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British movies are the all time most "movie incident/time" rated cinema school.
Great movie that looks like Guy Ritche done it, but isnt.
The 51st State (also known as Formula 51) is a 2001 British action comedy film written by Stel Pavlou and directed by Ronny Yu. Produced by Focus Films Ltd. (UK). The film stars Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Carlyle, Emily Mortimer, Ricky Tomlinson, Sean Pertwee, Rhys Ifans and Meat Loaf. The film follows the story of a American master chemist (Jackson) who heads to England to sell his formula for a powerful new drug. All does not go as planned and soon becomes entangled in a web of deceit.
Premiered in the United Kingdom on 07 December 2001, the film grossed £913,239 in its opening week and made worldwide profits of $14.4 million. It received mixed reviews from critics, and the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes' compiled ratings give the film a below average rating of 25 out of 100. The 51 State was ranked 171st on the list of highest grossing films of 2002.
The film begins in the year 1971. Elmo McElroy (Samuel L. Jackson), a new college graduate with a degree in pharmacology,...