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The Krays (film)

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Director  Peter Medak
Initial DVD release  May 22, 1991
Country  United Kingdom
6.7/10 IMDb

Genre  Biography, Crime, Drama
Music director  Michael Kamen
Writer  Philip Ridley
Language  English
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Release date  27 April 1990 (1990-04-27)
Cast  Gary Kemp (Ronald Kray), Martin Kemp (Reggie Kray), Billie Whitelaw (Violet Kray), Tom Bell (Jack 'The Hat' McVitie), Susan Fleetwood (Rose), Charlotte Cornwell (May)
Similar movies  Legend, John Wick, The Equalizer, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, American Gangster, Brick Mansions
Tagline  When people are afraid of you... you can do anything. Remember that.

The krays

The Krays is a 1990 British drama film based on the lives and crimes of the English gangster twins Ronald and Reginald Kray, often referred to as the Krays. The film was written by Philip Ridley and directed by Peter Medak.


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The film charts the lives of the Kray twins from childhood to adult life. The plot focuses on the relationship between the twins and their doting mother (Whitelaw). Ronald (Gary Kemp) is the dominant one, influencing his brother Reginald (Martin Kemp) to perform several acts of violence as they rise to power as the leaders of a powerful organised gang in 1960s London.

Main cast

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  • Billie Whitelaw as Violet Kray
  • Tom Bell as Jack McVitie
  • Gary Kemp as Ronnie Kray
  • Martin Kemp as Reggie Kray
  • Susan Fleetwood as Rose
  • Charlotte Cornwell as May
  • Kate Hardie as Frances
  • Avis Bunnage as Helen
  • Alfred Lynch as Charlie Kray, Snr.
  • Gary Love as Steve
  • Steven Berkoff as George Cornell
  • Jimmy Jewel as Cannonball Lee
  • Awards

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  • Nominee Best Supporting Actress - BAFTA (Billie Whitelaw)
  • Winner Best Film - Evening Standard British Film Awards (Peter Medak)
  • Winner Most Promising Newcomer - Evening Standard British Film Awards (Philip Ridley)
  • Winner Best Actress - International Fantasy Film Awards (Fantasporto) (Billie Whitelaw)
  • Nominee Best Film - International Fantasy Film Awards (Fantasporto) (Peter Medak)
  • Winner George Delerue Prize for Music - Ghent International Film Festival (Michael Kamen)
  • Soundtrack

    The film soundtrack came out on the Parkfield music label and featured:

  • Chris Rea – "Bitter Sweet"
  • The Zombies – "She's Not There"
  • Jimmy Jewel – "Balling the Jack"
  • Matt Monro – "Walk Away"
  • References

    The Krays (film) Wikipedia
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