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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 19 October 2018 (USA)
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Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.

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David Lowery

Writers:

David Lowery, David Grann (based on the New Yorker article by)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Redford ... Forrest Tucker
Sissy Spacek ... Jewel
Casey Affleck ... John Hunt
Danny Glover ... Teddy
Tom Waits ... Waller
Tika Sumpter ... Maureen Hunt
Ari Elizabeth Johnson ... Abilene
Teagan Johnson ... Tyler
Gene Jones ... Mr. Owens
John David Washington ... LT. Kelley
Barlow Jacobs ... Offerman
Augustine Frizzell ... Sandra
Jennifer Joplin ... Martha
Lisa DeRoberts ... Helen the Teller
Carter Bratton Carter Bratton ... Local News Anchor
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Storyline

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest's commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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It's not about making a living. It's about living. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Old Man & the Gun See more »

Filming Locations:

Bethel, Ohio, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$142,131, 30 September 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,252,308, 13 January 2019
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In an interview he gave during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, Robert Redford talked about this comedic film being a good note to end on, since the actor wanted his "last acting job to be fun." See more »

Goofs

Forrest is arrested in 1981 at the age of 74, which puts his birth year at 1907. But a flashback shows him as a tween breaking out of a juvenile center in 1936--when he would have been 29. See more »

Quotes

Forrest Tucker: Let's take this place. Say it was a bank and say that counter up there was really a tellers window and you just walk in, look calm and so you just walk up, look her in the eye and you say 'ma'am, this is a robbery' and you show her the gun, like this
[makes a gun with his hand]
Forrest Tucker: and you say 'I wouldn't want you to get hurt cause I like you, I like you a lot, so don't go breakin my heart now, ok'
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More boring than watching paint dry
7 January 2019 | by ashley-kleynhansSee all my reviews

This is one of the most boring movies I have ever been unfortunate enough to watch. I do not recommend watching this movie. Rather watch Stander. It is also about a bank robber, but the story is far more interesting and has some depth to it and unlike this, isn't the most boring story in the history of Hollywood.


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