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Two If by Sea (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Romance  |  12 January 1996 (USA)
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Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that _last_ job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. ... See full summary »

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Roz
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Evan Marsh
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FBI Agent O'Malley
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Fitzie
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Todd
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Beano Callahan
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Quinn
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Kelly
Jonny Fido ...
FBI Agent Burke
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Sully
Shaun R. Clarke ...
Sweeney
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John Friesen ...
Sheriff Herbert Horn
Sean Runnette ...
Marty
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Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that _last_ job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, where he wants to sell the painting and also hopes that their sagging relationship will get a positive push back up. Not everything goes as planned, as some thugs and the FBI try to recover the painting and Roz gets attracted not only to the landscape... Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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A new comedy about love, laughter, and larceny

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Comedy | Crime | Romance

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Stolen Hearts  »

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$10,700,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Scenes from the The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) appear on the TV in the background when Frank and Roz are in the borrowed mansion. Yaphet Kotto, who plays FBI agent O'Mally in this movie, also appeared in The Thomas Crown Affair; and Denis Leary appeared in the remake, The Thomas Crown Affair (1999). See more »

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Roz hits Frank at the party on the left side of his face, but walking home he's ruefully rubbing the right side of his face. See more »

Quotes

Frank: What are you looking for, a key?
Roz: No, I'm lookin' for your brain.
Frank: You think someone would actually leave a key?
[Roz reaches above the door and finds a key]
Roz: This key? Is this the key you're talkin' about? I'm just checkin'.
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References Princess Caraboo (1994) See more »

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Haunted
Performed by Shane MacGowan & The Pogues with Sinéad O'Connor
Written by Shane MacGowan
Produced by Trevor Horn, Dave Jordan and Shane MacGowan
Shane MacGowan appears courtesy of ZZT/WARNER BORS. RECORDS INC.
By Arrangement with WARNER SPECIAL PRODUCTS
Sinéad O'Connor appears courtesy of CHRYSALIS RECORDS
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Funny movie, but more appealing to Denis Leary fans
30 March 2001 | by (Jersey City, NJ) – See all my reviews

I am a big fan of Denis Leary, and I thought this was a damn funny movie. The plot is cut-and-dry (the little plot that exists), but it works out nicely as a comedy, mostly due to Leary's funny dialogue and humorous arguments between him and Bullock. I think Bullock was miscast, though. She did an OK job, but her accent drifted many times. If you like Leary, you'll probably have a great time. I especially loved the scene where Leary was going fishing and he shoots one of the fish. Then he cooks it up, serves it up to Bullock and she spits out a bullet. That was classic. But for non-Leary fans...you might not enjoy it as much. I don't consider him an acquired taste, but his foul-mouthed banter doesn't appeal to everyone.


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