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Kray Twin: What are you doing here, Mr Spilsbury?
Mr Spilsbury: I’ve come for my protection money, if you please, Mr Kray. The little matter of one and fourpence halfpenny. Alexie Sayle’s Stuff s3e4, BBC 1991
The modern disease of this society – cynicalism. Face 1997 starring Ray Winstone & Robert Carlisle & Steven Waddington & Philip Davis & Damon Albarn & Lena Headey & Andrew Tiernan & Peter Vaughan & Sue Johnston et al, director Antonia Bird, Dave
Any money I’ve had – I could have earned double driving a van or minicab. ibid. Ray
The violence. Boilings two a penny now. Prison really is going downhill. ibid. Sonny in rub-a-dub
All there is is money and the people who have it. ibid. rozzer
Good man. Genuinely good man. He did something for me I’ll never forget – he looked after my family, he looked after my sister, my brother in law when I went away, and that was a lovely gesture. Charlie 2004 starring Luke Goss & Steven Berkoff & Anita Dobson & Leslie Grantham & Marius Weyers & Nicole Sherwin & Anthony Carrick & Douglas McFerrin & Langley Kirkwood & Mark Arden et al, director Malcolm Needs, Frankie Fraser
In the ’60s London was owned and ruled by two families: north of the river the Krays, to the south the Richardsons. ibid.
Anyway, the police all work for Charlie. ibid. bloke in dock
Me, a kid from south-east London owning a mine in South Africa – what are the chances? ibid. Charlie
All this fucking bollocks about our torture gang. ibid.
Tapping Harold Wilson’s fucking telephone line is fucking treason. He’s the fucking prime minister! ibid.
You must go to prison for twenty-five years. ibid. judge
Charlie Richardson served eighteen years in prison of a twenty-five year sentence for four cases of GBH. Today if the case had been heard it would probably be thrown out of court. ibid.
He fully thinks he’s a fucking Tony Montana or something. My Brother the Devil 2012 starring James Floyd & Fady Elsayed & Aymen Hamdouchi & Anthony Welsh & Amira Ghazalla & Nasser Memarzia & Arnold Oceng & Said Taghmaoui et al, director Sally el Hosaini, gangsta to gangsta
Essex 1995: What the fuck’s he doing in the motor with Tony and Pat? The Hooligan Factory 2014 starring Jason Maza & Nick Nevern & Tom Burke & Ray Fearon & Steven O'Donnell & Morgan Watkins & Josef Altin & Leo Gregory & Keith-Lee Castle & Ronnie Fox & Ian Lavender & Danny Dyer et al, director Nick Nevern, opening scene
It was only the beginning. But before the pills and the clubs, the birds the booze, the torture and the tracksuits, there was football. And more importantly football-related violence. ’Cause as far back as I could remember I wanted to be a hooligan. bid. commentary
It was like a family. And he introduced me to everyone. ibid.
In fact, I think he was the only black hooligan. ibid.
We’re the Sweeney, shithead, and you’re nicked! The Sweeney 2012 starring Ray Winstone & Ben Drew & Hayley Atwell & Steven Mackintosh & Paul Anderson & Alan Ford & Damian Lewis & Allen Leech & Steven Waddinton & Carolin Chikezie et al, director Nick Love, Regan
The problem is a significant number of legal cases mounting against your unit. ibid. CI Lewis
I hold you alone responsible for what happened. For my wife. You’re a dinosaur. ibid.
I’m Sirus. I do a bit of gear. I deal a bit of gear. And the thing about heroin is it’s pretty moreish. Hackney’s Finest aka London’s Finest 2015 starring Nathanael Wiseman & Arin Alldridge & Enoch Frost & Marlon G Day & Rajan Sharma & Neerja Naik & Malcolm Tomlinson & Sean Cronin & Jeanette Rourke et al, director Chris Bouchard
I want that fuck Sirus dead or down. ibid. rozzer
I’ve seen them grow up from nothing to – you know – running gangs. The Met: Policing London III, rozzer, BBC 2015
This industry is worth £8 billion in the UK each year. Illegal drugs are used by over 5 million people. There are at least 20,000 dealers in London alone. Drugland I: Cocaine, Cannabis & Ecstasy, captions, BBC 2005
The hotel business is about strangers. Dirty Pretty Things 2002 starring Chiwetel Ejiofor & Audrey Tautou & Sergi Lopez & Sophie Okonedo & Benedict Wong & Damon Younger & Paul Bhattacharjee & Darrell D'Silva et al, director Stephen Frears, Juan to Okwe
He had his kidney removed in the hotel, yes? ibid. Okwe
For you and I there is only survival. ibid. him to her
Because we are the people you don’t see: we are the ones who drive your cabs, clean your rooms and suck your cocks. ibid.
He’s lying on the floor and I’ve had to kick his fucking head in. Nil By Mouth 1997 starring Ray Winstone & Kathy Burke & Charlie Creed-Miles & Laila Morse & Edna Dore & Chrissie Cotterill & Jon Morrison & Jamie Foreman et al, director Gary Oldman, gang chat offloading boxes
I’ll fucking kill you, you cunt. ibid. Ray
I’m a mug. I’m a cunt. You know what I’m like. I love ya. ibid.
Behold from afar it gleams like a jewel. But walk within the shadow of its walls and what do you find? Filth, squalor, misery. (GBH Films & London & Gangs UK: London) Pool of London 1951 starring Leslie Philips & James Robertson Justice & Earl Cameron & Bonar Colleano & Susan Shaw & Renee Asherson & Moira Lister & Max Adrian & Joan Dowling & Michael Golden & Alfie Bass, director Basil Dearden, docks bloke
You wonder why one man’s born white and another isn’t. And how about God himself – what colour’s he? ibid. Johnny
Mate, Tottenham’s due north? Are you lost or just fucking stupid? Green Street Hooligans 2005 starring Elijah Wood & Charlie Hunnam & Claire Forlani & Leo Gregory & Claire Forlani & Marc Warren & Ross McCall & Rafe Spall & Kieran Bew & Geoff Bell & Terence Jay et al, director Lexi Alexander, opening scene on Underground platform
Every football team in Europe’s got a Firm. ibid. Pete
This is what it’s all about; it’s what we fucking live for. ibid.
You don’t feel alive unless you’re pushing yourself as far as you can go. ibid. Elijah
Did you see that? That don’t even try to hide it now. I found a needle in the toilets last week. Harry Brown 2009 starring Michael Caine & Emily Mortimer & Charlie Creed Miles & David Bradley & Ben Drew & Sean Harris & Jack O'Connell & Jamie Downey & Lee Oakes & Joseph Gilgun & Liam Cunningham et al, director Daniel Barber, Len to Harry
So what you’re telling me is this escalating violence is down to a vigilante pensioner? ibid. head rozzer to rozzers
And if I don’t? How many men can you spare me to protect me for the rest of my life? The Frightened City 1961 starring Sean Connery & Herbert Lom & John Gregson & Alfred Marks & Yvonne Romain & David Davies & Olive MacFarland & Kenneth Griffiths & George Pastell & Arnold Diamond & Norrie Paramour et al, director John Lemont, owner of nightclub
If you six split up the town between you think how it would increase your income ... Form a trade union. ibid. accountant to Harry
Some of these boys are lively with the cosh. ibid. Harry