5.3/10
316
3 user 2 critic

Capers (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 27 November 2009 (USA)
Trailer
1:32 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

Three teams of criminals share the same Brooklyn block, but each exists in a separate genre of film. The Amateurs are trapped in a 1970's anti-hero movie. The Sputniks live in black and white. The Moolies can't escape their rap video life.

Director:

Reviews
2 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A comedy writer's need for approval leads him to a wonder elixir that bends his world into a surreal landscape of comedy tropes, which forces him to explore his own worth outside the writer's room.

Director: Christian Gridelli
Stars: Joe Hursley, Steve Lemme, Karisa Bruin
Freeloaders (2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A group of slackers who are living for free in a rock star's mansion find their sweet lives threatened when the musician decides to sell his pad.

Director: Dan Rosen
Stars: Josh Lawson, Clifton Collins Jr., Brit Morgan
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The owner of a Miami restaurant indebted to the mob institutes a contest to see what waiter can earn the most money in one night.

Director: Kevin Heffernan
Stars: Michael Clarke Duncan, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A student falls in love with a fellow student who is defending his buddies in university court. He "proves his love" (more like his masculinity) to her by playing rugby against her ex-boyfriend.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar
Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme
Fat Man Little Boy (Video 2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Directors: Robert Barocci, Kevin Heffernan
Stars: Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

The best part of any marriage is consummating it. However, after 3 months of a sexless marriage, Dan finds himself in the throes of casual sex with another woman. Dan decides the only way ... See full summary »

Director: Daryl Goldberg
Stars: Josh Alexander, Christina Brucato, Lyman Chen
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Tired of being on the wagon, two stoners get voluntarily mixed up in the plot to rip off a shady figure known as Mr. Big.

Director: Mekhi Phifer
Stars: Ronnie Warner, Danny Masterson, Mekhi Phifer
MOCKpocalypse (TV Series 2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Top comedians, actors and musicians talk about topics in music from years past.

Stars: Neil W. Garguilo, Dave Holmes, Ryan Stout
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A film noir buff has his life turned on end by a femme fatale with a big adventure in mind.

Director: Paul Soter
Stars: Cillian Murphy, Lucy Liu, Jason Sudeikis
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Jon Mackey
Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Peter Greathouse, Kevin Heffernan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Fitz
...
Ronald
Aysan Celik ...
Lana
Michael Cecchi ...
Dino
...
Maya
...
Slava
...
Samantha
...
Mercy
...
Connie
...
Moose (as muMs da Schemer)
...
Bo
...
Big Jim
...
Emily
...
Douglas
Brett Halsey ...
Curtis
Edit

Storyline

Three teams of criminals share the same Brooklyn block, but each exists in a separate genre of film. The Amateurs are trapped in a 1970's anti-hero movie. The Sputniks live in black and white. The Moolies can't escape their rap video life. But they all share a hatred of Connie, a racist local pawn shop owner and mafia widow. So when Connie has a heart attack, each team decides it's time to find out what's inside her legendary safe. Unfortunately they all plan their big score for the same night. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 November 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Brooklyn Heist  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hilarious!
11 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to view Capers during the Fort Lauderdale (Florida) Film Festival. Capers is a must-see movie, especially for current or former New Yorkers. This movie is funny for a wide range of audiences, though. The characters are over-the-top versions of their real-life counterparts, especially the owner of the pawn shop. The movie is not "typical" by any standards. It is an extraordinary and unusual creation. The music is ultra-appropriate and original. As soon as this movie is released widely, please rush to see it! I rarely laugh at any movie or TV show, but I thought Capers was hysterical, so my recommendation is authentic.


7 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page