Welcome to Collinwood (2002)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  18 October 2002 (USA)
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When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison - the kind of job you dream about - he has to get out of jail, fast. But with Cosimo stuck in the ... See full summary »




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When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison - the kind of job you dream about - he has to get out of jail, fast. But with Cosimo stuck in the joint, it's up to his girl Rosalind to track down a patsy. But while no one wants to do the time for Cosimo's crime, everybody seems to know a guy who will - and for a share, they're willing to track him down. Before long, Rosalind has five guys trailing behind her, looking to get their bungling hands on a piece of the action. Written by Anonymous

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Idiots make lousy criminals. See more »


Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 October 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bienvenue à Collinwood  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$75,180 (USA) (4 October 2002)


£1,630,316 (UK) (9 May 2003)

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Mark Wahlberg, Luke Wilson and Josh Brolin were considered for the part of Pero. See more »


[Jerzy is in disguise, in full Hasidic rabbi costume]
Basil: Why are you dressed like a priest?
Jerzy: You're an idiot.
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Written by Mark Mothersbaugh and Anita Greenspan
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Very funny, well made remake of the 50s Italian film.
21 October 2004 | by (Bozeman, Montana) – See all my reviews

This is one of those few great films that comes out these days. I work at a movie theater, and every week I see countless pieces of crap, and so it's great to see a good one come along every once in a while. The film is about a bunch of broke small-time criminals who hear of a job that could make them rich beyond their dreams. The film follows the obstacles they have to overcome, such as how to get in, crack the safe, etc. George Clooney plays a very funny small part as a handicapped ex-criminal, who tries to show the guys the ropes. Other good actors are Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy and Luis Guzman. (Luis Guzman must have a fantastic agent, he's always in these great movies.) I've never heard of these Russo guys before this movie, but I look forward to their future projects!

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