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The 51st State (Formula 51) (2001)

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Samuel L. Jackson Samuel L. Jackson
Elmo McElroy
Emily Mortimer Emily Mortimer
Dakota Parker
Meat Loaf Meat Loaf
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Mac McDonald Mac McDonald
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David Webber David Webber
Mr. Jones
Michael J. Reynolds Michael J. Reynolds
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Barbara Barnes Barbara Barnes
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Junix Inocian Junix Inocian
Mr. Ho-Fat


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9 years, 7 months ago at May 11 17:04
Kind of a mixed up movie (then again, half of Samuel Jackson's movies are,...) but there's a lot of anti-American sentiment that most of us Yanks would miss, as well as the British in-jokes. It'll get lumped in as a second cousin to the Lock, Stock and Layer Cake genre.

An average movie

8 years, 3 months ago at Aug 14 15:18
If I recall correctly, I ended up watching this flick because one of my colleagues had the DVD. Personally, like the most of us, I have a huge weak spot for Samuel L. Jackson. Indeed, the man is some kind of workaholic, making sometimes 5 movies a year, and you’ll never know what you’ll get with him, a blockbuster like ‘The Avengers’ or something more obscure like this movie for example. H... read more
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Elmo McElroy (Jackson) is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more powerful than any thrill, any pleasure, any high in history. But his plans for a quick, profitable score go comically awry when he gets stuck in Liverpool with an unlikely escort (Carlyle) and his ex-girlfriend (Mortimer) and becomes entangled in a bizarre web of double-dealing and double-crosses.
Release date: 7 December 2001
UPC: 043396080300
Tags: Action (14), Crime (12), Comedy (11), 2001 (7), Drugs (6), UK (5), Thriller (4), English (4), Gangster (4), Liverpool (4), Kilt (4), Soccer (3), Canada (3), Chemistry (3), 2002 (2), 2000s (2), Shot In The Back (2), Formula Movie (2), Pill (2), House Music (2)
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