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Layer Cake (2004)  link to Layer Cake on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 201

cover Layer Cake

IMDb Rating:
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7.4/10 (136084 votes)

Country: UK, 1h 45min

Spoken Languages: English, Romanian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director(s): Matthew Vaughn

Cast: Daniel Craig (as XXXX), Tom Hardy (as Clarkie), Jamie Foreman (as Duke), Sally Hawkins (as Slasher), Burn Gorman (as Gazza)

Medium: Original DVD,

Storyline: A successful cocaine dealer, who has earned a respected place among England's Mafia elite, plans an early retirement from the business. However, big boss Jimmy Price hands down a tough assignment: find Charlotte Ryder, the missing rich princess daughter of Jimmy's old pal Edward, a powerful construction business player and gossip papers socialite. Complicating matters are two million pounds' worth of Grade A ecstasy, a brutal Serbian gang and a whole series of double crossings. The title "LAYER CAKE" refers to the layers or levels anyone in business goes through in rising to the top. What is revealed is a modern underworld where the rules have changed. There are no 'codes', or 'families' and respect lasts as long as a line. Not knowing who he can trust, he has to use all his 'savvy', 'telling' and skills which make him one of the best, to escape his own. The ultimate last job, a love interest called Tammy, and an international drug ring threaten to draw him back into the 'cake mix'. ...

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1