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Columbus Day (2008)

A thief tries to fix the damage done during the biggest heist of his career.

Director:

Charles Burmeister
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Val Kilmer ... John Cologne
Bobb'e J. Thompson ... Antoine
Richard Edson ... Manny
Marg Helgenberger ... Alice
Ivana Milicevic ... Cheryl
Lobo Sebastian ... Jimmy Espinosa
Michael Muhney ... Detective Daniels
Sean Blakemore ... Officer Walters
Wilmer Valderrama ... Max
Ashley Johnson ... Alana
Mark Kelly ... Leonard
Miles Platt ... Edward
Jack McGee ... Paul
Courtney Thomas ... Woman
Shelley Malil ... Babul
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Storyline

A thief tries to fix the damage done during the biggest heist of his career.

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Taglines:

A Brilliant Thief. His Final Heist. The Score of a Lifetime. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Charles Burmeister's script for Columbus Day won the Chesterfield Screenwriting Fellowship sponsored by Paramount Pictures and was named Top 30 of 5,500 scripts in the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' Nicholl Fellowship. See more »

Goofs

Most readily apparent during close ups of Johnny inserting coins into the pay phone, beginning with the phone call that Johnny makes to Manny to warn him, and subsequent call, the type of pay phone Johnny is using, changes repeatedly from one that has the coin slot towards the left side and the coin return lever to the right side, to the type that has the coin slot to the extreme right and the return lever towards the center and back again. See more »

Quotes

John Cologne: After I'm done talking to you, I feel good.
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Connections

References Wheel of Fortune (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

They Took The Fall
Music by Michael A. Levine
Lyrics by Carolee Mann
Performed by Carolee Mann
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Fantastic, I loved it
26 November 2012 | by lydia-chaseSee all my reviews

I don't know what movie a few of those reviewers were watching because this is Val Kilmer at his best. Columbus Day is a fantastic film all of the way through. I absolutely loved it.

To start, the acting is superb. Even more importantly is the exquisite way in which this film was shot. The attention to detail, high level camera work and manner in which the story unfolded and was depicted was beyond impressive.

I was also fully engrossed in the story and the romantic plot was organic and engrossing. I think that this film is totally underrated and deserves high level praise because it was a seriously captivating and entertaining watch for me.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 June 2010 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Az utolsó meló See more »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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