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The Maiden Heist (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 8 July 2010 (Portugal)
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A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.

Director:

Peter Hewitt

Writer:

Michael LeSieur
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Walken ... Roger Barlow
Joseph McKenna Joseph McKenna ... Lead Villain
Wynn Everett ... Docent
Patricia B. Till Patricia B. Till ... Rude Museum Patron
Marcia Gay Harden ... Rose Barlow
Bhavesh Patel ... Donnie (as Bhavesh R. Patel)
Todd Weeks ... Curator
Philip Dorn Hebert Philip Dorn Hebert ... Needlebaum
Morgan Freeman ... Charles Peterson
William H. Macy ... George McLendon
Jim Chiros Jim Chiros ... Sculptor
Breckin Meyer ... Starving Artist
Stephen Stapinski ... Bob
Bates Wilder ... Warehouse Foreman
Anthony Cascio Anthony Cascio ... Tony (as Anthony M. Cascio)
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Storyline

Three middle-age guards learn that their museum has sold a wing of art to a Danish museum. Each has a favorite in that collection, and none can imagine life without the peace and completion it brings. Though mere acquaintances, they plot a theft of the three pieces between the time they are packed and the time they're loaded onto a plane. First each must obtain a forgery; then, they have to smuggle the forgeries into the museum and find a way to make the switches. The heist is complicated by Roger's intrusive wife - he's promised her a trip to Florida for their anniversary - and George's proclivity for taking his clothes off when standing in front of the warrior statue he loves. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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They're not bad guys. Just bad thieves.

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some strong language, nudity and brief fantasy violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 July 2010 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lonely Maiden See more »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The painting "The Lonely Maiden" was specially created for the film by American Realist artist Jeremy Lipking. See more »

Goofs

During the conversation between Roger and his wife at the door of her room, the door changes between half open in the scenes shot from the hall, to wide open in the scenes shot from inside the room. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lead Villain: I sincerely apologize for disturbing your afternoon. If you relax, and stay calm, you will all be here alive. We have come only for the girl.
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Connections

Features Wheel of Fortune (1983) See more »

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L'Avocado
(FMG)
Written by Jonathan Tunick
Performed by Jonathan Tunick
Courtesy of Yari Music Group, LLC
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Funny...
15 May 2011 | by sedagive42See all my reviews

Of course it was no :Lion in Winter, but it was funny, lighthearted and had 4 good actors in it. If you are a fan of any of them you won't be disappointed. I was surfing and just happened to come across it. Cute and a great way to spend a rainy afternoon. I am sorry some others have taken such a negative view. It does not pretend to be a serious drama, and I am sure Walken, Freeman, Harden and Macy had a great time making it. It plays to characters they have all played.....and there is no blood or gore. I did enjoy the 'getting ready" scenes they played really well..and so what if the background is not what you expected..it is still worth the time..


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