The Gentlemen is a 2019 action crime film directed by Guy Ritchie.

Official trailers

STX Entertainment on Monday, December 23, 2019 released the trailer:
The Gentlemen | Official Trailer 2 | In Theaters January 24, 2020.

Story intro

Big Dave, editor of the Daily Print tabloid, is snubbed by cannabis baron Mickey Pearson at a party and hires private investigator Fletcher to investigate Pearson's links to Lord Pressfield, a minor Royal with a heroin-addicted daughter. Fletcher offers to sell his findings (typed up as a screenplay) to Pearson's right-hand man Raymond for £20 million. Born in poverty in the US, Pearson won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, where he began selling marijuana to privileged fellow students before dropping out and building his empire by violence. He plans to sell his business to American billionaire Matthew Berger for $400 million so he can retire peacefully with his wife Rosalind. Pearson shows Berger one of the labs where he grows his cannabis under the estates of aristocratic landlords, who need cash for the upkeep of their stately homes. Pearson is later approached by Dry Eye, an underboss for Chinese gangster Lord George; Dry Eye offers to buy out Pearson's business, but he refuses. Pearson's lab is then raided by amateur boxers who film their encounter defeating the lab's guards and stealing the marijuana before uploading it online as a rap video; the boxers' eponymous Coach later orders them to delete the video. Pearson begins transferring his cannabis-growing out of the estates. He also agrees to bring home Pressfield's wayward daughter Laura. Raymond retrieves Laura, however, in a brawl with her room-mates one of Raymond's men accidentally throws Aslan, a young Russian man, out of the window to his death. Laura later dies of a heroin overdose. Coach visits Raymond, apologizes for his students' actions, and offers his services as penance. Coach has captured Phuc, a henchman of Dry Eye's who had informed Coach's crew about the lab location, although Phuc is killed during a botched escape attempt. Pearson threatens Lord George for going after his lab, and destroys one of his heroin labs in retaliation. George chastises Dry Eye for his insubordination in attacking Pearson and offering to buy him out; George nods to a henchman to execute Dry Eye, but the man executes George instead.

Cast

Matthew McConaughey
Mickey Pearson
Charlie Hunnam
Raymond
Henry Golding
Dry Eye
Michelle Dockery
Rosalind Pearson
Jeremy Strong
Matthew Berger
Eddie Marsan
Big Dave
Colin Farrell
Coach
Hugh Grant
Fletcher
Chidi Ajufo
Bunny
Jason Wong
Phuc
Samuel West
Lord Pressfield
Eliot Sumner
Laura Pressfield
Tom Wu
Lord George
Franz Drameh
Benny
Bugzy Malone
Ernie
Brittany Ashworth
Ruby
Lyne Renee
Jackie (as Lyne Renée)
Simon. R. Barker
Frazier (as Simon Barker)
Jordan Long
Barman
Lily Frazer
Lisa the Mechanic
Gershwyn Eustache Jnr
Roger
Geraldine Somerville
Lady Pressfield
Christopher Evangelou
Primetime
James Warren
Jim
Sean Sagar
Mal
Tom Rhys Harries
Power Noel
Danny Griffin
Aslan
Max Bennett
Brown
Eugenia Kuzmina
Misha
Bruce Chong
Npuc
Ashley McGuire
Maureen
George Asprey
Lord Snowball
Shanu Hazzan
Trigger
Jack Jones
Nick
Sammy Williams
Kid
Ryan Dean
Murka
Guy List
Security Guard Guy
Marvin Campbell
Security Guard Marv
Will Mackay
Security Guard Frank (as Will MacKay)
Matt Sherren
Security Guard John
Jason Hunjan
Security Guard Tezza
Maurice Lee
Security Guard Mo
Russell Balogh
Russ
Togo Igawa
Wang Yong
Jack O'Connor
Youth 1
McKell David
Youth 2
Isaiah Zev
Youth 3
David Garrick
Dave
Tom Lambert
Young Mickey
Andy Cheung
Chinese Waiter
Mark Rathbone
Aslan's Father
Andrew Greenough
Movie Producer
Timothy Siddall
Mike
Dominic Gibbs
Chasa

About

Principal photography began in November 2018.

The film The Gentlemen was scheduled to be released on December 3, 2019 (Curzon Mayfair Cinema), on January 1, 2020 (United Kingdom), on January 24, 2020 (United States), on February 14, 2020 (Turkey) and on February 27, 2020 (Germany) by STXfilms (United States), Entertainment Film Distributors (United Kingdom), STX Entertainment, BF Distribution, Belga Films, Constantin-Film, Independent Films, Roadshow Films, Universum Film (UFA), Vértice Cine, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Eagle Films, Leonine and VVS Films.

The duration of the film is 113 minutes. The film grossed over $18.4 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.

Rating

The Gentlemen got high rating from critics.

External links

Official website: thegentlemen.movie

IMDB: The Gentlemen

Wikipedia: The Gentlemen (2019 film)

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