Overview

Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more powerful than any thrill, any pleasure, any high in history. But his plans for a quick, profitable score go comically awry when he gets stuck in Liverpool with an unlikely escort and his ex-girlfriend and becomes entangled in a bizarre web of double-dealing and double-crosses.

  1. Stel Pavlou

    Screenplay

  2. Ronny Yu

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson

    Elmo McElroy

  2. Robert Carlyle

    Robert Carlyle

    Felix DeSouza

  3. Emily Mortimer

    Emily Mortimer

    Dakota Parker

  4. Meat Loaf

    Meat Loaf

    The Lizard

  5. Rhys Ifans

    Rhys Ifans

    Iki

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The 51st State
The 51st State

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  • October 17, 2002
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget $28.00

Revenue $14.00

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