Layer Cake Movie Review 2005

Information and Film Reviews for Layer Cake the Movie

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The unnamed protagonist (Craig), referred to only as "XXXX" in the closing credits, is a too-cool-for-you cocaine dealer trying to leave the business. But, just as we all could've guessed, somehow he's convinced to pull "one last job," searching out the daughter of a fellow crime-boss and, oh yeah, coordinate the sale of a million stolen tablets of Ecstasy along the way. And, of course, a few things go wrong. Guy Ritchie's producer Matthew Vaughn's directorial debut. Vaughn successfully negotiates the cockney-chocked, bass-thumping, and humorously violent British crime genre his colleague defined so well with just as much pizzazz and twists.


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Running time 105 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Action-Thriller, Crime Drama, Organized Crime, London
J.J. Connolly
Daniel Craig, Colm Meaney, Kenneth Cranham, George Harris, Jamie Foreman, Michael Gambon, Tamer Hassan, Ben Whishaw, Burn Gorman, Sally Hawkins, Sienna Miller, Stephen Walters, Jason Flemyng, Dragan Micanovic, Dexter Fletcher, Steve John Shepherd, Marvin Benoit, Marcel Iures
Benjamin Davis
Matthew Vaughn
Lisa Gerrard, Ilan Eshkeri
Matthew Collinge, Jon Davis, Stephen Carter, Stephanie Collie, Kave Quinn
Matthew Vaughn, Adam Bohling, David Reid, Sony Pictures Classics

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