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After the Sunset (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  12 November 2004 (USA)
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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 All (134) »

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Who will walk away?

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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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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Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,100,392 (USA) (12 November 2004)

Gross:

$11,270,971 (Europe) (6 May 2005)
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Dyan Cannon:  Standing up and clapping at the Laker game from a side-view angle. She is a long-time faithful Lakers fan and appears before Edward Norton's cameo. See more »

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While Sophie is speaking to Stan in the bar after discovering he is an FBI agent, her belt goes from being outside her jacket to inside her jacket between shots. See more »

Quotes

Stan Lloyd: It's okay to be happy to see me. Just because you're English doesn't mean you need to hide your emotions.
Max Burdett: I'm Irish. We let people know how we feel. Now fuck off.
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References To Catch a Thief (1955) See more »

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Mama Lay Lay Lay
Written by Tony Seymour
Performed by Tony Seymour
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25 December 2004 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Someone commenting in these pages put it better when he said that we could rehash this film, analyze it, and make it into what it was not intended to be, but the fact remains that if we had a pleasant time while we were watching, it was well worth the price of admission.

Director Brett Ratner seems to be having great fun directing the movie. He was lucky to get the genius of Dante Spinetti's cinematography to create a movie that is entertaining with great locations. It's a good excuse, as any, to spend time in the theater. While Mr. Ratner is not breaking new ground in this genre, he makes "After the Sunset" fun to watch.

Pierce Brosnan is his usually suave self. His take on Max is to play it with an economy of gestures, as though he is bored by being told what to do. Salma Hayek, on the other hand, adds a beautiful presence to the proceedings without being too obvious. Woody Harrelson is a goofy FBI agent. Heaven help us if they ever are this dumb! Don Cheadle doesn't have much to do, as his character looks as though he was an after thought.

Just pretend you are on vacation in the Bahamas. Nassau never looked this good before!


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