bet on the match for him. Boris is also scheming to have Sol (Lennie James), the owner of a pawn shop, rob the place with a couple of dim associates. Meanwhile, Avi (Dennis Farina), freshly arrived in London from New York, hires Bullet Tooth Tony (Vinnie Jones) to find Franky when he goes missing; it seems that it was none other than Franky who was supposed to be transporting the purloined diamond to New York. ~ Rebecca Flint Marx
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Cast & Crew
|Benicio Del Toro||Franky Four Fingers|
|Vinnie Jones||Bullet Tooth Tony|
|Brad Pitt||Mickey O'Neil|
|Mike Reid||Doug the Head|
|Alan Ford||Brick Top|
|Rade Serbedzija||Boris 'The Blade' Yurinov|
|Adam Fogerty||Gorgeous George|
|Verity Hawkes||Costumes/Costume Designer|
|Simon Hayes||Sound/Sound Designer|
|Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski||Production Designer|
|Stephen Marks||Executive Producer|
|Peter Morton||Executive Producer|
|John Murphy||Score Composer|
|Angad Paul||Executive Producer|
|David Reid||Asst. Director|
|Trudie Styler||Executive Producer|
|Steve Tisch||Executive Producer|
1. Start [3:51]
2. Diamond Snatch [3:00]
3. Turkish & Tommy [2:31]
4. Brick Top [2:23]
5. Boris & His Brother [:58]
6. Avi [:57]
7. Doug the Head' [2:42]
8. Buying a Caravan [3:49]
9. Gypsy Bare-Knuckle Champ [2:26]
10. Sol [2:30]
11. Tyrone & His Getaway Car [4:44]
12. Replacement Fighter [:52]
13. A Dive in the Fourth [:05]
14. All Bets Are Off [5:27]
15. One-Punch Mickey [3:11]
16. A Problem [1:59]
17. Mickey's Offer [:06]
18. Not a Bad Moment? [6:29]
19. Bullet-Tooth Tony [:02]
20. Brick Top's Persuasion [:02]
21. A Hard Man to Track Down [4:52]
22. All Roads Lead to Boris [5:52]
23. Desert Eagle Vs. Replica [3:51]
24. Russian Standoff [4:48]
25. Predictability of Stupidity [1:26]
26. "Look in the Dog." [4:10]
27. "Do Not Knock Him Out." [2:47]
28. Action & Reaction [2:57]
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action packed and extremely funny is the only way to describe snatch, it's an all around awesome and hysterical crime action comedy, snatch has lots of action and lots of very big laughs
If you like casual swearing and situational humour this is for you. The accents alone will give you a good laugh. The soundtrack's pretty good too.
Snatch is the ultimate dark comedy that forces the viewer to laugh at situations that would be utterly detestible under normal circumstances. Alas, in the English underworld there are no normal circumstances, and the viewer is thrown full force into a hilarous web of lies, underhandedness, and utter stupidity that will most definitely cause incessant laughter from the opening credits to the final fight scene. Also, if you liked Brad Pitt as the psychotic Tyler Durden in Fight Club, you will definitely enjoy him as the deceptively intelligent bare-knuckle boxer in this film. Snatch is a must see for 2001!
The movie is a kick after the first half-hour. If you haven't seen the movie make sure you pay attention to the dog even when he's not on screen. Listen for the sqeaking whenever the dog is around. The getaway driver is also a kick.
This British film is absolutly hilarious. It might not be funny at first, but when you think about how obscure and ridiculus the situation is, you'll be laughing hysterically. The complex plot may require a second viewing to fully understand, but once you figure it out you'll be able to explain it to your friends pretty well. Uniquely directed by Guy Ritchie, this movie is great entertainment for anyone who really wants a good laugh.
Entertaining, lively, and conspicuous every little dialogue. With a pinch of Tarantino and punch of Scorsese, this film attributes to every aspect of a movie. Yes, there are some American stars, but that's not the point if you want American watch Behind Enemy Lines. If you want a new feel or new thirst for real visual cinematograghy, then don't leave this film unviewed. The speed of time, plot twists, and suspense obtained in this film, parallel only Guy Ritchie himself. There's this vibe that is very visible in this film, and for me it was not only a movie, but a journey. Where to? you decide.
Every once in awhile, a film emerges that is a visual and cerebral masterpiece. Snatch, Guy Ritchie's follow-up to Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, steals all the stars. The constant fast-paced plot, full of constant twists and turns will keep you in wonder until the very end. The dim-witted, low-life characters and their separate agendas, that grace this film, offer up a hilarity yet to be matched. Ritchie keeps you on the edge of your seat, and at most times baffled by the constant change in characters and motives, capping it all off with an ending that masterfully brings everything together. Not your typical gangster/heist movie, Snatch treads a new path in filmmaking and plot development. Ritchie challenges the audience to keep up with the ever changing action. The sensational camera work helps in adding to the fast-paced feeling the movie brings. The audience will walk away in wonder and amazement, contemplating every action from beginning to end. A hilarious and side splitting cast of characters provides constant entertainment. Brad Pitt provides a wonderful performance accompanied by Benicio del Torro, Dennis Farina, and Vinnie Jones. A must see film that will likely go down as one of the best ever.
The combination of British humor and American directing made this movie an instant classic.
this is one of the best movies i've seen. now go get off your jam rolls and get yourself an aristotle of river ouse and watch Snatch!
Guy Ritchie is not joking around here. This film is utter brillance. Brad teaches us about fist fights, Caravans with matching flower cushions, and great pronunciation. All good things. Honestly, no one comes close to being as cool as me or Brad Pitt. Z Germans are coming!
the movie is ok. dont go out of your way to watch it. but if you want go for it you wont be like..."oh no i wasted my time!" but you wont go "WOW! THAT WAS AWESOME! im going to show all my friends and watch it with them again cuz its just cool!"
If you like Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, this movie is for you, the plot is very similar, but the characters all play their roles amazingly, some reprising very similar roles to before. Jason Statham takes the lead as the main character, with a hilarious cast including Vinnie Jones, Brad Pitt, and Benicio Del Toro backing him up. The kind of movie you can watch over and over again when you get in the mood.
Great work by Guy & the cast & crew. this movie is awesome from start to finish!
This is quintessential Guy Ritchie goodness, filled with heavy accents, tough guys with surprisingly gooey centers, tough guys with no gooey centers, and characters that will remain in your mind. Brad Pitt does an excellent, if unintelligible, job.