Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business. The year is 1967 - he's been sent on a mission to Rio de Janeiro, to ... See full summary »
The not so smart Dwayne intends to open a massage parlor with his partner Travis, but he does not have money for the investment. He decides to hire a hit-man to kill his father, The Major, who won a large amount of money in the lottery years ago, but the killer demands US$ 100,000 for the job. Dwayne and Travis kidnap the pizza delivery boy Nick and they dress Nick in a vest with a timer and several bombs. Then Dwayne tells Nick that he has ten hours to rob US$ 100,000 from a bank. Once he does, he would give Nick the code to release the vest. Nick summons his best friend Chet to help him in the heist but the scheme does not work the way Dwayne has plotted. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In the credits, there is a final video where you can see the advertising of the tan local "Major Tan". The web www.majortan.com was really created the 26 of January of 2011 for the movie. See more »
When Nick takes the bomb vest off, his T-shirt is soaked in sweat, but not a minute later when they are driving away, his red shirt is dry. See more »
You're a cold son of a bitch, dad.
That's what it takes, boy. In the Corps, pussies like you wore dresses to keep us entertained.
That's really fuckin' disturbing.
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At the end of the credits, there is an ad for Dwayne's tanning/prostitution parlor, Major Tan. See more »
"Is There Any Love"
Written by Wale Folarin (as Olubowale Victor Akintimehin), Trevor Dandy, Emile Haynie, Kid Cudi (as Scott Mescudi) and Paul Zaza
Performed by Kid Cudi
Courtesy of Universal Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Contains a sample of "Is There Any Love"
Performed by Trevor Dandy
Courtesy of Zaza Productions
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While the premise of this film leaves much room for hilarity, as shown by the promising trailer, it was unable to capitalize on this due to what feels like a lackluster effort on the part of the writers. There are many tell-tale indications of this, such as in the inconsistency of the characters. Palpable tension is generated between characters without any warning, and then it is forgotten by the next scene.
Another glaring issue was the pacing of the story. If you saw the trailer, you would think it centered around this bank robbery by two normal guys. However, this is only one small piece of the movie. The opening was simultaneously slow and somewhat insufficient, then everything sped up tremendously, and then the latter half of the film was dragged out to fill up the remaining time needed for the movie to be taken seriously.
In all, I would rate this film a 6.5/10 since it was still entertaining and done by clearly talented actors. However, note that this is far from their best work, probably because the actors were confused about who their characters were.
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