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The Actors (2003)

 -  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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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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Also Known As:

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Opening Weekend:

£226,860 (UK) (16 May 2003)

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£226,860 (UK) (16 May 2003)
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Goofs

(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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You'll enjoy it almost as much as the cast obviously did
2 January 2004 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Right, for a start, I liked it. It was funny, It was farcical; Michael Caine and Dylan Moran threw themselves into their roles with such obvious glee, that I found it impossible not to be swayed by this film despite its many obvious flaws. The musical score just didn't seem appropriate; a number of the scenes appeared irrelevant and a little clunky; it just is not perfectly crafted and does appear cobbled together at times. But, and its a big but, its just funny. It just is - Michael Caine is wonderful as the neverhasbeen, entirely self absorbed O'Malley. While Moran handles his (definately more challenging) role with an almost nonchalent ease - a superb actor and one to watch in the future me thinks. In summary, and despite its flaws, if you don't laugh at this nice little film then your a bigger cynic than me - and you have my pity!


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