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After the Sunset (2004)

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The story of what happens after a master thief achieves his last big score, when the FBI agent who promised he'd capture him is about to do just that.

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Storyline

After a successful last score, a master thief retires to an island paradise. His lifelong nemesis, a crafty FBI agent, washes ashore to ensure he's making good on his promise. The pair soon enters into a new game of cat-and-mouse. Written by Anonymous

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diamond | fbi agent | fbi | island | thief | See more »

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Who will walk away?

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Rated PG-13 for sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »

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12 November 2004 (USA)  »

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Al caer la noche  »

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Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$926,887 (Spain) (22 April 2005)

Gross:

$11,270,971 (Europe) (6 May 2005)
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The beach house (exteriors) were filmed at Sycamore Cove State Beach, just north of Malibu. The structure is actually the regional state lifeguard headquarters. See more »

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When Stan and Max are drunk and getting off the fishing boat, Sophie's gun in on her left side. After chasing the intruder off of the cruise ship, her gun is back on her right side. See more »

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Ed: So, uh, what kind of business are you in, Max?
Max Burdett: I have a bunch of sweatshops in the Philippines.
Ed: Oh.
Sheila: Oh.
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Entertaining
2 June 2006 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

After the Sunset sees Pierce Brosnan play an ex-jewel thief in a simple "will the old pro come out of retirement for one last job" movie that is far more entertaining than its unoriginal premise sounds.

Pierce Brosnan takes to his dressed-down James Bond role very well, and the jokes and his style make him a very likable character. Woody Harrelson, the rival FBI agent, puts in a similarly enjoyable performance, and his inept bumblings around the island create some unexpected comic situations between the cop and the thief. It's the relationship between these two (and the compromising situations they find themselves in) that makes the film, as they antagonize each other and almost become buddies toward the end. Their encounters add something fresh and unexpected to the movie's simple formula and make it really entertaining.

Oh, and special mentions have to go out for Don Cheadle and Salma Hayek. Don's character is very funny, and he plays both sides of it well, and as for Salma...let's just say the directors are aware of what their male audience wants to see.

All in all, it's funny, quick, easy to follow, and contains enough little quirks to make After the Sunset an enjoyable and entertaining experience.


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