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The Big Bang (2010)

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A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper. A simple job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead.

Director:

Tony Krantz

Writer:

Erik Jendresen

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Banderas ... Ned Cruz
Thomas Kretschmann ... Frizer
William Fichtner ... Poley
Sienna Guillory ... Julie Kestral / Lexie Persimmon
Delroy Lindo ... Skeres
Autumn Reeser ... Fay Neman
James Van Der Beek ... Adam Nova
Sam Elliott ... Simon Kestral
Jimmi Simpson ... Niels Geck
Bill Duke ... Drummer
Rebecca Mader ... Zooey Wigner
Robert Maillet ... Anton 'The Pro' Protopov
Snoop Dogg ... Puss
Robert Ernie Lee Robert Ernie Lee ... Russell
Rachel Handler Rachel Handler ... Minkowski's Stripper
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Storyline

A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper, but the job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead. From the mean streets of Los Angeles to the desolate desert of New Mexico, Cruz must contend with a brutal Russian boxer, three brash LAPD detectives, an aged billionaire looking for the Big Bang, and the billionaire's stunningly gorgeous wife. The solution to the mystery will cost ten lives, net thirty million dollars and just might explain everything.

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Their search for the ultimate missing person. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong sexual content, nudity, violence and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The first decision made by Director Tony Krantz was to shoot the movie in color, because the majority of the noir films are in black and white. See more »

Goofs

The Thunderbird Antonio is driving in most of the movie has no back seat, just half moon headrests that go into the back deck. In the last scene as they are driving away, the waitress and the gecko/lizard are in a backseat. See more »

Quotes

Ned Cruz: Niels Geck calculated the probability that Anton Protopov would find him. And based on his result, he bought himself a gun.
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Quick, simple Review
21 January 2011 | by xllenceSee all my reviews

I really liked the noir style of the movie, but it looses a bit in the end. Nice and complicated plot that keeps you in mystery until the end but the use of metaphors between the plot and physics are not always very good. Banderas (havent seen him in a while) gives a very good performance. The use of special effects is absolutely genius. The director is playing with smoke, light and colors in such a way that the outcome is just beautiful.

The movie plot and atmosphere get a 10/10, but counting and the "buts" i put a 8/10.

In general, very good movie, very good actors, a must see for noir lovers and not only.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 2011 (Bahrain) See more »

Also Known As:

The diamond job See more »

Filming Locations:

Washington, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$159,991
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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