Yeah why not, I like it. Part Bond, part Lock Stock (..ish). Also, Sienna is packing heat.
Excellent movie and AMAZING soundtrack. Craig plays well too...
Matthew Vaughn continues to shine in this crime thriller with Daniel Craig before Bond.
over 7 years
If bond was a bad guy, this would be the film. Surprising & funny all through til the end.
Layer Cake (stylised as L4YER CAKƐ on, for example, promotional posters and DVD artwork) is a 2004 British crime thriller produced and directed by Matthew Vaughn, in his directorial debut. It is based on the novel Layer Cake by J. J. Connolly.
The title refers to the human social strata, especially in the British criminal underworld, as well as the numerous plot layers in the film.
The unnamed chief protagonist (Daniel Craig), identified in the closing credits only as XXXX, has established a successful business in London buying, cutting, and selling cocaine while avoiding the largesse and gangster behaviour associated with drug dealing. Having made his fortune, he plans to retire from the business for good.
X's powerful supplier, Jimmy Price (Kenneth Cranham) sends him to track down Charlie, the teenage daughter of Price's associate, Eddie Temple (Michael Gambon), who has fled a rehabilitation centre with her drug-addicted boyfriend. In reality, but not yet known, X is being sent to...