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The Most Dangerous Pub Crawl In Cinema
Brawling bars, seedy saloons and an exploding pub

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The Most Dangerous Pub Crawl In Cinema | The Lion & Unicorn
The Lion & Unicorn

Film: The Long Good Friday (1980)

Location: Wapping, London
Opening hours: Noon until it explodes
Clientele: Dead, mostly
Entertainment: Fruit machine, with fruit now scattered to the four winds
Price of a round: Who cares? You won’t be around long enough to pay for it

London in the ‘80s was no place for the casual drinker. The kind of bombs you get here aren't prefixed by the word 'Jäger' – they're served by an IRA man with a grudge – as the poor punters of The Lion & Unicorn will testify. The real target, Harold Shand (Bob Hoskins), escapes unscathed, but the pub is blown to smithereens. No wonder unicorns are extinct.
 

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1 No Seagal!
Vinnie's Joint in Out for Justice should be on this list. More

Posted by Gator MacReady on Friday September 13, 2013, 23:20

2 The Ninth Configuration Bar-Room Brawl Scene
Just a small clip, but this is one of the tenses bar scene I've ever seen http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bn7mLy2Qtqo More

Posted by jloshea on Wednesday September 11, 2013, 10:27

3 No Karova Milk Bar???
Seriously guys and girls!?!? Where's the Karova Milk Bar, from Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange"? It's probably the most obvious oversight you've ever made. More

Posted by Tres Styles on Tuesday September 3, 2013, 13:38

4 Slaughtered lamb
As long as this one was included I'm happy, could have possibly added a pub in lock stock and two smoking barrels. More

Posted by pablo233 on Sunday September 1, 2013, 15:52

5 Wild Bill?
Can't remember the name of the pub in this but the fight at the end was fantastic! More

Posted by beardyphysics on Friday August 30, 2013, 16:01


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