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Coming Soon To Theaters: The Gentlemen

Regardless of what you feel of director Guy Ritchie’s most recent non-crime offerings—Aladdin, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (side note: I’m the only person in the entire universe who actually liked that film), The Man from U.N.C.L.E.— it is tough to deny that when Ritchie makes something in the vein of Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, and/or RockNRolla, he’s a top-notch filmmaker in full control of the creative process.

It is tough for a filmmaker to establish his voice in a crowded movie community but Ritchie is so adept at crafting stylish crime thrillers that the recent announcement of a new one, The Gentlemen, seems like a reason to celebrate (regardless of the January release date that implies the film could be terrible). While the jury is out on how well the film actually is, or how well it performs at the box office, I will be getting an advanced sneak peek very soon and will share my thoughts. Until then, enjoy the fast-paced, exciting trailer for The Gentlemen.

 

The official synopsis for the film:

THE GENTLEMEN follows American expat Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) who built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him (featuring an all-star ensemble cast including Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell, and Hugh Grant).”

Poster for The Gentlemen courtesy STX Entertainment and Miramax

The Gentlemen will be released in theaters on January 24th, 2020. Follow news and developments on the film’s official website, Facebook page, Twitter, and Instagram. #TheGentlemen


The Gentlemen

Directed By

Guy Ritchie

Written By

 Guy Ritchie, Marn Davies, Ivan Atkinson

Produced By

Guy Ritchie, Robert Simonds, Bill Block, Alan J. Wands, Ivan Atkinson

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell, Hugh Grant


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Written by Will Johnson

Will is the author of the little read book Secure Immaturity: A Nostalgia-Crushing Journey Through Film. Seriously, I think only his mom read it. Will contributes articles to 25YL on horror films, pop culture, books and comics. Will loves his hometown Buccaneers, the MCU, and his two nerdy daughters. He lives in Phoenix, AZ, USA.

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  1. Have seen this, twice!!!! Bloody hysterical movie, I fell into the aisle, and couldn’t stop laughing. Loved it!!!!

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