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Columbus Day (2008)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  26 June 2010 (Spain)
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A thief tries to fix the damage done during the biggest heist of his career.

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A thief tries to fix the damage done during the biggest heist of his career.

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A Brilliant Thief. His Final Heist. The Score of a Lifetime. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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26 June 2010 (Spain)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Producer Kevin Spacey and Trigger Street Productions sold the movie to producer Elie Samaha against the wishes of the director and cast, who viewed the film as an indie drama and thought Samaha's involvement would compromise the film. See more »

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Most readily apparent during close ups of Johnny inserting coins into the pay phone, beginning with the phone call that Johnny makes to Manny to warn him, and subsequent call, the type of pay phone Johnny is using, changes repeatedly from one that has the coin slot towards the left side and the coin return lever to the right side, to the type that has the coin slot to the extreme right and the return lever towards the center and back again. See more »

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A Return To Form For Val Kilmer
5 May 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

After seeing the horrendous 'Conspiracy' I had almost lost faith in kilmer all together. However this movie is a return to form. The little black kid he talks to in the park is a great character and really helps Val along with his own demons.

For a low budget flick it works well and the acting is superb, especially the kid, top little actor, I expect to see more from this dude.

The plot all be it simple is effective and pretty much the entire movie transpires in echo park. The romance sub-plot works well and didn't feel like it was just thrown in their and overall was a good movie with some tense parts throughout and a great ending.

I recommend it to Val Kilmers fans and anyone else for that matter.

By no means a Hollywood blockbuster but taking into account a tiny budget, linear setting and some good acting...

I give it 8/10 Well worth a look.


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