History Film / MatchstickMen

20th May '17 4:52:55 PM AnotherGuy
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* OlderThanTheyLook: [[spoiler:"Angela" is in her twenties, not a teen.]]
5th Jan '17 3:15:16 PM whiteladydragon000
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* LittleMissConArtist: The whole point of the film is Angela conning people with her father [[spoiler: and conning him because he's not really his daughter.]]

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* LittleMissConArtist: The whole point of the film is Angela conning people with her father [[spoiler: and conning him because he's she's not really his daughter.]]
30th Nov '16 8:34:52 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''Matchstick Men''''' is a 2003 BlackComedy and {{Drama}} based on a book by Eric Garcia and is directed by Creator/RidleyScott. It stars Creator/NicolasCage, Alison Lohman and Creator/SamRockwell.

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'''''Matchstick Men''''' ''Matchstick Men'' is a 2003 BlackComedy and {{Drama}} based on a book by Eric Garcia and is directed by Creator/RidleyScott. It stars Creator/NicolasCage, Alison Lohman and Creator/SamRockwell.
30th Nov '16 8:34:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* BikiniBar: Roy and Frank go to one for their first meeting with Chuck Frechette.
16th Jun '16 10:11:48 PM BenKenobi
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: Frechette's]] murder is never resolved. The audience doesn't find out if he actually died or was in some way part of the larger con.
26th Nov '15 8:46:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* DawsonCasting: Played with. [[spoiler:Angela was played by a 22 year old, playing a 20-something year old pretending to be a 14 year old.]]
26th Nov '15 8:43:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:TheConWithinACon:]] [[spoiler:The "big hit" on Chuck, Angela's arrival, and Roy's visits with Dr. Klein are all part of a big con by Frank against Roy.]]

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* [[spoiler:TheConWithinACon:]] TheConWithinACon: [[spoiler:The "big hit" on Chuck, Angela's arrival, and Roy's visits with Dr. Klein are all part of a big con by Frank against Roy.]]
26th Nov '15 8:43:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[PlayingAgainstType Directing Against Type]]: Creator/RidleyScott, who is primarily known for big-budget thrillers and action epics, directs a quirky character-driven BlackComedy.
7th Jul '14 10:57:37 AM TheMightyHeptagon
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->'''Angela:''' "You're a con man?"\\
'''Roy:''' Con artist. flim flam man, [[TitleDrop matchstick man,]] loser. Whatever. Take your pick."

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->'''Angela:''' "You're You're a con man?"\\
man?\\
'''Roy:''' Con artist. flim flam ''artist''. Flim-flam man, grifter, loser, [[TitleDrop matchstick man,]] loser.man]]... Whatever. Take your pick."
pick.
23rd Feb '14 9:01:31 PM rjung
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* [[spoiler:TheConWithinACon:]] [[spoiler:The "big hit" on Chuck, Angela's arrival, and Roy's visits with Dr. Klein are all part of a big con by Frank against Roy.]]
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