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After the Sunset (2004)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 12 November 2004 (USA)
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The story of what happens after a master thief achieves his last big score, when the F.B.I. Agent who promised he'd capture him, is about to do just that.

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Paul Zbyszewski (story), Paul Zbyszewski (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierce Brosnan ... Max Burdett
Salma Hayek ... Lola Cirillo
Woody Harrelson ... Stan Lloyd
Don Cheadle ... Henri Mooré
Naomie Harris ... Sophie
Chris Penn ... Rowdy Fan
Troy Garity ... Luc
Obba Babatundé ... Zacharias (as Obba Babatunde)
Russell Hornsby ... Jean-Paul
Mykelti Williamson ... Agent Stafford
Rex Linn ... Agent Kowalski
Robert Curtis Brown ... Lakers FBI Agent
Mark Moses ... Lakers FBI Agent
Michael Bowen ... FBI Driver
Tony Ledard Tony Ledard ... Referee
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Storyline

After a successful last score, a master thief retires to an island paradise. His lifelong nemesis, a crafty FBI agent, washes ashore to ensure he's making good on his promise. The pair soon enters into a new game of cat-and-mouse. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Who will walk away?

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Al caer la noche See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,100,392, 14 November 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$28,328,132, 30 January 2005

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$61,347,797, 18 March 2006
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan were offered to film cameos as American police officers (a nod to the Rush Hour franchise, which Brett Ratner also directed), but turned them down. See more »

Goofs

While Sophie is speaking to Stan in the bar after discovering he is an FBI agent, her belt goes from being outside her jacket to inside her jacket between shots. See more »

Quotes

Stan Lloyd: It's okay to be happy to see me. Just because you're English doesn't mean you need to hide your emotions.
Max Burdett: I'm Irish. We let people know how we feel. Now fuck off.
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Connections

References Duel (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Party All the Time
Written by Rick James
Performed by Eddie Murphy
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Well acted entertaining thriller without style
16 January 2005 | by falcon135See all my reviews

This is a somewhat entertaining cat and mouse thriller with Brosnan, Hayek and Harrelson at the top of their game. The film starts out promisingly enough with a diamond heist which is more slapstick than suspenseful.

After the heist Harrelson follows the pair to an island where he believes they plan another big job. As the two male characters get more closely acquainted throughout the film we start to wonder who's tricking who.

Brosnan displays rare emotion in this film. Harrelson escapes his Cheers role by excellently portraying the many sides of what would have been a simple character.Hayek doesn't miss a chance to show off her body, and Don Cheadle's villain was superb. The only problem with that character was that we didn't see enough of him.

The film has some nice scenery and entertaining scenes, particularly the shark capture.Rush hour director Ratner has made a great film, which only really lacks style and good pacing. this film would have been better handled in the reins of, say, Steven Soderbergh.

But nonetheless, a very funny enjoyable film which will please fans of the cast and crew, as well as the movie-going public. It's not up to the standard of Oceans's eleven yet it beats the likes of Ocean's 12. Any fan of the comedy/thriller genre should go see this film, but I will be looking more forward to Rush Hour 3.


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