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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.

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Zacharias (as Obba Babatunde)
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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

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diamond | fbi agent | fbi | island | thief | See All (157) »

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Who will walk away?

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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

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12 November 2004 (USA)  »

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Al caer la noche  »

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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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AMC Theaters and New Line Cinema promoted this movie by placing an ad for a sweepstakes on their large popcorn bags. They misspelled Salma Hayek's last name as "Hayak" on the initial print run, but the error was quickly caught and rectified. See more »

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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 »

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[Max and Lola are eating at a restaurant with an American couple]
Ed: Sheila and I like to swap.
Lola Cirillo: Swap?
Ed: We like to have sex with other couples.
Max Burdett: Check please!
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References Jaws (1975) See more »

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Pretty Blue Eyes
Written by Tony Seymour
Performed by Tony Seymour
Courtesy of Tony Seymour Sr. Songs
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Enjoyable Heist Film
27 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

Pierce Brosnan and Salma Hayek are a pair of diamond thieves fighting an endless cat and mouse game with an FBI agent (Woody Harrelson) until they decide to retire and move down to the Bahamas. When a cruise ship arrives carrying a priceless diamond, the chase begins anew.

After the Sunset is a pretty ordinary movie with some entertaining moments and a lot of gorgeous scenery. It won't challenge the viewer at all but it will offer a pretty enjoyable ride. The premise is fairly simple and it is nothing really new. Brett Ratner keeps things easy and safe as he moves the film at a nice pace. The opening scene is pretty funny and nicely done. The middle is also pretty good yet a little dull while the ending is just plain disappointing. I was expecting a nice payoff but the ending was so simple. This didn't ruin the movie but it doesn't warrant a viewing either.

The acting is pretty good and there are a few characters that keep the film interesting. Pierce Brosnan stars as Max and he gives a good performance. He sometimes looked a little tired but he usually seemed to be having fun. Woody Harrelson is great as the FBI agent and he looks to be having a great time. Salma Hayek offers great eye candy and a decent performance. She doesn't really do anything special except look very beautiful. Don Cheadle gives an okay performance though he doesn't get a lot of screen time.

There are a few reasons why After the Sunset would make for a good rental. First, the scenery looks great and eye candy never hurts. Second, the chemistry between Brosnan and Harrelson is surprisingly good and it is fun to watch them on screen. Third, those looking for some escapist fun should find it with this film. Last but not least, Salma Hayek looks amazing. I would have preferred a little more substance but the movie proved to be entertaining. In the end, After the Sunset isn't worth checking out in theaters but it could make for a decent rental. Rating 6/10


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