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The Hard Easy (2006)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  22 May 2007 (USA)
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Two separate teams of jewel thieves, one low-rent and one upscale, both desperate, converge on the same score at the exact same time, and a simple job turns out very complicated and very bloody.

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Paul Weston
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Gene
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In Los Angeles, the gambler Paul Weston is a loser, and owes a lot of money to the dangerous mobster Freddie. When he is brutally beaten and the life of his former wife is threatened by the Freddie, his acquaintance bartender Vinnie sends him to Dr. Charlie Brooks first and then he convinces him to participate of a heist in the jewelry district with the professional thief Gene to raise the necessary money to pay his debt. Meanwhile, the stock market broker Roger Hargitay finds that the company where he works embezzled US$ 5,000,000.00 from their clients and he will be arrested in a couple of days. His boss Ed Koster convinces Roger and two co-workers to participate in an easy robbery of a jewelry planned by an inside man. On Saturday morning, both gangs arrive in the same jewelry for the same heist at the same time. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Two Gangs, One Heist....Only the Lucky Survive.


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Rated R for violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »
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On the wall of Dr. Charlie's office is a display of her father's U.S. Marine Corps awards. Among these is the Combat Action Ribbon, which is awarded only to those who actively participated in combat. But the display's Vietnam Service Medal ribbon has no campaign stars on it to indicate battle participation. See more »

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[first lines]
Saleswoman: Over here... Good morning.
Delivery guy: Good morning. What, uh, What's with all the suits?
Saleswoman: Some big dealer thing.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.159 (2012) See more »

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The Hard Easy
Written by David Calzaretta and Jimmy Riley
Performed by David Calzaretta and Jimmy Riley
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Very interesting story!
8 January 2007 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I read the previous user comment on "The hard easy" and expected the worst. The person said "If u liked this, really, spare no costs, have a brain surgery...". Sad to say, this person must have not seen this movie or needs a brain surgery himself in my opinion. I would say easily that this is the better action I have seen in a long time and that's why I give it 8/10. Names like David Boreanaz, Bruce Dern, Gary Busey and Peter Weller probably made this movie a bit more interesting than it should have been. I will give "The hard easy" extra credit for showing off David Boreanaz very nice shaped upper body. Yummy! Anyway, this is not a movie for highly religious people. The F*** word is there a lot. Actually, that is a word used in every other sentence. But besides that, the story was fun and twisting. The acting was good, even from Nick Lachey who I was not to sure about since he is a musician and has not done much before this. I assure everyone who has some IQ and liked this movie that you don't need a brain surgery! Watch "The hard easy", it is a very interesting movie and if you watch it to the end, you would get the point of this movie as well.


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