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Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.

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Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.

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Three ex-Hollywood legends are going to steal $10,000,000. If they can only keep their act together.

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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »
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4 October 2001 (Netherlands)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Kage Mulligan: Hello, I am Detective William... Barslow and I'm here to ask you some questions. Can I come in?
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Kage Mulligan: What?
Paula Carver: Would you mind giving it a shot?
Floyd Benson: Oh, not at all. I was born to be a leading man, you know.
Kage Mulligan: This is my part! This is my scene!
Tom Greener: Kage, Kage, ehm, just take it easy. We're, we're trying some things out here.
Kage Mulligan: Nothing ever changes.
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ZZZZZZZZ A real sleeper......
18 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"The Hollywood Sign" starts with some sharp comedy, but quickly deteriorates. Rod Steiger and Burt Reynolds hold things together for a short time, while Tom Beringer comes across as if he had a bad case of constipation. I had expectations that this was a black comedy, but what attempts were made at dark humor fall flat, mostly because of terrible timing. The script is very muddled, and the exact nature of the crime caper never clear. What is crystal clear is that "The Hollywood Sign" wastes good performances from Burt Reynolds and Rod Steiger. Because of the weak script, boredom eventually evolves into disinterest. A real sleeper. ZZZZZZ - MERK


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