History Film / Snatch

13th Feb '18 11:25:30 AM dce5933
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'''Avi''': Shut up and sit down, you big bald fuck. I don't like leaving my country, Doug, and I especially don't like leaving it for anything other than white sandy beaches and cocktails with little straw hats.\\

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'''Avi''': Shut up and sit down, you big bald fuck. I don't like leaving my own country, Doug, and Doug. And I especially don't like leaving it for anything other less than white warm sandy beaches and cocktails with little straw hats.\\



-->"It was at a funny angle."
-->"It's behind you, Tyrone! When you back up, things come from behind you!"

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-->"It was at a funny angle."
-->"It's behind you, Tyrone! When you back up, reverse, things come from behind you!"
11th Feb '18 10:16:09 PM marston
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* AnyoneCanDie

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* AnyoneCanDieAnyoneCanDie:The only major characters who unambiguously survive the film are [[spoiler: Tommy, Turkish, Mickey, Sol, Vinnie, Doug and Avi]].
3rd Feb '18 4:14:49 AM AmuckCricetine
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* BadPeopleAbuseAnimals: On the DVD commentary, Creator/GuyRitchie mentions meeting a Brazilian man who told him that in his country, the most hated people are animal abusers (namely dogs). This inspired the scene where Brick Top provokes a dog to get it to fight, just he really show how monstrous he is.
19th Jan '18 5:27:12 AM ClintEastwood
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* ChromosomeCasting: There are four female speaking parts in the film - Doug's twin daughters, Mickey's mum and the clerk at the bookies.
17th Dec '17 10:20:12 PM GeorgeMiller
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The film's plot is essentially broken down into two mostly separate plot threads, both of which feature [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters large ensemble casts]].

The film opens with Frankie "Four Fingers" (Creator/BenicioDelToro) stealing a huge 86 carat diamond in Antwerp. With the help of a section of [[TheMafiya the Russian Mob]] that his boss is working with, Frankie is able to smuggle the diamond onto a plane, but his gun is taken by the Russians so as to not cause problems. Frankie is advised to see Boris (Rade Šerbedžija), a local fence in London, if he wants a new gun. The Russian Gangster who took Frankie's gun, (who is actually Boris' brother) and Boris immediately begin conspiring on how to steal the diamond from Frankie before Frankie heads back home to America, without the deed leading back to them.

At this point we're introduced to Turkish (Creator/JasonStatham) and Tommy (Stephen Graham), who are the closest thing the film has to main characters. The two are shady but basically decent entrepreneurs who dabble in unlicensed boxing and slot machines. Turkish, who has a reputation for running honest fights, has a bout coming up between his best fighter and one managed by monstrous local gangster Brick Top (Alan Ford). There's just one problem for Turkish: his boxer gets knocked out and seriously injured mere days before the bout by Mickey (Creator/BradPitt), a bareknuckle boxing [[UsefulNotes/IrishTravellers Irish Traveller]]. Without a fighter, Turkish recruits Mickey to fill the empty spot, but Brick Top forces Turkish to fix the fight as compensation for the change in boxers. Turkish is uncomfortable being in Brick Top's debt and doubtful whether he can trust Mickey to go down as instructed. Both of these fears prove to be well founded.

Meanwhile, Boris has decided that the best way to go about getting the diamond without seeming to be involved is to prey on Frankie's gambling addiction. Boris gives Frankie a tip about how the upcoming fight with Brick Top's fighter is supposed to be fixed, which sends Frankie off to the bookie to place a bet on it. Boris then hires a pair of pawnbrokers (Sol (Creator/LennieJames) and Vincent (Robbie Gee)) to ambush him at Brick Top's bookie. When Frankie disappears, his boss and New York crime kingpin "Cousin Avi" (Dennis Farina) heads to London and recruits the enforcer-for-hire Bullet-Tooth Tony (Vinnie Jones) to find Frankie and the diamond.

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The film's film’s plot is essentially broken down into two mostly separate plot threads, both of which feature [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters large ensemble casts]].

The film opens with Frankie "Four Fingers" “Four Fingers” (Creator/BenicioDelToro) stealing a huge 86 carat diamond in Antwerp. With the help of a section of [[TheMafiya the Russian Mob]] that his boss is working with, Frankie is able to smuggle the diamond onto a plane, but his gun is taken by the Russians so as to not cause problems. Frankie is advised to see Boris (Rade Šerbedžija), a local fence in London, if he wants a new gun. The Russian Gangster who took Frankie's gun, (who is actually Boris' brother) and Boris immediately begin conspiring on how to steal the diamond from Frankie before Frankie heads back home to America, without the deed leading back to them.

At this point we're we’re introduced to Turkish (Creator/JasonStatham) and Tommy (Stephen Graham), who are the closest thing the film has to main characters. The two are shady but basically decent entrepreneurs who dabble in unlicensed boxing and slot machines. Turkish, who has a reputation for running honest fights, has a bout coming up between his best fighter and one managed by monstrous local gangster Brick Top (Alan Ford). There's just one problem for Turkish: his boxer gets knocked out and seriously injured mere days before the bout by Mickey (Creator/BradPitt), a bareknuckle boxing [[UsefulNotes/IrishTravellers Irish Traveller]]. Without a fighter, Turkish recruits Mickey to fill the empty spot, but Brick Top forces Turkish to fix the fight as compensation for the change in boxers. Turkish is uncomfortable being in Brick Top's debt and doubtful whether he can trust Mickey to go down as instructed. Both of these fears prove to be well founded.

Meanwhile, Boris has decided that the best way to go about getting the diamond without seeming to be involved is to prey on Frankie's gambling addiction. Boris gives Frankie a tip about how the upcoming fight with Brick Top's Top’s fighter is supposed to be fixed, which sends Frankie off to the bookie to place a bet on it. Boris then hires a pair of pawnbrokers (Sol (Creator/LennieJames) and Vincent (Robbie Gee)) to ambush him at Brick Top's bookie. When Frankie disappears, his boss and New York crime kingpin "Cousin Avi" “Cousin Avi” (Dennis Farina) heads to London and recruits the enforcer-for-hire Bullet-Tooth Tony (Vinnie Jones) to find Frankie and the diamond.
3rd Aug '17 7:57:50 AM Gitman
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* ExtremeOmnivore: The dog eats a shoe, a rubber chew toy, and an 86 karat diamond...which has actually lost a couple of karats by the time it comes out of his digestive tract.

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* ExtremeOmnivore: The dog eats a shoe, a rubber chew toy, and an 86 karat carat diamond...which has actually lost a couple of karats carats by the time it comes out of his digestive tract.
26th Jul '17 4:56:06 AM Grudgeal
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** Tony does it to Tyrone -- or tries, as it turns out his [[ItWorksBetterWithBullets gun's just run out]].

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** Tony does it to Tyrone -- or tries, [[SubvertedTrope as it turns out his [[ItWorksBetterWithBullets gun's just run out]].
26th Jul '17 4:54:01 AM Grudgeal
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** Tony does it to Tyrone -- or tries, as it turns out his [[ItWorksBetterWithBullets gun's just run out]].
--->'''Tony:''' Fuck you and all.\\
''[CLICK]''
--->'''Tony:''' ...You lucky ''bastard''.
16th Jul '17 9:23:40 AM Grudgeal
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** "Hava Nagila" (a traditional Jewish celebration song) also shows up multiple times in the soundtrack. Usually when something is about to go completely arse-end up for everyone involved.
16th Jul '17 9:19:44 AM Grudgeal
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* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: Brick Top's EstablishingCharacterMoment has him 'disposing' of someone who's apparently betrayed him in some manner or other (we're never explained what) before having the man's lieutenant, who gave him the tip, 'disposed of' in the same manner while explaining he's "got no time for grasses".

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* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: Brick Top's EstablishingCharacterMoment EstablishingCharacterMoment, where he first has him 'disposing' of someone who's apparently [[NoodleIncident betrayed him in some manner or other (we're never explained what) before having other]] [[FedToPigs disposed of]]. He then turns to the man's lieutenant, who gave sidekick, tells him the tip, 'disposed of' in the same manner while explaining he's a vicious little bastard but he's "got no time for grasses".grassers[[note]]British slang for 'snitch'[[/note]]", and orders him disposed of as well.
-->'''Brick Top:''' ''[To his boxers, who have just witnessed the whole affair]'' [[DefensiveWhat What the fuck are you looking at?]]
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