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

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$61,446 (USA) (21 March 2014)
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Matt Dillon is actually American and not Swedish See more »

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The Romanian flag is visible in many shots at the beginning of the movie. Moreover at min 26.29 the Romanian Palace of Parliament is clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Francie Tobin: Interpol? Fucking Interpol? I'm not going to fucking prison! I'm not cut out for that shit. Have you seen these fucking arms, man? These wet noodles will prevent very few prison rapes.
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References The King's Speech (2010) See more »

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1880
Written by M. Miller and B. Black
Performed by The Pack A.D.
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A very decent comedy thriller could have been better
16 April 2014 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Just saw the movie. It was a very decent movie. You do expect the actors to do what they were suppose to do. Kurt's Elvis was a bit copied from 3000 miles but rest was good. Comedy was good. One thing that was sh*t was the score, I wish they had some better people in music department. Jay was what he is in every movie, a excited kid, which was a bit boring. Rest of the guys were up to it. But the movie is worth watching. To be honest the only thing movie lacks is the major finance, which I believe kills the new idea. I would still thing that it is worth a watch and to be criticized on, But a very good effect.

Plz do watch and decide for yourself.


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