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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.

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'Uncle' Paddy MacCarthy
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Guy de Cornet
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Lola
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Interpol Agent Bick
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Samuel Winter
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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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It takes a great artist to pull off the perfect con

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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

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20 June 2014 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

The Fix  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$39,670 (USA) (14 March 2014)

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$61,446 (USA) (21 March 2014)
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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

In the beginning of the movie action in set in Warsaw but what we see is obviously Budapest with Danube and famous Chain Bridge (Széchenyi lánchíd). See more »

Quotes

Interpol Agent Bick: Let me ask you a question. You ever seen the inside of Sing Sing?
Francie Tobin: I haven't
Interpol Agent Bick: Cause I know a lot of guys who would like to fuck you inside there.
Francie Tobin: You hitting on me?
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There are bloopers during the ending credits. See more »

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Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.30 (2014) See more »

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Ride of the Valkyries
Written by Richard Wagner
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As fun as the Ocean's movies with a pay off that puts in almost on par with them. Heist fans will love this. I did.
4 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"If you got no trust that what do you got?" Crunch (Russell) and Nicky (Dillon) are brothers and partners in crime. When a job goes bad and they are both caught only Crunch ends up doing time. When he gets out he tries to go straight and becomes a motorcycle daredevil. When he tires of crashing for a few hundred bucks he agrees to pull off one last heist with his old team. They only thing standing in their way of pulling off the perfect heist is trust. This movie was a great surprise for me. I knew nothing about this going in and I think that helped my enjoyment of it. The movie was super fun to watch, really funny with a smart plot. This is the closest heist movie to the Ocean's series that has been made. Just like the Ocean's series the heist itself is fun to watch and the pay off brings it over the top. This is the kind of movie you can't say too much about without giving anything away but what I can say is watch this. One of the biggest surprises and funnest movies I have seen in a while. Overall, heist movie fans will love this...I did. I give this an A-.


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