It Was an Accident Poster

Release Date: 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
When he's released from prison, Nicky Burkett (Chiwetel Ejiofor) commits himself to a crime-free life. Despite his best efforts, he's dragged back into illicit activity when he intervenes in a robbery. He unintentionally starts a feud between two rival gangs, one headed by Mickey Cousins (Max Beesley), who ordered the robbery, the other by Rameez (Sidh Solanki). The gangsters try to rope Nicky into their illicit deeds, while he tries to pursue a policeman's daughter, Noreen (Thandie Newton).

Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Hugh Quarshie, Maxton Beesley, James Bolam, Nicola Stapleton, Neil Dudgeon, Sidh Solanki

Director: Metin Hüseyin

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Miramax

Keywords: Suspenseful, Love, Hilarious, Underdog, Love interest, Rivalry, 1990s, Police officer, Offbeat