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Formula 51 (7-Dec-2001)

Original Title: The 51st State

Director: Ronny Yu

Writer: Stel Pavlou

Music by: Headrillaz

Producers: David Pupkewitz; Malcolm Kohl; Andras Hamori; Seaton McLean; Jonathan Debin

Keywords: Action/Comedy

An American chemist looking to exploit his knowledge for a tantalizing drug deal is plunged into a messy situation.

Masterful chemist Elmo McElroy travels to England to arrange a deal for his newest illicit concoction, a drug promising to take its users to "the 51st state" with a high fifty-one times greater than ever previously known to mankind. Elmo's hopes for a big score in rave-heavy Liverpool are dashed when interested parties turn up dead one after another, drawing Elmo into a convoluted situation dotted with colorful characters and a slew of double-crossings after he forms an unsteady alliance with rugged gangster Felix De Souza.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert Carlyle
14-Apr-1961   The Full Monty
Rhys Ifans
22-Jul-1968   Notting Hill
Samuel L. Jackson
21-Dec-1948   Pulp Fiction
Meat Loaf
27-Sep-1947   Bat Out of Hell
Emily Mortimer
1-Dec-1971   Lovely & Amazing
Sean Pertwee
4-Jun-1964   Equilibrium


Samuel L. Jackson   ...   Elmo McElroy
Robert Carlyle   ...   Felix DeSouza
Emily Mortimer   ...   Dakota
Sean Pertwee   ...   Det. Virgil Kane
Ricky Tomlinson   ...   Leopold Durant
Paul Barber   ...   Frederick
Michael Starke   ...   Arthur
Stephen Walters   ...   Blowfish
Anna Keaveney   ...   Shirley DeSouza
Rhys Ifans   ...   Iki
Meat Loaf   ...   The Lizard
Nigel Whitmey   ...   L.A. Highway Patrol
Robert Jezek   ...   Priest
Jake Abraham   ...   Konokko
Mac McDonald   ...   Mr. Davidson
Aaron Swartz   ...   Mr. Yuri
David Webber   ...   Mr. Jones
Michael J. Reynolds   ...   Mr. Escobar
Sonny Muslim   ...   Boy in Plane
Barbara Barnes   ...   Boy's Mother
Junix Inocian   ...   Mr. Ho-Fat
Christopher Hunter   ...   Lawrence
James Roach   ...   Grimtooth
Ade   ...   Omar
Nick Bartlett   ...   Trevor
Angus MacInnes   ...   Pudsey Smith
Joan Campion   ...   Hotel Maid
Terry O'Neill   ...   Deck Hand
Marc Anwar   ...   Pharmacist
Paul Broughton   ...   Anfield Commissionaire
Robert Fyfe   ...   Hector Dougal McElroy


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