It’s riddled with the tin-rattle cuteness of ersatz film-noir dialogue, but once you get past that, this con caper has a shell-game plot that’s alive with organic trickery. Edward Burns is in prime form as a grifter who walks a thin line between jerkitude and savoir faire.
Genre: Mystery and Thriller; Starring: Ed Burns, Dustin Hoffman, Morris Chestnut, Ethan Embry, Robert Forster, Andy Garcia, Paul Giamatti, Luis Guzman, Donal Logue, Brian Van Holt, Rachel Weisz; Director: James Foley; Author: Doug Jung; Release Date Wide: 04/25/2003; Runtime (in minutes): 97; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Lions Gate Films
Posted May 9 2003 — 12:00 AM EDT
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