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PG-13| 1 hr. 56 min.

Plot Summary
Roy (Nicolas Cage), a depressed con artist with obsessive-compulsive disorder, and Frank (Sam Rockwell), his partner, find their line of work complicated by the arrival of Roy's teenage daughter, Angela (Alison Lohman). Angela brings some spirit back into Roy's life, and some of his disorder symptoms seem to disappear. But when Angela wants to learn the family business, and Roy allows her to assist on a big scam concerning a businessmen (Bruce McGill), he reconsiders his parenting techniques.

Cast: Nicolas Cage , Sam Rockwell , Alison Lohman , Bruce Altman , Bruce McGill , Sheila Kelley , Beth Grant , Jenny O'Hara

Director: Ridley Scott

Genres: Dark comedy

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Matchstick Men (2003)

Release Date: September 12th, 2003|1 hr. 56 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Credible? Not really. But Cage and Rockwell play off each other with devilish finesse. And Lohman (White Oleander) is on fire -- she's a comer. show more

  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    A clever look at con artists and their games of deception. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Well-acted and intriguing exploration of dishonesty in its varied forms, leavened with a dry comic touch. show more

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