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Two con artists try to swindle a currency collector by selling him a counterfeit copy of an extremely rare currency bill.

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Ochoa
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Waitress (as Laura Ceron)
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Waitress #2
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Grandma
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Woman in Elevator
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Frank Hill
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Storyline

Two grifters - boyish, likable Rodrigo and the scheming, cynical Richard - meet by chance. Richard, who has cheated everyone he knows, including his siblings, is missing his partner, so he offers Rodrigo a job for a day. Rodrigo accepts because he has some savings, but needs more to pay his father's gambling debts. Richard gets a call when an aging, ill ex-associate needs help to sell a forged treasury note to a businessman whose visa is expiring the next day, a wealthy man who sees a chance to turn a quick profit buying what he thinks is a stolen document. When the con men have to improvise, Richard asks Rodrigo to use his savings to set up the deal. Is Rodrigo being conned? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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By the time you figure it out ...you've been had. See more »


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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24 September 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$283,209 (USA) (10 September 2004)

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$14,688,078 (USA) (20 May 2016)
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Trivia

U. S. adaptation of popular Argentinian film Nueve Reinas (2000) starring Ricardo Darin and Gaston Pauls. See more »

Goofs

Ochoa's son in law claims the US Treasury stopped issuing gold and silver certificates in 1934. In reality, Silver Certificates were printed until 1964 and Gold Certificates until 1933. See more »

Quotes

Richard Gaddis: [speaking to Rodrigo] You have one thing money and practice can't buy - you look like a nice guy.
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Remake of Nine Queens (2000) See more »

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Step Lightly
Written by Dr. Benny Golson
Performed by Louie Bellson
Courtesy of Concord Jazz
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excellent
15 September 2004 | by (Los Angles California) – See all my reviews

I saw the film and loved it. The ending totally threw me. As I drove home I had to rethink the entire film. Every assumptions I had while watching it was wrong. It was a total surprize. Diego is soooo naturally talented; I hope the rest of the world discover him eventually. The rest of the cast was great too. I think the critics who didn't like it were wasting their times comparing it frame for frame with the original film. It would have been nice if they reviewed the film for the millions who've never heard of the original rather than for themselves. I have never seen Nine Queens and I'm glad I didn't because I probably would have been doing the same thing and ruined the experience. I didn't have any preconceived expectations and enjoyed it immensely. Can't wait to see what Diego does next.


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