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Nicolas Cage Nicolas Cage
Roy Waller
Sam Rockwell Sam Rockwell
Frank Mercer
Alison Lohman Alison Lohman
Bruce Altman Bruce Altman
Dr. Klein
Bruce McGill Bruce McGill
Chuck Frechette
Jenny O Jenny O'Hara
Mrs. Schaffer
Steve Eastin Steve Eastin
Mr. Schaffer
Beth Grant Beth Grant
Laundry Lady

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Eric Garcia Eric Garcia


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9 years, 9 months ago at Jan 5 3:48
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"Look, Doc, I spent last Tuesday watching fibers on my carpet. And the whole time I was watching my carpet, I was worrying that I, I might vomit. And the whole time, I was thinking, "I'm a grown man. I should know what goes on my head." And the more I thought about it... the more I realized that I should just blow my brains out and end it all. But then I thought, well, if I thought more about blow... read more

A refreshing change for Ridley Scott!

8 years, 5 months ago at May 9 17:25
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"If you're gonna get wet, might as well go swimming."

For Matchstick Men, acclaimed director Ridley Scott turns his attention away from the visceral blockbusters he's recognised for in order to deliver a finely crafted drama and character study about con artistry and family life. An adaptation of the novel by Eric Garcia, this excellent motion picture successfully combines black com... read more

I don't know how I felt about the ending

11 years, 7 months ago at Mar 10 2:01
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It was a pretty good movie. Some nice twists. Nicolas Cage is almost always enjoyable.
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Neurotic con man Roy (Nicolas Cage) suffers from several emotional problems, including obsessive-compulsive disorder. He and his partner Frank (Sam Rockwell) swindle people out of money by posing as money collectors who promise things like tax refunds, package vacations, and other prizes...
Release date: 12 September 2003
UPC: 085392467723
Tags: Crime (23), Drama (23), Comedy (15), Thriller (14), 2003 (14), Heist (11), Phobia (8), Betrayal (7), 2000s (6), Con Artist (6), Based On Novel (5), Father Daughter Relationship (4), Money (4), (4), OCD (4), Suspense (3), Dog (3), Con Men (3), Exotica Dancing (3), Mental Illness (3)
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"A con movie about a con-man getting conned. Matchstick Men is a decent movie that I thought had the potential to be a really great movie. Mostly because the father-daughter chemistry between Nicolaus Cage's and Alison Lohman's characters worked so well and on an emotional level, seemed to flow so naturally, that for me, it became a case of an onscreen father/daughter relationship that worked too well. I had a hard time buying that what eventually would happened to Nick's character would've been "

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