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In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future Olympic Games. However, a series of bombings targets his empire on the very weekend the Americans are in town. Shand is convinced there is a traitor in hi...

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Directed by

John Mackenzie

Written by

Barrie Keeffe (Writer)

Runtime

114 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Who lit the fuse that tore Harold's world apart?

Cast

Keywords

london, england violence england gangster casino cult film slaughterhouse car bomb neo-noir crime boss bombing ira (irish republican army)

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#265 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

#21 on Top 100 British films BFI

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright