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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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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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12 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Stolen Hearts  »

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$10,700,000
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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 »

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As O'Malley walks down the hallway of the house that's been robbed, a member of the camera crew brushes past a potted plant making the branches whip back toward the actors on screen. See more »

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Frank: Remember when we had the map. Those were the fuckin' day weren't they. The map days
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References Rain Man (1988) See more »

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I Wouldn't Be Here If I Didn't Love You
Written by Rick Nowels
Performed by Belinda Carlisle
Produced by Rick Nowels
Courtesy of EMI RECORDS
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Brilliant!
20 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

Let me say right off the bat that "Two If By Sea" is by far one of the best comedies ever written. Backed by a killer screenplay and stunning cinematography, Sandra Bullock and Dennis Leary do a fantastic job - their superb on-screen chemistry left me in stitches. Normally, I am quite critical of romantic comedies, but "Two If By Sea" left me breathless.

A cinematic masterpiece in all respects!


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