The Krays Poster

Release Date: January 9th, 2005

R|1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary
Twins Ronnie (Gary Kemp) and Reggie Kray (Martin Kemp) are raised in east London, under the influence of their hateful but doting mother, Violet (Billie Whitelaw). As they grow up, Ronnie's violent nature takes over, and Reggie follows his brother's lead. The two become notorious crime lords who rule over the East End club scene. But at the height of their power, the brothers veer into different lives, giving the older crime bosses a chance to reclaim what the Kray twins took from them.

Cast: Billie Whitelaw, Gary Kemp, Martin Kemp, Susan Fleetwood, Charlotte Cornwell, Jimmy Jewel, Avis Bunnage, Kate Hardie

Director: Peter Medak

Genres: Crime drama, Biography

Keywords: Mother, 1940s, Dark, Rise, 1960s, 1950s, London, 1930s, Fall, Brother


Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990)