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Music Review: 'Snatch'

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Snatch (2000)

type:
Movie
genre:
Comedy, Mystery and Thriller
Limited Release Date:
12/06/00
Wide Release Date:
01/19/01
runtime:
104 minutes
performer:
Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Farina, Brad Pitt, Jason Statham, Alan Ford, Lennie James, Vinnie Jones, Rade Sherbedgia, Stephen Graham
director:
Guy Ritchie
Producers:
Columbia Pictures, SKA Films
distributor:
Screen Gems Inc., Sony Pictures Entertainment
author:
Guy Ritchie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R

We gave it a B+

Snatch director (and Madonna hubby) Guy Ritchie has assembled an eclectic batch of tunes from a variety of genres, including blissed-out electronica (Mirwais’ ”Disco Science”), old-school funk (Bobby Byrd’s ”Hot Pants (I’m Coming, Coming, I’m Coming”), and skewed pop-reggae (10cc’s ”Dreadlock Holiday”). The finished product plays like a cool mix tape of left-field delights compiled by a music-savvy buddy. Heck, you can even forgive Ritchie for including his new missus’ hoary ”Lucky Star.” B+