The Ultimate Gangster Collection

2018
  |  Buy to Own: 26/11/2018
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Collection of four crime dramas based on the lives of notorious criminals. In 'The Hatton Garden Job' (2016) four elderly men have set their sights on the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company and intend to carry out a lucrative robbery. With the possibility of making off with £200 million, these old timers could be about to make history as well as a killing. In 'Rise of the Krays' (2015) Simon Cotton and Kevin Leslie star as the infamous gangster twins Ronnie and Reggie Kray in this British drama which chronicles the Kray twins' early criminal career that saw them rise from amateur boxers to notorious and feared criminals in London's East End. The story follows the pair's violent ascension during the '60s as they turn to lives of crime full-time with the expansion of their nightclub, blackmail and racketeering operations. In 'Rise of the Footsoldier; The Pat Tate Story' (2017) Craig Fairbrass plays notorious Essex gangster Pat Tate. In this prequel to the 'Rise of the Footsoldier' series, the film follows Pat's life in the lead-up to his eventual death and his rise to criminal notoriety. Finally, in 'Cardboard Gangsters' (2017) the film follows part-time DJ and small-time drug dealer Jay Connolly (John Connors) as he attempts to take control of the drug trade in the Darndale area of Dublin. With his welfare payments cut off and his girlfriend pregnant, Jay decides it's time to take on local drug trafficker and notorious gangster Derra Murphy (Jimmy Smallhorne) in an attempt to make some serious cash. However, when he then gets involved with Derra's wife, Jay and his gang soon find themselves facing the wrath of Derra and his crew.