Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a 1998 English crime film directed and written by Guy Ritchie. The story is a heist film involving a self-confident young card shark who loses £500,000 to a powerful crimelord in a rigged game of three card brag. In order to pay off his debts, he and his friends decide to rob a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door. The film garnered Guy Ritchie international acclaim, and introduced actors Vinnie Jones, a former Welsh international football player, and Jason Statham, to worldwide audiences.
Cast and Credits
Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham
Directed by: Guy Ritchie