Howard Marks (Rhys Ifans) was a young Welshman studying at Oxford when he discovered there was something unusual about his dorm room -- it had a secret passageway that led to a storage space used by o... read more
DVD Release Date: October 11, 2011
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January 4, 2012
From what I gather, this film doesn't come close to achieving what a faithful adaptation should. I've not read the book but I've heard good things but I'm very familiar with
Howard Marks's story, manner and humour. He's quite a cool character in my book and I thought Rhys Ifa...
December 8, 2011
"43 Aliases. 89 Phone Lines. This is the Story of Howard Marks."
Based on the hugely successful autobiography of the same name, Mr. Nice tells the incredible story of the life of Howard Marks, "the world's most sophisticated drug smuggler."
November 7, 2010
Western cinema is often accused of presenting a 'Hollywood version' of reality, glamorising the gritty and turning the important into the frivolous. While the truth of this statement varies from film to film, there are two subjects which have been unduly 'Hollywood-ised' more tha...
September 21, 2012
As Howard Marks(Rhys Ifans) tells his rapt audience, his high intelligence allowed him to not only escape regular school beatings and rugby but also his depressed Welsh village. At Oxford University, he turns on, tunes in, and almost drops out before being given a second chance....
December 29, 2011
First a little warning: DO NOT WATCH A MOVIE IF YOU READ THE BOOK - YOU'LL BE DISSAPOINTED!
Mr. Nice is a film about Howard Marks, a guy who was smart, then became smart ass, and finished as stupid drug smuggler... The screenplay was adapted by director Bernard Rose from Marks...
May 22, 2011
Rambling story of the life and times of Mr Marks, dope dealer and gentleman and almost a British icon, as played by Rhys Ifans, fellow welshman. Amiably watchable.
October 8, 2010
It is nice. A mellow picture in 60's and later softdrugs dealing. Well filmed, scripted, acted creating the old day atmosphere. It slowly builds up and has a few surprises but nothing extreme or shocking, it creates an atmosphere as well as telling the story.
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