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Duplicity (2009)

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A pair of corporate spies who share a steamy past hook up to pull off the ultimate con job on their respective bosses.

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Storyline

Ray works for MI6, Claire for the CIA. She burns him in Dubai. Jump ahead five years: he sees her in Grand Central and confronts her. Both now work in industrial security for corporate giants whose CEOs hate each other. Flashbacks fill us in: is it coincidence that he sees her in Grand Central? In about a week, one of the firms is going to announce a revolutionary product. Under the guise of helping that corporation's rival, can Ray and Claire work their own theft and find an independent buyer? To work together, using the corporate rivalry to their advantage, they would have to trust one another - difficult, if not impossible. Or, is one playing the other? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Outwit. Outspy. Outsmart. Outplay. Then get out.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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20 March 2009 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£796,244 (UK) (20 March 2009)

Gross:

$40,559,930 (USA) (22 May 2009)
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Trivia

The character of Claire Stenwick is named for classic-era movie actress Barbara Stanwyck. See more »

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When Ray catches up Claire in Rome, her hair length changes: when Ray followed her, it was on a short ponytail/bun but ends up to be on her shoulder when they face. See more »

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Ray Koval: [referring to the thong Claire found in his wardrobe] I've been loyal to you. The only woman who's been in this apartment is the landlady and she couldn't wear that thing as a wristband.
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A disappointment
29 March 2009 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I really wanted to like this film, Julia Roberts and Clive Owen two very good actors but no, I couldn't get to grips with the plot and characterisations or lack of either. I wasn't convinced Owen and Roberts were close despite the various romantic interludes in flashback. It seemed it was trying to be Ocean's 11 or 12. It failed. About twenty minutes into the movie the game plan was obvious, after that is was sitting it out to the end because I'd paid for it. The one saving grace was Giamatti and Wilkinson's performances they were brilliantly over the top. I hope they all turn up in a decent movie very soon.


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