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The Maiden Heist (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 8 July 2010 (Portugal)
A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.

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Docent
Patricia B. Till ...
Rude Museum Patron
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Donnie (as Bhavesh R. Patel)
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Philip Dorn Hebert ...
Needlebaum
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Jim Chiros ...
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Warehouse Foreman
Anthony Cascio ...
Tony (as Anthony M. Cascio)
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Three middle-age guards learn that their museum has sold a wing of art to a Danish museum. Each has a favorite in that collection, and none can imagine life without the peace and completion it brings. Though mere acquaintances, they plot a theft of the three pieces between the time they are packed and the time they're loaded onto a plane. First each must obtain a forgery; then, they have to smuggle the forgeries into the museum and find a way to make the switches. The heist is complicated by Roger's intrusive wife - he's promised her a trip to Florida for their anniversary - and George's proclivity for taking his clothes off when standing in front of the warrior statue he loves. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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They're not bad guys. Just bad thieves.

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for some strong language, nudity and brief fantasy violence | See all certifications »

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8 July 2010 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

The Lonely Maiden  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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The painting "The Lonely Maiden" was specially created for the film by American Realist artist Jeremy Lipking. See more »

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During the conversation between Roger and his wife at the door of her room, the door changes between half open in the scenes shot from the hall, to wide open in the scenes shot from inside the room. See more »

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Lead Villain: I sincerely apologize for disturbing your afternoon. If you relax, and stay calm, you will all be here alive. We have come only for the girl.
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Features Wheel of Fortune (1983) See more »

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You Are So Beautiful
Written by George Acogny & Kamil Rustam
Performed by The Worldbeaters
Courtesy of Yari Music Group, LLC
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Don't go with the rating
5 July 2010 | by See all my reviews

Well it's quite a surprise for me that this movie being so funny is lowly rated. What's worth watching is the star cast,and above all the plot. The movie gets even more interesting towards the end. The role of Rose played by Marcia Harden is too good and she nicely fits into the role. This movie will definitely give good hearty laughs,don't miss out on this. Although they could have got more comic element into it but, still its good entertainment. The characters of Roger,George and Charles are outstanding. Roger has the uncanny habit of getting into embarrassing situations. Roger does most of the comedy. A real thumbs up for this movie.


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