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The Big Bounce (2004)

2 Ratings: -2.5
A movie directed by George Armitage

There really can't be enough movies adapted from Elmore Leonard novels; his sinuous storylines and fluid, surprising dialogue give any movie a boost from the start. InThe Big Bounce, laid-back Owen Wilson (The Royal Tenenbaums,Shanghai Noon) plays … see full wiki

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Director: George Armitage
2 reviews about The Big Bounce (2004)
review by . June 21, 2006
There is a rule that is generally accepted: an Elmore Leonard book is magnificent; an Elmore Leonard film is not. There are a few notable exceptions to the rule - OUT OF SIGHT, JACKIE BROWN, GET SHORTY - but for the most part, film adaptations of Leonard's novels are pretty weak. One such example is 2004's THE BIG BOUNCE, the second attempt at adapting Leonard's novel.    Owen Wilson stars as Jack Ryan, a small-time con artist who was recently fired from his job after dislocating …
review by . November 11, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
This is one of the most boring movies I've seen in quite some time. It only lasted an hour and twenty minutes and I couldn't wait for it to end! It's just a mess of a plot that jumps all over the place with people trying to get the best of each other. It's supposed to be crime caper but it is such a horrendous mess that it's neither funny, which it aspires to be, nor suspenseful.    Thumbs way, way down.
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