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The Last Shot (2004)

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A movie director-screenwriter finds a man to finance his latest project but soon discovers that the producer is actually an undercover FBI agent working on a mob sting operation.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Sanz
Marshal Paris
Lonnie Bosco
Agent Nance
Troy Winbush ...
Agent Ray Dawson
Agent Pike
Willie Gratzo
Troy Haines
Agent McCaffrey
Abe White


FBI director Jack Devine always sets up his brother Joe as undercover to trick mobsters. His latest cover is as movie producer Joe Diamond, to get Tommy Sanz for Teamster racketeering. His cover requires a script - the one movie theater manager Steven Schats and his brother Marshall 'Paris' wrote, supposedly a cancer biopic. So Steven is hired as director, his greatest dream, even if producing an Arizona desert drama on Rhode Island is far from ideal. When a former Oscar nominee volunteers to star, the cover gets out of hand till everyone believes in it, even the FBI brass- or not? Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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5 November 2004 (Brazil)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$164,801 (USA) (24 September 2004)


$463,730 (USA) (12 November 2004)

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When Alec Baldwin's character tells 'Tony Shaloub''s character that they are considering replacing the burro with a Bald Eagle he exclaims "What is this, a Disney Picture?!?" The movie was produced by Touchstone Pictures and distributed by Buena Vista Pictures, both of which are part of the Disney Corporation. See more »


When Agent Divine is watching the dog in the kennel in Hollywood you can see a red chewing toy next to the dog. In the next shot of the dog the toy is gone. See more »


Joe Devine: What are you gonna do to me?
Ed Rossi, Jr.: Movie starts in three minutes. If you don't tell us where the money is, we're gonna cut your fingers off during the opening credits.
Wally Kamin: Titles. Credits come at the end of the movies. Titles come first.
Ed Rossi, Jr.: Fine. Titles. We're gonna cut 'em off during the fuckin' titles.
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Theme from 'Bonanza'
Written by Ray Evans (as Raymond Evans) and Jay Livingston
Performed by David Rose and His Orchestra
Property of National Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Worldwide rights administered by Jay Livingston Music, Inc.
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Highly underrated
15 May 2005 | by (Denver, Co.) – See all my reviews

If you expect to see this film knowing nothing about it , don't read on. That said, I can see where the Last Shot is not a film that will appeal to everyone. but it will appeal to those who don't take Hollywood seriously. I didn't get to see it in the theatre because it never was offered here and that is a shame. It has every Hollywood cliché',rumor,perception,and is Hollywood,as well as what we hope Hollywood is not. If true that it is based on a true event, then It is all the funnier. It is Funny! It takes some very pointed jabs at everything Hollywood is and everything movie goers think it is. It's over the top, albeit you may laugh uncomfortably at things you know are true and some you know are not (or hope not anyway.) Just the thought of using the production of a film by the FBI as a sting operation is intriguing enough. But add in that the "director" and a few others are not aware the "film" is not real and you get the point. at times painfully funny. because I was laughing at everything I had come to believe about movie making. In the end, there you have what might be truth... everyone wants to make a movie. Even the FBI agent/producer. For him the line between the objective and the movie getting made becomes thin. Highly underrated and under-appreciated to my thinking. Very funny but with some sharp edges.

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