History Film / LockStockAndTwoSmokingBarrels

28th Nov '17 6:16:30 PM nombretomado
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* OopNorth: Gary and Dean, two petty criminals from Liverpool with thick Scouse accents. The exchange they have with the [[LondonTown cockney]] Barry the Baptist pretty much sums up the whole North/South divide.

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* OopNorth: Gary and Dean, two petty criminals from Liverpool with thick Scouse accents. The exchange they have with the [[LondonTown [[UsefulNotes/{{London}} cockney]] Barry the Baptist pretty much sums up the whole North/South divide.
12th Aug '17 4:02:53 AM eroock
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18th Jun '17 8:46:29 AM Abbreva
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** Also played with, as Tom is worried the shotguns he gets from Nick the Greek for the robbery won't be taken seriously, because they're too big.
23rd May '17 11:45:52 AM Mzdrgvesh
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-->'''Rory Breaker''': If you bend the truth, or I think you're bending the truth, I'll kill you. If you forget anything, I'll kill you. In fact, you're going to have to work very hard to stay alive. Do you understand everything I've said? Because if you don't, I'll kill you.

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-->'''Rory Breaker''': If you hold back anything, I'll kill you. If you bend the truth, or I think you're bending the truth, I'll kill you. If you forget anything, I'll kill you. In fact, you're going to have to work very hard to stay alive. Do you understand everything I've said? Because if you don't, I'll kill you.
16th May '17 7:16:22 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* ActionDad: Big Chris. Made the mistake of threatening his son, Little Chris? Big Chris is going to have to introduce you to a car door.



* AskAStupidQuestion: Several due to most of the characters being deadpan snarkers, including the following.
-->'''Eddie:''' They're armed.\\
'''Soap:''' What was that? Armed? What do you mean armed? Armed with what? \\
'''Eddie:''' Err, bad breath, colorful language, feather duster... what do you think they're gonna be armed with? Guns, you tit!



* BadassAndChildDuo: Big Chris and his son Little Chris.



* {{BFG}}: The Bren light machine gun.

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* {{BFG}}: The One of Dog's bandits brings a Bren light machine gun.gun to hold up the pot growers. The gun is so loud that Dog threatens to kill him if he fires it again. Ultimately, Gloria grabs the gun and unloads the thing on Dog's crew. In slow-motion, the shells hitting the ground sound like oil drums.



* BlackAndGreyMorality: The main characters are a bunch of petty grifters, but they run against some of London's most brutal gangs.
** It's four grifters vs. murderous thieves vs. a drug lord vs. a loan shark and his two CoDragons.

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* BlackAndGreyMorality: The main characters are a bunch group of petty grifters, but street hustlers, con men, and gamblers. There are two groups of least sympathetic characters: the underworld bosses that cheat them in a card game, and whose entire purpose for this is to get the father of the character that they run against some cheated to sell his pub so they can buy it cheap, and a group of London's most brutal gangs.
** It's four grifters vs. murderous thieves vs. a drug lord vs. a loan shark
crooks who steal from, torment, and his two CoDragons.shoot the pot head marijuana growers who trust them.



* BlastOut: The gangs of Rory Breaker and Dog stumble upon each other with guns drawn, both expecting to find someone else. They start shooting anyway.



* BoozeFlamethrower: Rory Breaker does this. Take Barfly Jack's quote: "Rory gobs out a mouthful of booze covering fatty; he then flicks a flaming match into his bird's nest and the man's lit up like a leaky gas pipe."



* CherryTapping: Hatchet Harry is said to have apparently bludgeoned one of his employees to death with a large black dildo.



* CloseCallHaircut: The fatter of the two Scousers takes a shotgun blast to the perm. He is not pleased.



* CollidingCriminalConspiracies: The plot follows the intersection of four lowlifes trying to pay off a gambling debt, a group of thugs stealing from a black gang's pot growing operation, and a crimelord ordering the theft of some valuable muskets.



* CoolGuns: The Holland & Holland shotguns, hands down.

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* CoolGuns: CoolGuns:
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The Holland & Holland shotguns, hands down.down.
** The Bren Gun.



* DangerTakesABackseat: Dog does this to Big Chris by threatening Little Chris. It does not end well for Dog.
* DeadMansTriggerFinger: When Rory turns Plank's body over, his shotgun is pointed at him. Rory shoots him and is then promptly killed by the shotgun, due to the movement of the corpse.



* DrinkOrder: Rory, a badass Yardy gangster likes frothy drinks of the UmbrellaDrink type. On one occasion, he does order a cocktail with a very high alcohol content, but that was only so he could spit it on someone who annoyed him and set them on fire.



* ExtremeMeleeRevenge: Big Chris gets ahold of Dog after endangering his son in a crash after his failed carjacking.
* {{Facecam}}: Used to express Ed's devastation after losing a high-stakes card game.



* FunWithSubtitles: Barfly Jack recounts a story involving Rory Breaker in an almost impenetrable block of Cockney rhyming slang, with English subtitles.
-->He then proceeds to order an Aristotle of the most ping-pong tiddly in the Nuclear sub.



* GunsAkimbo: All over the place.
* GolfClubbing: Dog's method of torture puts a creative spin on this.

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* GunsAkimbo: All over the place.
* GolfClubbing: Dog's method Dog raids a pair of torture puts small-time drug dealers and tortures the whereabouts of their stash out of them by pelting golf balls at one while using the other's mouth as a creative spin on this.tee.
* GunsAkimbo:
** Rory wields a pair of pistols.
** Dean bursts into Harry's office with two pistols pointed upwards, but it doesn't end well for him because Harry is already pointing a shotgun directly at him.



* HollywoodPudgy:



* IllKillYou:
-->'''Rory Breaker''': If you bend the truth, or I think you're bending the truth, I'll kill you. If you forget anything, I'll kill you. In fact, you're going to have to work very hard to stay alive. Do you understand everything I've said? Because if you don't, I'll kill you.



* IWillFindYou: Dog vows that he will find the people who are robbing him:
--> '''Dog:''' I'll find you.
--> '''Bacon:''' What do you think this is, fucking hide and seek?



* IntentionallyAwkwardTitle: Tom suggests opening a company named "Arse Tickler's Faggot Fan Club", and returning people's cheques - a lot of people would be too embarrassed to cash them. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embarrassing_cheque This might actually be a real scam.]]



* IWillFindYou: Dog vows that he will find the people who are robbing him:
--> '''Dog:''' I'll find you.
--> '''Bacon:''' What do you think this is, fucking hide and seek?



* LetMeTellYouAStory: Bacon tell the guys the story of Smithy Robinson, a old geezer beaten to death with a "15-inch black rubber cock" as a warning tale of what happens to the people that don't pay Hatchet Harry what they own him.



* MacheteMayhem: [[KnifeNut Soap]] has one.

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* MacheteMayhem: [[KnifeNut Soap]] Soap has one.a collection of giant knives. When Ed sarcastically asks if he has anything bigger, Soap whips out a machete from a scabbard. "Shit 'em right up!"
* TheMagicPokerEquation: The fixed buy-in for the game suggests that it's a table stakes game, although it's never explicitly said. Harry makes it clear that Eddie has to put up the money to call, and Eddie doesn't argue. Harry didn't force him to call - players loaning money was clearly a standard rule of the game, because the dealer brought it up first. At that point, Eddie had exactly 2 options. Take the loan and call, or fold, and walk away having lost everything (all of his current money was already in the pot). Eddie rather unwisely chose to believe he was bluffing.



** Assuming Rory Breaker killed him, a deceased Plank manages to kill him

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** Assuming Rory Breaker killed him, a deceased Plank manages to kill himhim.
* TheNapoleon: Rory Breaker. He's described as a "psychotic dwarf with an afro" who once lit a man on fire for changing the channel away from something he was watching. His short height is accentuated by his two mammoth bodyguards, whose faces are sometimes not even visible as they stand beside him.



* OopNorth: Gary and Dean, two petty criminals from Liverpool with thick Scouse accents. The exchange they have with the [[LondonTown cockney]] Barry the Baptist pretty much sums up the whole North/South divide.
-->'''Barry the Baptist:''' Fucking Northern monkeys!\\
'''Dean:''' I hate these fucking Southern fairies!



* PhallicWeapon:
-->'''Soap:''' I brought weapons as well.\\
'''Eddie:''' What do you mean, weapons?\\
'''Soap:''' ''[pulls a bundle from his coat and unrolls it, revealing large knives]'' These.\\
'''Eddie:''' Jesus! ''[grabs the bundle and rerolls it]'' Let's keep them covered up, eh? Couldn't you get anything bigger?\\
'''Soap:''' ''[[[TrouserSpace pulls a big ass machete from his trousers]]]'' What, like that? What do you think?\\
'''Eddie:''' ...I think you need help.



* PoorCommunicationKills: The Scousers are a pair of StupidCrooks who are hired by Harry through his [[TheDragon Dragon]], Barry, to steal a gun collection, because Harry wants [[MacGuffin two antique guns]]. [[LockedOutOfTheLoop Barry gives the two limited information, not telling them the identity of their employer nor indicating that the purpose of the job was to procure those two guns]]. This results in a situation in which the Scousers attack Harry to get the guns back to their employer (unbeknownst to them, Harry himself) and don't realize their mistake/see Barry in the room until everyone has been fatally wounded.



* PunctuatedPounding: With a ''car door''.

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* PunctuatedPounding: With Big Chris slams Dog's head in a ''car door''.car door, enraged at him for threatening his son's life - "NEVER! EVER! HAS ANYONE! BEEN AS FUCKING RUDE! TO ME! AS YOU, DOG!"



* RedBaron: Harry Lonsdale aka Hatchet Harry (a name he's quite partial to himself) and his enforcer Barry the Baptist, so named because he "drowns people for Harry".



* TheShill: In the opening, Bacon and Ed are selling stolen goods in the street. Ed, playing the shill, triggers the audience's enthusiasm by saying "Did you say ten pounds? That's a bargain; I'll take one."
* SmokingBarrelBlowout: Inverted; after the protagonists successfully steal the stolen money and marijuana from their neighbors, they're seen using the shotguns they used for the job as "a novelty smoking device for tobacco use only" during a party montage, thus ''breathing in'' the smoke, rather than blow it out.



* SurroundedByIdiots:
** Winston is clearly the leader of the dealers because he's the only one with any common sense. He gets annoyed at the others for not bothering to lock the security gate and for going around London with a stoned girl on one arm and bag of fertiliser on the other when they grow weed.
** Dog gets so annoyed at the incompetence of his henchmen that he mutters that he's working with "fucking planks of wood".



* TortureForFunAndInformation: Dog tortures two drug dealers into telling him the location of their stash by pelting golf balls at one while using the other's mouth as a tee.



* TrappedByGamblingDebts: Debts to Hatchet Harry are the primary motivation for the plot.

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* TrappedByGamblingDebts: Debts The plot is driven by Ed's need to pay off a massive gambling debt owed to Hatchet Harry are Harry. Harry's hoping to use the primary motivation debt to force Ed's father to hand over his pub.
* UmbrellaDrink: Served at the Samoan pub to the incredulity of the protagonists. This is also the DrinkOrder of choice
for the plot.Rory, who not only favors that pub, but drinks those at his headquarters and serves them to guests. Like one of his other food preferences (ice cream bars), it's part of his characterization as [[BunnyEarsLawyer seemingly kind of goofy and ridiculous]] (but actually terrifyingly badass).



* UmbrellaDrink: Served at the Samoan pub to the incredulity of the protagonists. This is also the DrinkOrder of choice for Rory, who not only favors that pub, but drinks those at his headquarters and serves them to guests. Like one of his other food preferences (ice cream bars), it's part of his characterization as [[BunnyEarsLawyer seemingly kind of goofy and ridiculous]] (but actually terrifyingly badass).

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* UmbrellaDrink: Served at UnstoppableRage: Big Chris, for all his ruthless coercion and threatening demeanor, is rather a reasonable chap . . . until Dog takes his son prisoner. He goes full PapaWolf on the Samoan pub to the incredulity of the protagonists. This is also the DrinkOrder of choice for Rory, who not only favors that pub, but drinks those at man, smashing his headquarters and serves them to guests. Like one of his other food preferences (ice cream bars), it's part of his characterization as [[BunnyEarsLawyer seemingly kind of goofy and ridiculous]] (but actually terrifyingly badass).head repeatedly in a car door while roaring incoherently.



* WorthlessYellowRocks: The eponymous shotguns get written off as useless and old by almost everyone who comes into their possession. At the end of the movie, they wind up in the hands of [[spoiler:the four main characters, who also deem them completely worthless and order Tom to dispose of them. Shortly after Tom leaves, they're handed a book that reveals the true worth of the guns to be up to £300,000]] before ending on one of the best CliffHanger endings out there.




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* YiddishAsASecondLanguage: The film pokes fun at London gangsters not realizing the origins of their slang when Tom assures Nick the Greek that a deal is "kosher as Christmas," to which Nick answers, "Jews don't celebrate Christmas!"
* YouCalledMeXItMustBeSerious: Variation: "What are we going to do, Rory?" "Mister Breaker. Today, my name is MISTER BREAKER."
* YouCanKeepHer: Big Chris offers JD the option of giving up his bar to cover the cost of Ed's debt... to which JD, replies:
-->'''JD''': I do know your reputation. So I choose my words very carefully. You tell Harry... to go fuck himself.
-->'''Big Chris''': Now, [[IllPretendIDidntHearThat I'll put that down to shock]]. Only once.
16th May '17 5:46:55 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* ChromosomeCasting: There are only two female speaking parts in the film - Vera and Gloria. And the latter only speaks once.

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* ChromosomeCasting: There are only two female speaking parts in the film - Vera Tanya and Gloria. And the latter only speaks once.



* NoEnding: An ''[[TheItalianJob Italian Job]]''-style {{cliffhanger}}.

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* NoEnding: An ''[[TheItalianJob ''[[Film/TheItalianJob Italian Job]]''-style {{cliffhanger}}.



* StupidStatementDanceMix: The "Can everyone stop getting shot?" scene was turned into a UK #1 for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZ-27rdwJPs Oxide & Neutrino]] (set to a remix of the ''{{Casualty}}'' {{theme tune}}, of all things).

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* StupidStatementDanceMix: The "Can everyone stop getting shot?" scene was turned into a UK #1 for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZ-27rdwJPs Oxide & Neutrino]] (set to a remix of the ''{{Casualty}}'' ''Series/{{Casualty}}'' {{theme tune}}, of all things).



* WallpaperCamouflage: The couch potato girl at the pot house blends right into the upholstery, allowing her to get the drop on people twice.

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* WallpaperCamouflage: The couch potato girl at the pot house Gloria blends right into the upholstery, allowing her to get the drop on people twice.
19th Apr '17 11:00:46 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* ChromosomeCasting: There are only two female speaking parts in the film - Vera and Gloria. And the latter only speaks once.


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* ShoutOut: Possibly unintentional, but two of Dog's gang are named [[Music/TheBeatles John and Paul]].
10th Apr '17 5:35:51 AM gravious
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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: The RunningGag of Nick being served his drink at Rory's headquarters concludes with this. At the third go, the henchmen stops just behind Nick, glass in hand. Registers that Rory is ''this'' close to going completely AxCrazy at Nick, but really, anyone will do at this point. Very slowly, very carefully, backs out of frame, glass still in hand.
28th Mar '17 6:40:20 PM nombretomado
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* EvilCounterpart: Dog's gang to Ed's. They live right next door to each other and are both engaged in low scale criminal activities, but Ed's friends are [[NeighbourhoodFriendlyGangsters only a little worse]] than anyone in OnlyFoolsAndHorses when it comes to street hustling, whereas Dog is a disgusting brute of a man.

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* EvilCounterpart: Dog's gang to Ed's. They live right next door to each other and are both engaged in low scale criminal activities, but Ed's friends are [[NeighbourhoodFriendlyGangsters only a little worse]] than anyone in OnlyFoolsAndHorses ''Series/OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' when it comes to street hustling, whereas Dog is a disgusting brute of a man.
10th Feb '17 9:45:37 PM Kurogane7
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** Also, don't disturb Rory Breaker when he's watching his footer.
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