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Capers (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 27 November 2009 (USA)
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Three teams of criminals share the same Brooklyn block, but each exists in a separate genre of film. The Amateurs are trapped in a 1970's anti-hero movie. The Sputniks live in black and white. The Moolies can't escape their rap video life.

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Julian M. Kheel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Masterson ... Fitz
Leon ... Ronald
Aysan Celik Aysan Celik ... Lana
Michael Cecchi Michael Cecchi ... Dino
Serena Reeder ... Maya
Jonathan Hova ... Slava
Blanchard Ryan ... Samantha
Dominique Swain ... Mercy
Phyllis Somerville ... Connie
Craig muMs Grant ... Moose (as muMs da Schemer)
Barney Cheng ... Bo
John Henry Cox ... Big Jim
Mackenzie Milone ... Emily
Daniel Stewart Sherman ... Douglas
Brett Halsey Brett Halsey ... Curtis
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Three teams of criminals share the same Brooklyn block, but each exists in a separate genre of film. The Amateurs are trapped in a 1970's anti-hero movie. The Sputniks live in black and white. The Moolies can't escape their rap video life. But they all share a hatred of Connie, a racist local pawn shop owner and mafia widow. So when Connie has a heart attack, each team decides it's time to find out what's inside her legendary safe. Unfortunately they all plan their big score for the same night. Written by Anonymous

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Brooklyn Heist See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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First full-length feature.... and it's GREAT!
12 November 2008 | by grodyzoSee all my reviews

If you have a chance to catch this movie at one of the other festivals, it's definitely a must-see. Of the movies I saw at the festival, this was by far the bast. I was a little apprehensive, knowing that this was the writers' and director's first full length, about the laugh meter but those worries were quickly put to rest in the first few minutes. The character development was definitely at the right pace. The settings, or feel, for all three "groups" were exquisitely done with the use of color, wardrobe, film type and camera angles. Very unique! By far though, the script was simple, great comedy. I wasn't the only one laughing trust me. The theater was small, but very well filled, around 100-120, and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. At least it sure sounded like they did. :-) All I can say is "See it!". You will undoubtedly hear about these creators in the future.


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