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Focus (2015)

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In the midst of veteran con man Nicky's latest scheme, a woman from his past - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up and throws his plans for a loop.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Smith ... Nicky
Margot Robbie ... Jess
Adrian Martinez ... Farhad
Gerald McRaney ... Owens
Rodrigo Santoro ... Garriga
BD Wong ... Liyuan
Brennan Brown ... Horst
Robert Taylor ... McEwen
Dotan Bonen Dotan Bonen ... Gordon
Griff Furst ... Gareth
Stephanie Honoré ... Janice
David Stanford ... Drunken Stranger
Dominic Fumusa ... Jared
Steve Kim ... Liyuan’s Bodyguard
Don Yesso ... Card Player / Football Coach
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Storyline

Nicky Spurgeon is an extremely accomplished con man who takes an amateur con artist, Jess, under his wing. Nicky and Jess become romantically involved, and with Nicky's profession of being a liar and a cheater for a living, he realizes that deception and love are things that don't go together. They split, only to see each other three years later... And things get messy.

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Never Drop The Con. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

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

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Argentina

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

27 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fokus See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,685,137, 1 March 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$53,862,963

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$159,062,963
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

After the initial cast dropped out, both Ben Affleck and Kristen Stewart took on the leading roles. Later Affleck dropped out due to scheduling conflicts, then Will Smith signed onto the project, at which point Stewart dropped out. It was rumored that it was due to the age difference between her and Smith (yet she and Margot Robbie, who actually got the role, were born on the same year.). See more »

Goofs

When Farhad arrives to Buenos Aires and talks to Jess about being a lesbian, she holds a white cup on her right hand. Immediately after Farhad says that "every time she speaks he smells vagina", Jess isn't holding the cup anymore, but it reappears in the next cut. See more »

Quotes

Nicky: This is a game of focus
[Shows Jess the ring he just stole]
Jess: [Takes ring back] Very clever.
Nicky: Now attention is like a spotlight, and our job, is to dance in the darkness.
[shows her watch he just stole]
Jess: I didn't even feel you take that.
Nicky: The human brain is slow, and it can not multitask.
[shows ring he stole again]
Jess: Jesus.
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Connections

Featured in Masters of Misdirection: The Players in a Con (2015) See more »

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I'm A Manchild
Written and Performed by Bruno Hovart
Courtesy of Soulab Records
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Leave it in his Will
1 February 2017 | by ameivasSee all my reviews

Smith is DOA and the writers don't even know Flip in this under-cooked caper that belongs in a jar with other seldom seen condiments. Every attempt to extract any chemistry from the leads (Smith and Robbie) puts out all the heat you might expect from a post grad party at a rural casino. She may yet eek out a career, but his is shot. The mixture is just foolish. Reviews require ten lines of text. Here come four more:....... ....... ...... ...... ....... ......... ........ ........ .... ...... ......... .......... ............ ............... .......... ....... .......... ......... ........ .......... ......... .......etc.


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