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The Con is On (2018)

The Con Is On (original title)
R | | Comedy | 25 May 2018 (Spain)
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In an effort to avoid paying off a massive gambling debt to a notorious mobster in England, a couple flee to Los Angeles and hatch a jewel theft plot.

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James Oakley (as James Haslam)

Writers:

Alex Michaelides, James Oakley (as James Haslam)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dot Cosgrove Dot Cosgrove ... Nun
Uma Thurman ... Harry Fox
Tim Roth ... Peter Fox
Susan Traylor ... Hollywood Wife
Stephen Fry ... Sidney
Edward Zo ... Kim Kim
Maggie Q ... Irina Solokov
Richard Alan Reid ... Bell Boy (as Richard Reid)
Philip Pavel ... Hotel Manager (as Phil Pavel)
Alice Eve ... Jackie
Michael Sirow ... Hans
Crispin Glover ... Gabriel
Parker Posey ... Gina
Quinn Meyers ... Sandy
Teresa Yenque ... Juanita
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In an effort to avoid paying off a massive gambling debt to a notorious mobster in England, a couple flee to Los Angeles and hatch a jewel theft plot.

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And it won't be their last. See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, drug and alcohol use, some sexual content and violence | See all certifications »

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USA | UK

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Release Date:

25 May 2018 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$221,359
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2.35 : 1
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The film completed filming in 2015 and took three years to receive a theatrical release. Coincidentally, it will mark Uma Thurman's first theatrical film in three years following her role in 2015's "Burnt (2015)" starring Bradley Cooper. See more »

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Absolute junk
8 May 2018 | by jmay66See all my reviews

Despite a good cast and decent cinematography, this film is a complete fail. The script is horrendous; it drags along and goes nowhere. I think it is supposed to be comedic, but there is not a single laugh in the entire movie.

There was no reason for Hollywood to waste money on this script...it should be a career-killer for the writer(s). I can't believe this project looked good on paper and can't imagine why this project was green lighted.

The positive reviews must be for people involved in the film, because I can't imagine anyone actually enjoying this film. Troma would have passed on this script.


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