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Duplicity (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 20 March 2009 (USA)
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Two ex-government agents turned rival industrial spies have to be at the top of their game when one of their companies prepares to launch a major product. However, they distract each other in more ways than one.

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Tony Gilroy

Writer:

Tony Gilroy
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clive Owen ... Ray Koval
Julia Roberts ... Claire Stenwick
Tom Wilkinson ... Howard Tully
Paul Giamatti ... Richard Garsik
Dan Daily ... Garsik's Aide
Lisa Roberts Gillan ... Tully's Assistant
David Shumbris ... Turtleneck
Rick Worthy ... Dale Raimes
Oleg Stefan ... Boris Fetyov
Denis O'Hare ... Duke Monahan
Kathleen Chalfant ... Pam Frailes
Khan Baykal ... Dinesh Patel
Tom McCarthy ... Jeff Bauer
Wayne Duvall ... Ned Guston
Fabrizio Brienza ... Hotel Manager
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Storyline

Ray works for MI6, Claire for the CIA. She burns him in Dubai. Jump ahead five years: he sees her in Grand Central and confronts her. Both now work in industrial security for corporate giants whose CEOs hate each other. Flashbacks fill us in: is it coincidence that he sees her in Grand Central? In about a week, one of the firms is going to announce a revolutionary product. Under the guise of helping that corporation's rival, can Ray and Claire work their own theft and find an independent buyer? To work together, using the corporate rivalry to their advantage, they would have to trust one another - difficult, if not impossible. Or, is one playing the other? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Outwit. Outspy. Outsmart. Outplay. Then get out.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

20 March 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Duplicidad See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,965,110, 22 March 2009

Gross USA:

$40,572,825

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$78,146,652
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Owen and Julia starred together in Closer (2004). Paul Giamanni and Julia also appeared in "My Best Friends Wedding". See more »

Goofs

When Ray catches up with Claire in Rome, her hair length changes; when Ray followed her, it was a short ponytail/bun but ends up on her shoulder when they meet. See more »

Quotes

Ray Koval: [referring to the thong Claire found in his wardrobe] I've been loyal to you. The only woman who's been in this apartment is the landlady and she couldn't wear that thing as a wristband.
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Sicilia
Written and Performed by John H. Skehan III (as John Skehan)
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Nothing special
22 March 2009 | by judywalker2See all my reviews

This movie is like every other movie in the past few years- nothing special. Duplicity's trailer make it seem a lot more fun that what it really is. This should have been an Ocean's movie; it certainly has the talent to be. Clive Owens and Julia Roberts (not really looking very glamorous) are good actors and they are supported by other stellar performers. So why isn't this movie very much fun? Well its the writing. There are a lot of so called twist that can be guessed almost immediately. Only one actually surprises you. Also the dialog is not very witty and it should have been. In fact it repeats itself so much as to be annoying. So in the end what could have been a fun little romp turns boring in the end.


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