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The Score (2001)

 -  Action | Crime | Thriller  -  13 July 2001 (USA)
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An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.

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Cast

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Max
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Burt
Paul Soles ...
Danny
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Steven
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Laurent
Jean-René Ouellet ...
André (as Jean Rene Ouellet)
Martin Drainville ...
Jean-Claude
Claude Despins ...
Albert
Richard Waugh ...
Sapperstein
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Sapperstein's Cousin
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Woman in Study (as Marie-Josee D'Amours)
Gavin Svensson ...
Man in Study
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Storyline

Nick Wells, a professional criminal, decides to leave the business for good, since he nearly got caught on his last job. His plan is to live in peace with his girl Diane, running his Montreal jazz club. Soon afterward, Max, his good friend and financial partner, comes along with an offer Nick can't refuse: A historical and priceless French scepter has been discovered while being smuggled into the country. It is now under massive surveillance in the Montreal Customs House, and soon to be returned to France. Nick has to team up with Max's man inside, the young, talented and aggressive thief Jack Teller to get the precious item. Only one question remains: Who will trick whom out of their share? Written by JungleBunny

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thief | heist | scepter | running | code | See more »

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There are no partners in crime

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 July 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$68,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$184,599 (Netherlands) (2 November 2001)

Gross:

$1,649,345 (Italy) (2 November 2001)
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Trivia

Michael Douglas was originally attached to star as Nick Wells. See more »

Goofs

While casing the Customs House, Nick's GPS shows his location as W 33°26', N 29°32'. These Coordinates are are in the Eastern North Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa, 820 nm W of the island of La Palma. According to GoogleMaps, the actual Coordinates of the Montreal Customs House at 1010 rue de la Gauchetière Est Montréal, QC H3B 2N2, Canada are approximately 45.498391n, 73.567382w. Also, the coordinates given are only accurate to within a mile. This is hardly good enough to pinpoint Nick's location on a map. See more »

Quotes

Nick: When was it you started thinking you were better than me?
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Connections

References Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) See more »

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You're About To Give In
Written and Performed by Cassandra Wilson
Produced by Howard Shore
Cassandra Wilson appears courtesy of Blue Note Records
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User Reviews

Three of the best actors from their generation shine.
18 July 2001 | by (Windsor Locks, CT) – See all my reviews

The Score seems to start off slow for some, but the film's speed is important for the movie. It shows how DeNiro's character lives his life and his life is essential to the plot. "One more" is what he has been saying for years, but this time he means it and will do whatever it takes to make sure nothing goes wrong. Edward Norton's character gives Bob the most grief because he isn't sure if Norton will fly straight. Norton's performance is doubly magnificent and anyone who hasn't seen this actor in action is missing out big time. Brando delivers about 5 scenes that are right on key and provides some comic relief that fits nicely. Overall a really good film that will leave audiences with their jaws on the floor.


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