The 51st State (Formula 51) is a 2001 action comedy about an American chemist trying to sell a new illicit drug in the UK. Directed by Ronny Yu, it stars Samuel L. Jackson, Emily Mortimer, and Meat Loaf. This subcategory is for sites relating to the film.
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HARO Online: Formula 51
Haro reviews the film.
Internet Movie Database: 51st State, The (2001)
Synopsis, credits, reviews, soundtrack listing, trivia, promotional information, technical specifications, and links.
Jackson the Best Ingredient in Crude 'Formula 51'
Review by William Arnold: "...never quite jams into gear, and the script's overload of gross humor never finds the proper vein to rise above the distasteful." [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
Salon.com: Formula 51
Review by Jeff Stark and quotations from the film.
Chicago Sun-Times: Formula 51
Roger Ebert's review: "...not a comedy so much as a farce, grabbing desperately for funny details wherever possible." (October 18, 2002)
Drugs, Guns, Car Chases and a Chemist in a Kilt
A.O. Scott's review: "...the problem with the mayhem in "Formula 51" is not that it's offensive, but that it's boring." [New York Times] (October 18, 2002)
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