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Two If by Sea (1996)

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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Evan Marsh
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FBI Agent O'Malley
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Todd
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Beano Callahan
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Quinn
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Markus Parilo ...
FBI Agent Peters
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Sheriff Herbert Horn
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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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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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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 »

Goofs

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 O'Brien: People like us are born in little houses and die in little houses, and we've got to find happiness somewhere in between.
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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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one beautiful movie....
3 April 2000 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

Two if by sea never received the great reviews it really deserved. Maybe its because i´m a big fan of Sandra Bullock and an even bigger fan of Denis Leary this movie is so good to me, but a lot of my friends really like it too. Its a lovely story which in the end really comes down to one thing, Love!. I have seen this movie 10 times and it never gets me bored. its full of funny lines and romantic/sad scenes. Denis Leary proves that besides being a great stand up comedian he is also one great actor. Two if by sea is not the best movie ever made but it sure is one of them.

Go rent it, be open minded about it, and the honest acting really gets to you.


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