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Stand Up Guys (2012)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  1 February 2013 (USA)
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A pair of aging stickup men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment - to kill his comrade.

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Claphands
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After 28 years, Val gets out of prison, and his friend Doc picks him up. The local mob boss, Claphands, wants Val dead (Claphands' son died in a robbery and he blames Val) and Doc has until morning to kill him. It's a long night: Val wants to party - they visit a cat house, Val needs Viagra, they break into a pharmacy. After midnight, they pick up Hirsch, their old wheelman, drive the city in a stolen car. They visit the cat house, help a woman in distress, bury a body, and eat at Doc's hangout, a café where the waitress, Alex, is cheerful. The sun rises, Claphands wants Val dead, and Val, who has figured out his fate, is resigned. Is there anything left to take care of? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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They don't make 'em like they used to.

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language, sexual content, violence and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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1 February 2013 (USA)  »

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Stand Up Guys  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,486,390 (USA) (1 February 2013)

Gross:

$3,301,046 (USA) (1 March 2013)
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Goofs

When Val and Doc are in the haberdashery admiring their new suits, the analog clock in the background shows 2:45 (AM or PM makes no difference)but the timeline is after breakfast in the morning. At the end of the scene, Val asks Doc for the time and he states, "It's time" alluding to the deadline (time) carried throughout the movie. The clock is obviously wrong. See more »

Quotes

Val: So, what'll it be. Chew gum, or kick ass.
Doc: I'm all outta gum.
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Connections

References They Live (1988) See more »

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Papa Was Stoned
Written by Steve Raskin, Rob Myers, Jon Horvath, & Sid Barcelona
Performed by Fort Knox Five
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Totally Entertaining
17 January 2013 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

I'm not one who often writes reviews and I had absolutely no idea what to expect from this Movie. What can I say - Pacino was Spectacular and Walken is - well, he's Walken. As brilliant as he was in The Deer Hunter. The Duo make a stunning and very humorous Duo and certain parts of the Movie will definitely have you in stitches. I'm not going to say anything about the plot but I highly recommend this Movie to any potential Viewers. Filled with Witty Humour and sharp Sarcasm, the Movie tends to get one thinking about different aspects of Life. A Fun Movie - and though a bit slow, I was fixed on the Screen. Pacino and Walken make some of the Newer Actors look like true Amateurs - Watch it

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