History Film / RocknRolla

23rd May '17 4:01:03 PM TroperBeDoper
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* NoSell: Johnny is the only person to immediately recover from Archy's ArmorPierceringSlap.

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* NoSell: Johnny is the only person to immediately recover from Archy's ArmorPierceringSlap.ArmorPiercingSlap.
7th Mar '17 9:32:59 PM mlsmithca
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Lenny Cole is a powerful underworld figure, who, through an immense web of bribery, controls most of the land deals in London. A Russian businessman by the name of Uri seeks his services in procuring the permits to build a new stadium, which would take nearly a decade otherwise. However, their mutual accountant, Stella, is plotting to rip both of them off. With the aid of a trio of local hoodlums known as "The Wild Bunch" -- One-Two, Mumbles, and Handsome Bob -- she twice steals the seven million Euros intended for Lenny's payoff. The first time goes off without a hitch. The second time doesn't quite go as planned. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity]] (and [[SoCoolItsAwesome awesomeness]]) [[HilarityEnsues ensues]].

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Lenny Cole is a powerful underworld figure, who, through an immense web of bribery, controls most of the land deals in London. A Russian businessman by the name of Uri seeks his services in procuring the permits to build a new stadium, which would take nearly a decade otherwise. However, their mutual accountant, Stella, is plotting to rip both of them off. With the aid of a trio of local hoodlums known as "The Wild Bunch" -- One-Two, Mumbles, and Handsome Bob -- she twice steals the seven million Euros intended for Lenny's payoff. The first time goes off without a hitch. The second time doesn't quite go as planned. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity]] (and [[SoCoolItsAwesome awesomeness]]) awesomeness) [[HilarityEnsues ensues]].
28th Nov '16 3:47:26 PM YT45
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''[=RocknRolla=]'' is the fifth film by British director Creator/GuyRitchie. Much like ''Film/LockStockAndTwoSmokingBarrels'', ''Film/{{Snatch}}'', and ''Film/{{Revolver}}'', ''[=RocknRolla=]'' is a crime film set in the London underworld, populated with colorful gangsters. Actors include Creator/GerardButler, Creator/IdrisElba, Creator/TomHardy, Creator/MarkStrong, Creator/TobyKebbell, Creator/ThandieNewton, and Tom Wilkinsen.

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''[=RocknRolla=]'' is the fifth film by British director Creator/GuyRitchie. Much like ''Film/LockStockAndTwoSmokingBarrels'', ''Film/{{Snatch}}'', and ''Film/{{Revolver}}'', ''[=RocknRolla=]'' is a crime film set in the London underworld, populated with colorful gangsters. Actors include Creator/GerardButler, Creator/IdrisElba, Creator/TomHardy, Creator/MarkStrong, Creator/TobyKebbell, Creator/ThandieNewton, and Tom Wilkinsen.
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In the midst of it all is a (presumably rare and valuable) painting that holds sentimental value for Uri. It is stolen by Lenny's estranged son, Johnny Quid (the eponymous [=RocknRolla=]), and both of their respective [[TheDragon Dragons]] (Victor for Uri; Archy, TheNarrator, for Lenny) are following a trail of junkies and hustlers in order to find it.

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In the midst of it all is a (presumably rare and valuable) painting that holds sentimental value for Uri. It is stolen by Lenny's estranged son, stepson John, AKA Johnny Quid (the eponymous [=RocknRolla=]), and both of their respective [[TheDragon Dragons]] (Victor for Uri; Archy, TheNarrator, for Lenny) are following a trail of junkies and hustlers in order to find it.
6th Nov '16 2:38:49 AM Morgenthaler
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* BadAss: Archy and Johnny Quid, both in their own interesting ways.
17th Oct '16 5:27:37 PM nombretomado
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''[=RocknRolla=]'' is the fifth film by British director GuyRitchie. Much like ''Film/LockStockAndTwoSmokingBarrels'', ''Film/{{Snatch}}'', and ''Film/{{Revolver}}'', ''[=RocknRolla=]'' is a crime film set in the London underworld, populated with colorful gangsters. Actors include Creator/GerardButler, Creator/IdrisElba, Creator/TomHardy, Creator/MarkStrong, Creator/TobyKebbell, Creator/ThandieNewton, and Tom Wilkinsen.

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''[=RocknRolla=]'' is the fifth film by British director GuyRitchie.Creator/GuyRitchie. Much like ''Film/LockStockAndTwoSmokingBarrels'', ''Film/{{Snatch}}'', and ''Film/{{Revolver}}'', ''[=RocknRolla=]'' is a crime film set in the London underworld, populated with colorful gangsters. Actors include Creator/GerardButler, Creator/IdrisElba, Creator/TomHardy, Creator/MarkStrong, Creator/TobyKebbell, Creator/ThandieNewton, and Tom Wilkinsen.
1st Aug '16 7:28:14 AM Morgenthaler
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** Justified in that the Wild Bunch were using rock-salt shells, and the Russians were wearing bulletproof vests. After One-Two hits one in the head with a two-by-four, he backs off.
30th Jun '16 9:23:50 AM TheWanderer
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* FromCamouflageToCriminal: Uri's [[TheDragon dragon]] Victor and his two [[ImplacableMan unstoppable men]] were all part of Spetznaz, the general name for Russian special forces.
6th Jun '16 5:57:01 PM StarSword
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* VodkaDrunkenski: [[spoiler:While the Spetznaz has One-Two tied up and they're prepared for a sexual torture session, they're also blasting Russian rock and roll and pounding vodka like there's no tomorrow.]]

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[[spoiler:While the Spetznaz has One-Two tied up and they're prepared for a sexual torture session, they're also blasting Russian rock and roll and pounding vodka like there's no tomorrow.]]


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* WaterTorture: Lenny Cole likes to torment people he's questioning by dunking them underwater with voracious crayfish for a minute at a time or more.
23rd Mar '16 11:44:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* SerialEscalation: On a meta level. LockStockAndTwoSmokingBarrels focused on working class criminals, with a less-than-a-million pound fee at stake. ''Film/{{Snatch}}'' was middle class and dealt with the diamond business. Here, it's about what Archy calls "the good life:" rock and roll, fancy houses, and millions of euros being thrown around.

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* SerialEscalation: On a meta level. LockStockAndTwoSmokingBarrels ''Film/LockStockAndTwoSmokingBarrels'' focused on working class criminals, with a less-than-a-million pound fee at stake. ''Film/{{Snatch}}'' was middle class and dealt with the diamond business. Here, it's about what Archy calls "the good life:" rock and roll, fancy houses, and millions of euros being thrown around.
29th Jan '16 3:35:07 AM Morgenthaler
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* SequelHook: Johnny Quid drops the hint that he wants to be [[TitleDrop a REAL RocknRolla]] like Archy and the credits promise Johnny Quid, Archy, and the gang will be back in "The Real RocknRolla". Ritchie wrote a script for a sequel, but says that it's been sitting on the shelf while he deals with bigger projects.

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* SequelHook: Johnny Quid drops the hint that he wants to be [[TitleDrop a REAL RocknRolla]] like Archy and the credits promise Johnny Quid, Archy, and the gang will be back in "The Real RocknRolla".[=RocknRolla=]". Ritchie wrote a script for a sequel, but says that it's been sitting on the shelf while he deals with bigger projects.
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