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The Actors (2003)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  16 May 2003 (UK)
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Two failed actors decide to pull a con on a local gangster by pretending to be the people he owes money to.

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Barreller
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Aisling O'Sullivan ...
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Camcorder Girl
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Stage Doorkeeper
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Dermot - Usher
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Two failed actors decide to pull a con on a local gangster by pretending to be the people he owes money to.

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Thick as thieves. Only thicker.

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

16 May 2003 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A nagy alakítás  »

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Opening Weekend:

£226,860 (UK) (16 May 2003)

Gross:

£226,860 (UK) (16 May 2003)
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(at around 1 min) When Magnani finally confronts Tony and Tom in their dressing room, the mic is visible above Tom's head. See more »

Quotes

Anthony O'Malley: And we are sad men, awaiting advice from a nine year old girl.
Tom Quirk: But we're big enough to accept that.
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Could It Be Love?
Orchestrated by The Michael Nyman Band
Performed by Dylan Moran and Lena Headey
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A fantastically funny film, low budget but brilliant
24 June 2003 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

This film is a joy to watch and should do well on DVD and video. I suppose you really have to be Irish to appreciate the some of the subtlties such as accent, colloquialisms and the dress sense of some of the characters but let me assure you that when Dylan Moran impersonates 'Barreler' the impersonation is quite familiar to most people from Dublin because we have many characters in our fine city that look, act and talk like that! The sheer simple comedy employed and Michael Caines genius acting alone are worth the money but on top of this the plot is great, the script is fantastic and the dialogue fast moving and catchy. A perfect light entertainment movie without the madcap humour of Jim Carrey.


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