Mickey Pearson is an American expatriate who became rich by building a marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he's looking to cash out of the business, it soon triggers an array of plots and schemes from those who want his fortune.
It is surprisingly entertaining in parts, if only because the all-star cast have been given free license to go nuts, and the pace moves at a quick enough speed that there’s little time to question the dodgy plot mechanics.| Read in full: The Gentlemen movie review We Love Cinema
Guy Ritchie’s latest gangster comedy presents itself as a harmless romp, but behind its wink-wink-nudge-nudge humour is a bitter and dated worldview.The Guardian
Racism is alive and well in jolly old England, and a film like The Gentlemen, which has no interest in interrogating the beliefs or morals of its characters – instead, presenting their remarks as throwaway gags – feels out of touch and out of time.Little White Lies
It is a coarse, convoluted, comical caper that exults in the joys of genre.Sight & Sound