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What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  1 June 2001 (USA)
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A rich man catches a thief burglarizing his home and steals the thief's lucky ring, who then tries to get it back.

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Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his partners. Written by Andrew L.

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It takes a thief to nail a crook.

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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1 June 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Den galna jakten på ringen  »

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Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,049,114 (USA) (1 June 2001)

Gross:

£69,194 (UK) (28 June 2002)
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John Leguizamo also portrayed an Arabic character in American Hustle (2014) See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, the boat has already hit the buoy, and has almost completely capsized and is sinking. The next shot shows the detective yelling to the two in the boat which is once again floating perfectly. See more »

Quotes

Max Fairbanks: I robbed a thief! How can you not see the humor in that?
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Referenced in Cinemania (2002) See more »

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Happy Feelin's
Written by Frankie Beverly
Performed by Sam Logan
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The Worst thing about this Martin Lawrence movie? Martin Lawrence!
2 June 2001 | by (Ottawa, On) – See all my reviews

A talented supporting performance by John Leguizamo and a few somewhat funny, if not completely illogical, set pieces aren't enough to save this movie from being just about the worst thing I've seen all year. Lawrence is bad - unfunny and stupid - but the real criminal is the screenwriter. Whoever adapted this one should have his typing fingers amputated and be forced to work in public access for the rest of his career. How anybody could take a mediocre, but well-plotted and screen-ready novel and turn it into this festering, head-shaking mess of a movie is completely beyond me. There are moments that have phenomenal potential, but they're ham-handedly executed and it seems that the filmmakers just didn't know how to get laughs from them.


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