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Snatch (2000)

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NOTE: This commentary is available on the standard 1-disc release of Snatch, as well as the 2-disc Special Edition. It is not available on the Superbit Deluxe DVD release, however.

Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Director Guy Ritchie Rating:3.6/10 (22 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by tracicgrear on March 21st, 2007:Find all reviews by tracicgrear
Although Ritchie and producer Matthew Vaughan tend to lapse into the traps of "he was just great"-type platitudes, as well as pointing out mates who turn up as extras, there is a lot to recommend this track. Not least because of the pair's cack-handed approach to the exercise, with Ritchie constantly chewing Vaughan out for being dull, and noting that the Columbia big-wigs are less than happy with what they're hearing. At one point, the pair are even forced to receive an old fashioned telling-off. Still, there is joy to be had as Ritchie tears into the DP over a badly-lit scene, recounts how Lock Stock's Jason Flemyng turned up for a brief cameo and promptly tried to steal every scene from Brad Pitt, and how Lennie James narrowly escaped a serious testicular mishap as a result of an over-excitable dog (which they soon had to replace). Ritchie's habit of parroting his favourite lines is either strangely endearing or rather annoying, depending on your viewpoint.
Reviewed by Numes on July 24th, 2007:Find all reviews by Numes
5 votes for 0? 5 votes for 0?

C'mon. I admit that this is not the best commentary, but it is most certainly not worth a zero.

Guy Ritchie and Matthew Vaughn are the participants on this commentary. Guy Ritchie ribs on Matthew Vaughn a lot for not making good comments on the commentary track. They also acknowledge the "guys in black suits" for continually telling them what to talk about on the commentary track. To be honest, if they would have elaborated on the list of items they were given to talk about it would have been a lot better.

There are some good nuggets in the commentary. Specifically a few stories about the out of control dog in the movie (later replaced). There are a few instances where Guy Ritchie seems to be discovering things for the first time. Examples include not knowing that the budget was 3.6 million (he thought it was 3 million) and him discovering a song he liked from the movie that wasn't on the soundtrack.

All in all, below average, but worthy of a zero? No.
Reviewed by grimjack on January 5th, 2015:Find all reviews by grimjack
This really is a bad one. So bad that at one point the producers come in and actually chastise them for not saying anything for too long, or of any interest.

A couple of interesting points are brought up, but you'd be better served reading about them on IMDB's trivia page.