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The Art of the Steal (2013)

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Crunch Calhoun, a semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get his old gang back together to pull off one last heist.

Director:

Jonathan Sobol

Writer:

Jonathan Sobol
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kurt Russell ... Crunch Calhoun
Matt Dillon ... Nicky Calhoun
Jay Baruchel ... Francie Tobin
Kenneth Welsh ... 'Uncle' Paddy MacCarthy
Chris Diamantopoulos ... Guy de Cornet
Katheryn Winnick ... Lola
Jason Jones ... Interpol Agent Bick
Terence Stamp ... Samuel Winter
Devon Bostick ... Ponch
Elle Downs ... Female Border Guard
Durward Allan Durward Allan ... Julius Friedman
Dax Ravina ... Sunny
Jasmin Geljo ... Detective Brodowski
Vieslav Krystyan ... Detective Kumik
Stephen McHattie ... Dirty Ernie
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Storyline

Crunch Calhoun (Kurt Russell), a third rate motorcycle daredevil and semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get back into the con game and pull off one final lucrative art theft with his untrustworthy brother, Nicky (Matt Dillon). Reassembling the old team, Crunch comes up with a plan to steal a priceless historical book, but the successful heist leads to another far riskier plan devised by Nicky. They fail to realize each other's separate agendas when their plan goes awry in this con movie about honor, revenge and the bonds of brotherhood. Written by Production

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Taglines:

It takes a great artist to pull off the perfect con

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When Crunch tells Nicky that Francie is his apprentice, Nicky makes a comment about Crunch being a wizard. Jay Baruchel, who plays Francie, starred as a wizard's apprentice in The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010). See more »

Goofs

When Sunny is pointing the flintlock pistol at Crunch it is not ready to fire because the Frizzen should be in the down position to hold the priming gunpowder. See more »

Quotes

Francie Tobin: Interpol? Fucking Interpol? I'm not going to fucking prison! I'm not cut out for that shit. Have you seen these fucking arms, man? These wet noodles will prevent very few prison rapes.
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Connections

References The King's Speech (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

In Dreams
Written by Roy Orbison
Performed by Roy Orbison
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User Reviews

 
surprise! nice one!
15 March 2014 | by siwakaSee all my reviews

Seldom writing reviews, but this one deserved it... just because it got such a low rating.... the movie fulfills the promise of the genre - it's a heist movie, with a bit of comedy in it, and actually funny comedy... and it has interesting plot, with good twist... the acting could be better, the camera could be better, the story could have been better...everything could have been better, but then it would be another movie. This movie deserves higher rating, if for no other reason, then just because it delivers the promised. it s not a masterpiece, it s just a good movie to watch when you want to be entertained... not many movies these days do so, so i must say: bravo,finally!


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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

20 June 2014 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fix See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,003, 16 March 2014

Gross USA:

$64,065

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,450
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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