Give me your top 10 favorite comedies!
Stealin' Stones and Breakin' Bones.
The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the search for a stolen diamond, and the other about a boxing promoter who’s having trouble with a psychotic gangster.
I tried, but I can't write a real review of this movie because it's too fucking awesome. If you haven't seen it, you need to step your game up.
This Snatch drinking game will get you fucked up (I do this all the time, it's amazing)
Take a sip every time you can't understand something Mickey (Brad Pitt) just said.
Take a shot every time you CAN understand something Mickey (Brad Pitt) just said.
Take a sip every time you see a pig or the word "pig" is uttered.
Take a sip every time the film reveals an awesome character name.
Take a shot every time the dog squeaks.
Take a shot every time Avi (the American guy) takes a…
Looks like Guy Ritchie really knows how to do an entertaining flick involving gangsters of all kinds with the most particular skills and abilities.
Once again, an after the great Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels he did and amazing job with Snatch. It could not have worked well because I think the themes are very similiar just with a few changes in the story, but the truth is the two are equally great!
He presents us the most hilarious characters, with the most excellent dialogues and a lot of memorable lines into a very well structured plot. His visual style and edition are once again amazing!
All of the performances are fantastic, especially Brad Pitt that it was my…
Guy Ritchie's follow-up to his breakthrough feature may have the very same blood flowing through its veins that was present in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels but it nonetheless succeeds as yet another prime example of its genre(s) that offers significant upgrades in all filmmaking departments, further enhances the director's style & visual flair, and still remains his finest work to date.
Set in London, the story of Snatch follows multiple segments concerning various characters who weave in & out of mainly two entwined plots. The first plot deals with the search for an 86-carat diamond that was stolen during a heist while the second one is about two boxing promoters who get pulled into the world of match fixing by…
I am not a fan of Ritchie's hyper stylised way of film making. It is often crammed with unnecessary visual static that feels like him constantly trying to make us aware of how cool and talented he is.
And yet this film kicks all kinds of ass. The plot is all over the place and almost seems like a connected string of hilarious and action packed sketches. Where Ritchie fails to find any real coherence and only manages to provide us with the incidental bit of genius visual creativity, it is the cast that pulls through.
There is simply no performance that doesn't convince or entertain. They carry the material to greater heights and make this one of the finest…
Snatch has always been one of my favourite comedies, there's not a year since I was a kid that I don't watch it, it's just hilarious, you can find a genius piece of [visual/physical or lyrical] comedy in ever single scene; it's actually unbelievable to see that the film is not even tagged as a 'comedy' on Letterboxd because it's really few the number of films that make me laugh as this one and that don't lose their charm/power on a rewatch. I'm not sure this is Guy Ritchie's best film, but, no matter what, Snatch is a brilliant crime-comedy that truly achieves what it sets out to do.
If Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction was a film about intelligent gangsters,…
This was a whole lot of a lot of different things, but mostly, this was a whole lot of fun.
Snatch combines the best parts of the 90’s ‘new noir’ classics like those from Tarantino and the Coens that are laced with multiple story threads and then Ritchie amps things up by injecting just enough Monty Python DNA to ramp up the absurdity without going overboard into comic book or lampooning territory. I seem to remember his debut Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels pioneered this, but it’s been to remember it accurately. One thing I do know, is that the absurdist irreverent style reminded me of the Wright / Pegg Cornetto Trilogy.
I’m amazed at how well the humor…
La mejor actuación de Brad Pitt que he visto a pesar de que Brad Pitt sea como el pico
Guy Ritchies finest hour. England's Tarantino wanna-be delivers a fast paced fun crime caper with great cast and brilliant old tunes.
Snatch is one hell of a ride; always high energy, always stylish, always flippant, and never serious.
A whole lot of fun, nothing else to it. Comic timing is essential for comedy and Guy Ritchie knows this very well. Well done.
Guy Ritchie's aggressively ridiculous style can be too much at times, but Snatch has a near perfect blend of action, comedy, and ludicrous direction.
I remember when I was 12 or so, and my mother wouldn't let me watch this movie because of the title. I asked my brother what the issue was. He said, "Snatch is another word for vagina."
I ended up watching it with him a few days later. There weren't any vaginas, but I still had a blast.
When I think of Snatch I think of Brad Pitt. (That's a weird sentence) That dude was on a role in the late 90s, early 2000s: Interview with a Vampire, Seven, 12 Monkeys, Meet Joe Black, Fight Club,…
La punta di diamante di Guy Ritchie, quando ancora faceva film con stile a palate.
I just felt like getting trashy today, I guess.
This is basically the same movie as "The Boondock Saints" but it feels about 10 hours longer. I do like this one better, but it's very much of the same kind of "I REALLY liked Pulp Fiction and I thought I'd write a movie about that" vibe, as well as that "I can't quite figure out how exactly that movie happened" execution. The style is better, I felt, but the substance is roughly the same. The editing is very nice and really serves the movie's objective, it sets a very nice pace that makes the movie a lot more enjoyable than the previously mentioned one. But, it still really feels kind…
James I'm sorry.
All films I've seen from Great Britain.
Films where their style fills the screen so absolutely, substance is but an afterthought.
Only added some that I've seen,…