20 September 2012 8:21 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Yes, Gambit is a remake of the 1966 Michael Caine-Shirley MacLaine film of the same name, but from the first trailer, it seems that there are many other influences at work here. It's hard to tell exactly from any two minute clip, but this cinematic stew also contains powerful hints of Oceans Eleven, Raising Arizona and The King's Speech. And why shouldn't it? After all, the film, about a contemptible CEO's loyal and long-suffering assistant, who finally snaps and hatches a scheme to sell him a fake painting and pocket the cash for the real one, was written

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