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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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Whoopi Goldberg:  As one of the women throwing dirt on a coffin in the funeral scene. See more »

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Paula Carver: Do you remember what we used to say? Talent plus good luck equals success. Talent plus bad luck equals bad luck.
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Flawed, but still pretty funny.
22 December 2002 | by (California) – See all my reviews

If you can get past the far-fetched plot (full of weird schemes and big coincidences) this can be pretty funny movie. The three main actors (Tom Berenger, Burt Reynolds and Rod Steiger) are all pretty good. OK, so they overact sometimes, so the plot is flawed and the pace sometimes uneven--but I still found myself laughing throughout the film.

My mom was with me when I saw this film and we both got a huge kick out of the last portion of the movie--where these three bumbling has-been actors are trying to con a bunch of gangsters into believing that they (the actors) are cops. Each actor almost blows it, improvises, over-acts, acts badly, and it's all pretty hilarious.

In my opinion this film is worth seeing for the fun scenes between the three main stars. I think they played off each other well. I especially liked Rod Steiger (in one of his last roles) but I enjoyed the performances of all three.

I recommend this film if you are willing to look past the flaws, and allow yourself to be amused by the fun stuff. There are definitely laughs to be had in this film.


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