Juggling angry Russians, the British Mi5, and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain a code that leads to lost Nazi gold.
Jacob Asch is hired by Gerald McMurty to find his ex-wife Laine and their son in Palm Springs. Jacob finds Laine and a teenager named Donnie who may or may not be Gerald's son. He also ... See full summary »
In a fitting nod to Seattle's music scene Ellie's sea horses are named Kurt and Courtney. See more »
When Ellie and Charlie park the motor-home to see the guy with information on where Matthew is, it is pulled off perpendicular to the road. When they are shown getting out, the motor-home is parallel to the road. See more »
Musicians - I mean, men - are toxic to me. And you're both, so, nothing personal.
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> This film is credited to Paul Newman: an inspiration, mentor, cheering squad, and darn good reason a gal could still have trouble finding a gent to fill his boots See more »
The DVD was finally released so I had a chance to see the movie. I wanted to see it primarily because of the superb cast and I wasn't disappointed by a single one of them. But I do wonder how they got the 8 figure salary Johnny Depp to play a bit role. The story didn't move me partly because the characters weren't fleshed out. One sentence or two was all the viewer was given in the way of background. Tom Hayden's character for instance is wealthy but is he really the buffoon who would marry a hooker who is secretly married and blatantly seeking to make Hayden's character become more materialistic? Johnny Depp's character is described as a "shit." Why? We're never told. It's really a tribute to the cast that this movie exists and damn near works.
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