Charlie Hunnam broke through as Jax Teller on the hit series Sons Of Anarchy. Meanwhile, the Briton is also a sought-after star in the cinema. He proves this in Guy Ritchie’s cult gangster grotesque “The Gentlemen”.
“Sons Of Anarchy” is one of the most popular TV series of the recent past (at least according to the IMDb Top 250) and also has an offshoot with “Mayans MC” that will soon enter its fifth and final season. Nearly a decade after the end of the original series, protagonist Charlie Hunnam has long since made a name for himself in cinema – albeit with a little bumpier than he perhaps deserved.
Because Hunnam has been part of numerous movies such as “King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword”, “Papillon”, “Lost City of Z” and “Crimson Peak”, all of which the author of this article has taken to heart – and some of them have not yet covered their production costs once. “The Gentlemen” is the exception.
The super-stylish, entertaining, black-humorous and sometimes brutally grotesque mobster is Hunnam’s second collaboration with cult director Guy Ritchie (“Snatch – Pigs and Diamonds”), earning five times their budget. And since the film is also damn entertaining, it’s no wonder that several streaming providers competed for the license after its theatrical release. But licenses usually expire at some point.
After the film had been in the Amazon Prime Video subscription for some time, the competition with the red “N” followed a few months ago. However, if you still have it on your watch list without watching, you need to hurry now. Than The Gentlemen is only available on Netflix until February 23, 2023 (like “La Vie En Rose” by the way). Alternatively, you can of course always switch to DVD/Blu-ray and video-on-demand later:
» “The Gentlemen” at Amazon: DVD & Blu ray* / primevideo*
But whether in streaming, on disc or maybe also on the regular TV show: Fans of ensemble films, British humor and underworld stories cannot go wrong here. In the FILMSTARTS review, the “genuine Guy Ritchie Original” received a strong 4 out of 5 possible stars. The role of Charlie Hunnam is one of the absolute highlights and can hardly be surpassed in terms of coolness. Whether he’s taking on a bunch of would-be mobsters or throwing punches with Hugh Grant courting him, it doesn’t get any more relaxed than this!
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As a drug lord in London, Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) has built up a true empire, which he now wants to say goodbye to, together with his other half Rosalind (Michelle Dockery), lead a civilized and above all legal life in the upper class. ). But first he has to get rid of what he has built up with great effort over the years. And those who want to follow in his footsteps are already in line.
In addition to the insanely wealthy Matthew Berger (Jeremy Strong), who also demands certain securities for his money, Mickey’s right-hand man Ray (Hunnam) also gets along with the triad boss Lord George (Tom Wu), the crazy Dry Eye (Henry Golding) and the greedy researcher Fletcher (Hugh Grant). And they use all means to secure a piece of the multi-million dollar cake…
Til Schweiger and Henry Cavill are probably going to go to war directly on Amazon Prime Video for Guy Ritchie in this country
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