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Love, Honor and Obey (2000)

Love, Honour and Obey (original title)
A north London postman who gets involved with a gang of criminals

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sadie Frost ... Sadie
Jonny Lee Miller ... Jonny
Jude Law ... Jude
Ray Winstone ... Ray Kreed
Kathy Burke ... Kathy
Sean Pertwee ... Sean
Denise Van Outen ... Maureen
Rhys Ifans ... Matthew
Dominic Anciano Dominic Anciano ... Dominic
Ray Burdis ... Ray
John Beckett John Beckett ... John
Trevor Laird Trevor Laird ... Trevor (as Trevor H. Laird)
William Scully William Scully ... Bill (as William Scully Q.G.M.)
Perry Benson Perry Benson ... Perry 'Fat Alan'
Mark Burdis Mark Burdis ... Mark
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Storyline

Ray runs North London's most powerful criminal gang, and his nephew Jude is a polished and successful member. Jude's boyhood friend Jonny comes to Jude with an idea he wants to pitch to Ray; Jude is reluctant to mix friendship with business (and family), but he does arrange a meeting. Ray takes Jonny on (he uses his job as a courier to steal credit cards), but Jonny soon finds himself bored: the gang is more interested in goofing around and planning Ray's wedding than in fighting, havoc, and mayhem. Jonny wants violence, so he repeatedly tries to start trouble with the South London equivalent of Ray's gang. Will he succeed? If he does, will he find glory in war? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, sexuality, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Love, Honor and Obey See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,143, 11 February 2001

Gross USA:

$1,400

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,400
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Ray Winstone and Kathy Burke previously appeared in Nil by Mouth (1997). See more »

Goofs

When Sadie is singing, her tiara disappears for one shot. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Heckeler: So would you like to join us for a drink?
Sadie: Sorry mates I'm busy.
Heckeler: I tell you what, tell me about your character, 'cause I am your biggest fan
Sadie: I told you I'm busy, I'm waiting for someone.
Heckeler: Now, when you stage kiss, do you use tounges or no tounges?
Sadie: Look, you.
Heckeler: [laughs] Come on, I'm only having a joke
Sadie: Oh, Look. My boyfriends here.
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Connections

Follows Final Cut (1998) See more »

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Jonny's Death
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Class act
23 June 2004 | by gbs4monthsSee all my reviews

this is a true classic of British cinema, it has everything a funny plot, good cast and great acting. it is worth noting that for this film there was no script, the actors were given an outline of a story and ad-lib'd their scenes.

but really makes this film are the characters..like fat alan the martial artist. watch the film and see how funny he is.

sean pertwee is also a star in this film, and some of the dialogue he comes out with is just class..."don't mack me off like a two bob" is a prime example.

Ray Winstone also has some of the best lines ever seen in British cinema.

don't take this film seriously..its just a bit of fun and damn good fun at that!

anyway I'm off for a cheese sandwich


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