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(2008)

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Originally set up in 2002 with Tony Scott directing, Robert De Niro playing Amand Degas, and Quentin Tarantino playing Richie Nix.
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All the scenes involving corrupt cop Ferris Britton (Johnny Knoxville) were cut from the final movie because test screenings audiences didn't like the character.
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The film's history traces back to when the project was originally at Miramax under Disney's banner around 1995, when the Weinsteins were running that division. This is one of several projects that they took with them when they sold their stake of Miramax to Disney outright in 2005 and then announced a distribution deal with MGM soon after that this film was among those such as Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Clerks II (2006) and 1408 (2007) to name a few.
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The script had uncredited rewrites by late producer/directors Sydney Pollack and Anthony Minghella. The film was also dedicated to their memory in the end credits.
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The release date changed several times because the film has undergone a series of re-shoots after it's original completion date in January 2006.
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Bruce Willis was originally set to star as Wayne Colson after he acquired the rights for the film in 1989.
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Viggo Mortensen and Justin Timberlake were considered for the roles of Wayne Colson and Richie Nix, respectively.
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Richie's line about working a bank job in Missouri is a reference to Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 2007 movie The Lookout, where the plot revolves around a bank robbery at the bank where he works.
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