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

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Release Date:

5 November 2004 (Brazil)  »

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Providence  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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In the "burro casting" sequence neither of the animals being considered are burros. They are both mules - the sterile offspring of a burro (donkey) and a horse. See more »


The movie is set in the mid 80's. When Agent Devine is sitting on a bench asking people for script ideas, a green VW New Beetle passes by. 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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Special thanks to ... The Dan Blocker Family, The Victor Sen Young Family ... See more »


References Gremlins (1984) See more »


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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offbeat, but amusing
8 October 2004 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

The simplest way to describe The Last Shot is offbeat. This film is not for everyone, but I enjoyed it. It is a little disturbing to think these things really happened. The cast is fantastic, especially Baldwin. Broderick makes up for his disastrous turn as Harold Hill (in the Music Man). I would like to add here that Joan Cusack, who didn't make the opening titles or any of the posters, is absolutely hilarious. Ray Liotta should not have been cast. His presence is too big for the part he's playing. Overall, it's a clever film. My kudos to the editor.

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