Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

£225.00

“A Disgrace to Criminals Everywhere.”

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Original 1998 UK Quad film poster for Guy Ritchie’s breakthrough movie…“Lock Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels”…A very limited initial UK release means these Yellow1 designed posters are in extremely scarce…Any original memorabilia from the movie has become extremely sought after as this breakthrough film has gone on to become of the most influential British films of recent years, launching the careers of its stars and director. Presented here in near perfect original rolled condition this investment grade example is a beauty…“All right, son: roll them guns up, count the money, and put your seat belt on.”

Trivia: The film was having trouble finding an American distributor when Trudie Styler called an acquaintance of hers – Tom Cruise. He attended a screening and loved the film. Matthew Vaughn later recalled, “It was hysterical. You had all these mid-level executives sitting there, and Cruise walked in. He saw them all sit up and pay attention, all getting on their phones, and suddenly all these senior executives joined the screening … At the end, Tom got up in front of everyone and said ‘This is the best movie I’ve seen in years, you guys would be fools not to buy it.’…”

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Year

1998

Size/Type

UK Quad / Double Sided (30" x 40")

Country of Origin

UK

Condition

Near mint minus; originally rolled (as issued)

Director

Guy Ritchie

Actor/Actress

Dexter Fletcher, Jason Flemyng, Jason Statham, Lenny McLean, Nick Moran, Vinnie Jones

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