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Gambit (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 21 November 2012 (UK)
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An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.

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Gunboy
Brodie Ross ...
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Mr Dunlop
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Gas Station Cashier
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Rodeo PA Man
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Cowboy 1 (Merle) (as Terence Parks)
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Grandma Merle
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Curator Harry Deane is an expert in fine art, but he's equally accomplished in taking abuse from his insolent boss. That's about to change. The plan - trick the avid art collector into buying a fake Monet painting. To assist in the heist, Deane hires a rowdy Texas cowgirl to help him fool the richest man in England. But as the plan begins to unravel, Deane finds he is falling in love with the rodeo queen, ensuing further complications. Written by Anonymous

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A fake masterpiece. The perfect plan. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for some suggestive content, partial nudity and a rude gesture | See all certifications »

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Гамбит  »

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Jennifer Aniston was considered for the role of PJ Puznowski. See more »

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In the karaoke scene PJ takes off her hairpin with her right hand while holding the microphone in her left. In the next shot the microphone is in her right hand and the hairpin is in her left. See more »

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The Major: [narrating] This is the story of my brave, foolish friend Harry Deane. Mr. Deane's work as a curator in London had gone, he felt, largely unappreciated. He told me of countless insults suffered at the hands of his employer, Lionel Shahbandar, media tycoon, art collector, and an absolute brute of a fellow.
Lionel Shahbandar: [covered in mud] Do not touch my person! You, idiot...
Man: Yes, my lord.
Lionel Shahbandar: ...give me your boot.
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Opening credits are shown over cartoon characters performing odd actions with artwork and elevators. See more »

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Featured in Projector: Gambit (2012) See more »

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Smokin N Drinkin
Performed by Robby Armstrong
Written by Robby Armstrong and Darrell Brown
Published by Robby Armstrong Music & Grey Ink Music
Admin by Kobalt
Master courtesy of Seeding Stars Inc
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Not Colin's best
12 July 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I was prepared to like this film as I'd seen the original Gambit. This film however, had a completely different story line. Colin Firth does his best with it and there are a couple of smiley moments, especially when he loses his trousers climbing round a hotel ledge but it is not enough. The film is very short, and when it ends you wonder what possessed the Coen Brothers to make it. Cameron Diaz is extremely irritating and the character goes nowhere. Tom Courtenay was wasted in his role and some of the so called funny situations are too contrived ie when they book into the London hotel. The twists in the tale aren't twists at all, just cop outs. It just seems a pointless film and is not clever or funny enough. Colin Firth is a brilliant actor but sometimes his lightweight film choices are very strange. A disappointment.


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