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The Art of the Steal (2013)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 20 June 2014 (UK)
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Crunch Calhoun, a semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get his old gang back together to pull off one last heist.

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Guy de Cornet
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Lola
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Interpol Agent Bick
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Storyline

Crunch Calhoun (Kurt Russell), a third rate motorcycle daredevil and semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get back into the con game and pull off one final lucrative art theft with his untrustworthy brother, Nicky (Matt Dillon). Reassembling the old team, Crunch comes up with a plan to steal a priceless historical book, but the successful heist leads to another far riskier plan devised by Nicky. They fail to realize each other's separate agendas when their plan goes awry in this con movie about honor, revenge and the bonds of brotherhood. Written by Production

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It takes a great artist to pull off the perfect con

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language throughout including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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20 June 2014 (UK)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$39,670 (USA) (14 March 2014)

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$61,446 (USA) (21 March 2014)
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Trivia

Matt Dillon is actually American and not Swedish See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie action in set in Warsaw but what we see is obviously Budapest with Danube and famous Chain Bridge (Széchenyi lánchíd). See more »

Quotes

Interpol Agent Bick: Let me ask you a question. You ever seen the inside of Sing Sing?
Francie Tobin: I haven't
Interpol Agent Bick: Cause I know a lot of guys who would like to fuck you inside there.
Francie Tobin: You hitting on me?
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References The King's Speech (2010) See more »

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Righteous Smoke
Written by Jeremy Widerman, Jon Harvey, Steve Kiley, and Brandon Bliss
Performed by Monster Truck
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Great Movie.
28 August 2014 | by (Colorado Springs, CO) – See all my reviews

Maybe it was because I didn't expect much from this movie, but I really liked it. Great plot twist keep you guessing until the end. Suggested it to my coworkers and one said, "it was obvious what was going to happen, but then it took a turn and I was way off."

Everyone I've suggested it to said they liked it and I know some real movie critics. I also liked "The Score" with Robert De Niro and Edward Norton, maybe I am a sucker for a good "bad" heist movie. I really think this will become a cult classic, it's the box office flops that do. It's a cast of actors/actresses that you like and characters you will fall for. You won't be disappointed.


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