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Life of Crime (2013)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  29 August 2014 (Bahamas)
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Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.

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Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.

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Right target. Wrong woman.

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and violence | See all certifications »

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29 August 2014 (Bahamas)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$131,422 (USA) (29 August 2014)

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$261,695 (USA) (19 September 2014)
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"Wanna fuck?" Melanie says same thing to Louis in Jackie Brown (1997). See more »

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The brand of golf ball used in the Bahamas scene is "Noodle Long and Soft" which were introduced 25 years after the setting of the picture. See more »

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Mickey Dawson: [talking about Melanie] She looks like a million bucks.
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References Goodfellas (1990) See more »

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Produced by Brett Boyett
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Life of Crime, waste of time
12 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

It's an interesting film that's trying to be a dark comedy but it's not as dark as I would have expected, which made the laughs long in-between.

I've seen this type of comedy in which the victim befriends the captives because their life was not as put together as hoped. This one takes a slower dramatic pace.

Their were some pretty top notch actors in the film like Tim Robbins, John Hawkes and even Mos Def. It's interesting that Jennifer Aniston took on such a small picture, but maybe they thought her appearance would put people in seats(which I guess is true).

Thought the story was good but the pace of the movie just puts me to sleep (Maybe I actually missed the really fun parts while snoring). Don't kill your time with this one.


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