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Heartbreakers (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 23 March 2001 (USA)
A mother and daughter con team seduce and scam wealthy men.

Director:

David Mirkin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sigourney Weaver ... Angela Nardino / Max Conners / Ulga Yevanova
Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Wendy / Page Conners / Jane Helstrom
Ray Liotta ... Dean Cumanno / Vinny Staggliano
Jason Lee ... Jack Withrowe
Anne Bancroft ... Gloria Vogal / Barbara
Jeffrey Jones ... Mr. Appel
Gene Hackman ... William B. Tensy
Nora Dunn ... Miss Madress
Julio Oscar Mechoso ... Leo
Ricky Jay ... Dawson's Auctioneer
Sarah Silverman ... Linda
Zach Galifianakis ... Bill
Michael Hitchcock ... Dr. Arnold Davis
Pierre Gonneau Pierre Gonneau ... Priest at First Wedding
Shawn Colvin ... Minister at Second Wedding
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Storyline

Max and Page are a mother and daughter con team. Max seduces wealthy men into marrying her, then Page seduces them into infidelity so Max can rake them over the divorce court coals. And then it's on to the next victim. Written by Greg Bulmash <greg@imdb.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

This is not a simple work... This is a family business! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex-related content including dialogue | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

23 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

heartBREAKeRS See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,801,323, 25 March 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$40,336,607

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$57,756,408
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Norman Reedus turned down the role of Jack Withrowe. See more »

Goofs

When Tensy's body falls off the balcony and lands on the ground below, it's a very obvious dummy (the leg that falls out of the sheet). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Priest at First Wedding: Do you, Angela Nardino, take Dean Cumanno as your lawfully wedded husband? To love, honor, and obey, 'til death do you part?
Angela Nardino: I do.
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Alternate Versions

According to director David Mirkin some scenes where changed due to pressure from the MPAA to give the film a R rating:
  • The scene at the beginning where Ray Liotta and Sigourney Weaver are laying on the bed was edited so you don't see Ray kissing an "objectionable area".
  • Jennifer Love Hewitts line "Piss off" (in the bar) originally was "fuck off".
  • In the Russian restaurant one line by Elya Baskin was subtitled "Can I tickle you with my big Russian sausage?" but originally it was "May I tickle your breast with my 'Russian love tool'?"
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Connections

Referenced in Yes Man (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

The Best Is Yet to Come
Written by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh
Performed by Michael Andrew and Swingerhead
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Romantic Comedy (Not Exactly)
7 March 2004 | by mjw2305See all my reviews

The film was billed as a romantic comedy, but I didn't see it that way. It's certainly a comedy (with a little romance) but this is far closer to Dirty Rotten Scoundrels than Pretty Woman.

Anyway, when i watched it i found the film to be one of the best comedies i've seen for years. Its about a sexy mother and daughter pairing of Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love-Hewitt who basically marry men for their money; every character seems to be double crossing every other character, and it makes for terrific viewing.

Each member of the cast puts in a top performance, the characters are all intelligently written and the story is very strong and interesting.

I have to recommend this movie to anyone who enjoys a good laugh, this is definitely not just a another chick flick, it is a brilliantly funny movie. 8/10


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