Matchstick Men Movie Review 2003

Information and Film Reviews for Matchstick Men the Movie

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Roy (Cage) is a small time con man suffering from a host of psychological tics, including obsessive-compulsive disorder, who's urged by his longtime partner (Rockwell) into a "really big score." Enter a teenage daughter, Angela (Lohman), he never knew. While Roy occasionally displays a kind of smug pride in his work as a con "artist," being with the ever-more-present Angela causes Roy to admit that he actually has little to be truly proud of. Cage is at the top of his game, and he and Rockwell play off each other perfectly, while Lohman proves a worthy co-star as well. Director Scott mixes just the right amounts of comedy, drama, and suspense. Adapted from the novel by Eric Garcia.

Distribution

Warner Home Video, Inc., 5775 Linder Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, URL: http://whv.warnerbros.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 120 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Dads, Scams, Stings & Cons, Shrinks, Reunited
Screenplay
Ted Griffin, Nicholas Griffin
Cast
Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Sam Rockwell, Bruce Altman, Bruce McGill, Sheila Kelley, Beth Grant, Steve Eastin
Cinematography
John Mathieson
Director
Ridley Scott
Music
Hans Zimmer
Other
Lee Orloff, Dody Dorn, Michael Manson, Michael Kaplan, Tom Foden
Producer
Ridley Scott, Steve Starkey, Sean Bailey, Jack Rapke, Ted Griffin, Scott Free, LivePlanet, Imagemovers, Rickshaw Productions, Warner Bros.

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