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The Long Good Friday

Cast

Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Dave King, Bryan Marshall View All


Crew

John Mackenzie (Director), Barrie Keeffe (Writer) View All

Release: Nov. 1st, 1980
Runtime: 1 hour, 54 minutes
In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future Olympic Games. However, a series of bombings targets his empire on the very weekend the Americans are in town. Shand is convinced there is a traitor in his organization, and sets out to eliminate the rat...
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Chypmunk
No doubts the film has gathered it's share of detractors over time, for instance the production values make it look and feel a little like it was made for television even though it wasn't - but imo that is actually more a compliment to how decent the standard of UK television productions were back i....


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