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Stealing Rembrandt (2003)

Rembrandt (original title)
Mick and Tom are an unlikely father-son team of petty thieves. They've been hired to steal a painting from a museum. By accident, they steal the wrong painting: Denmark's only original Rembrandt masterpiece, worth millions.

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Jannik Johansen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lars Brygmann ... Mick
Jakob Cedergren ... Tom
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Kenneth (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
Nicolas Bro ... Jimmy
Sonja Richter ... Trine
Søren Pilmark ... Bæk
Gordon Kennedy ... Christian
Paprika Steen ... Charlotte
Ulf Pilgaard Ulf Pilgaard ... Flemming
Thomas W. Gabrielsson ... Erik (as Thomas Gabrielsson)
Ole Ernst Ole Ernst ... Frank
Nikolaj Lie Kaas ... Kiosk Karsten
Patrick O'Kane ... Nigel
Martin Wenner ... Toby
Søren Poppel Søren Poppel ... Allan Rocker
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Storyline

Four small-time criminals led by the seasoned, but realistic Mick, unite in a plot to steal a painting from a museum for a businessman who has emotional ties to it. By accident they steal the wrong painting and find themselves with an original Rembrandt worth millions. They eye a getaway from their everyday worries and debts, but instead their problems are only multiplied. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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Taglines:

They made the heist of the century - they just didn't know it.

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site (Danish)

Country:

Denmark | UK

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

5 September 2003 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

E Agora?! Roubei um Rembrandt... See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,466
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Based on the true story of two men robbing the art collection at Nivågård near Copenhagen, Denmark, of a Rembrandt and a Bellini painting without realizing their immense value. The robbery happened on 29 January 1999, and the two men were sentenced to five years in prison. See more »

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Featured in Bag om Rembrandt (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

I Love the Nightlife
Performed by Alicia Bridges
Written by Alicia Bridges (as Bridges) & Susan Hutcheson (as Hutcheson)
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A very enjoyable danish crime movie!
5 March 2004 | by ks4See all my reviews

Expected a good movie i got a very good movie, which is always good.

In the later years the strength of the danish movies have been the loose action-comedy films, and this is one of those, although it is not as funny and violent as previous titles, this is a much warmer and deeper action movie that focuses a lot on the personalities characters as well, it's actually a very personal movie and you get to know each of the main characters very good, which is nice becuase you'll end up feeling with them towards the end.

But even though this movie is perhaps not as funny and violent entertaining as movies like "I kina spiser de hunde" and "Blinkende Lygter" then it still succeeds quite well, surpringsly well actually, the plot outline is somewhat original and seems very realistic, which is natural i guess since it's made upon a real story, although i can't help wondering what is fiction and what is actual reality.

But looking back at it i can definitely recommend this movie, best danish production i have seen in a while, well made and the acting is actually absolute top class, nothing to say there, actually there only critic i can really give is sometimes you find yourself wondering what is fiction and what is reality, and then the end i think was a bit tame, but i'm not gonna flame it over that becuase everything else was very well made.

8/10


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