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Mick and Tom are an unlikely father-son team of petty thieves. They've been hired to steal a painting from a museum. By accident, they steal the wrong painting: Denmark's only original Rembrandt masterpiece, worth millions.

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Jannik Johansen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lars Brygmann ... Mick
Jakob Cedergren ... Tom
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Kenneth (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
Nicolas Bro ... Jimmy
Sonja Richter ... Trine
Søren Pilmark ... Bæk
Gordon Kennedy ... Christian
Paprika Steen ... Charlotte
Ulf Pilgaard Ulf Pilgaard ... Flemming
Thomas W. Gabrielsson ... Erik (as Thomas Gabrielsson)
Ole Ernst Ole Ernst ... Frank
Nikolaj Lie Kaas ... Kiosk Karsten
Patrick O'Kane ... Nigel
Martin Wenner ... Toby
Søren Poppel Søren Poppel ... Allan Rocker
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Storyline

Four small-time criminals led by the seasoned, but realistic Mick, unite in a plot to steal a painting from a museum for a businessman who has emotional ties to it. By accident they steal the wrong painting and find themselves with an original Rembrandt worth millions. They eye a getaway from their everyday worries and debts, but instead their problems are only multiplied. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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They made the heist of the century - they just didn't know it.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Official Sites:

Official site (Danish)

Country:

Denmark | UK

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

5 September 2003 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

E Agora?! Roubei um Rembrandt... See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Based on the true story of two men robbing the art collection at Nivågård near Copenhagen, Denmark, of a Rembrandt and a Bellini painting without realizing their immense value. The robbery happened on 29 January 1999, and the two men were sentenced to five years in prison. See more »

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Referenced in Bag om Rembrandt (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

I Love the Nightlife
Performed by Alicia Bridges
Written by Alicia Bridges (as Bridges) & Susan Hutcheson (as Hutcheson)
Licensed by Universal Music A/S
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I really like it, great movie!
7 September 2003 | by snigerigerSee all my reviews

Well, I think this movie is really good, there's comedy, seriousity, a bit of action, love.. everything.. And the fact that it's a Danish movie just makes it better, since I think most Danish movies are bad, but this is defently not. Great actors great story (cuz it's inspired by the art theft in Denmark in 1999).. everything is just great!


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