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The Good Thief (2002)

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An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nutsa Kukhianidze ...
Anne
Ouassini Embarek ...
Said
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Roger
Marc Lavoine ...
Remi
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Gérard Darmon ...
Raoul
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Paulo
Patricia Kell ...
Yvonne
Julien Maurel ...
Philippe
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Vladimir
Roland Munter ...
Kozinski
Warren Zavatta ...
Petit Louis
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Bill
Sarah Bridges ...
Philippa
Nicolas Dromard ...
Luigi
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Storyline

Set against the glitzy backdrop of the French Riviera, aging gambler Bob Montagnet is about to gamble it all on the casino heist of a lifetime; a spectatcular sleight of hand--two heists, one real, one not, but which is which? Under the watchful eye of Roger, a policeman who would as soon save his longtime opponent as arrest him, Montagnet assembles a team that consists of partners Paulo and Raoul, technical mastermind Vladimer, former-drug-dealer-turned-informant Said, Anne, a young Eastern girl Montagnet rescued from prostitution, and the perfect complement to a double theft--identical twins Albert and Bertram. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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He doesn't want money. He wants what money can't buy.


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Rated R for language, sexuality, drug content and some violence | See all certifications »

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25 April 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Honest Thief  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$131,580 (USA) (4 April 2003)

Gross:

$3,517,797 (USA) (18 July 2003)
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The cast includes award winning filmmakers: the Polish brothers (Mark Polish and Michael Polish) and two-time Palme d'Or winning director Emir Kusturica. See more »

Goofs

French police do not have jurisdiction in Monaco, which is an independent state (principality) so police from Nice would not be guarding the casino nor the villa. See more »

Quotes

Tony Angel: If I don't get my money back by Monday, what I do to both your faces will definitely be cubist!
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Fine Art Advisor--Ralph Fiennes See more »

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Remake of Bob le Flambeur (1956) See more »

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Je T'aime-Moi Non Plus
Written by Serge Gainsbourg
Performed by Serge Gainsbourg with Jane Birkin
Published by Shapiro Bernstein and Co. Ltd.
Recording courtesy of Mercury France/Mercury Records Ltd. (London)
Licensed by kind permission from the Universal Film & TV Licensing Division
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Truly amazing, you just have to love this..
28 April 2004 | by (Tampere, Finland) – See all my reviews

The whole movie, man this was good.. Nolte, the girl and the whole movie - all perfect.. This movie is done with style, good taste and imagination. This is not a basic average Hollywood-movie - it's a great mixture of the best stuff from both American and European movies, still without any over-dramatizing you see in independent films. The acting and the casting is just fantastic, all lead roles pull of something they might never repeat. -AND the movie really has the moods; spectacular atmosphere throughout the movie. Since this movie I've been searching for all Nolte-movies I haven't seen.. Really, I say no more, you just make sure you see this one! Totally amazing..


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