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The GriftersRoy Dillon must fulfill his task in hospital which leads to an unexpected meeting between his mother Lilly and his sexy girlfriend Myra. Lilly and Myra are heartless confidence artists and look for the next victim.Keywords:
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Directors of "The Grifters"Stephen FrearsBirthdate: 20 June 1941, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
Creators of "The Grifters"Jim ThompsonBirthdate: 27 September 1906, Anadarko, Oklahoma, USADonald E. WestlakeBirthdate: 12 July 1933, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Critic Reviews of "The Grifters"TIME MagazineNovember 06, 2009
Best to savor The Grifters for its handsome design -- the picture looks as clean as a Hockney landscape -- and its juicy performances.Chicago ReaderNovember 06, 2009
A mannerist thriller that doesn't begin to work despite the number of talented hands involved.VarietyOctober 18, 2008
Cusack underplays Roy, making him an unbelievable wiseguy, a colorless cipher too akin to the saps he loves to fleece.Time OutJune 24, 2006
Donald Westlake's excellent screenplay does some justice to the starkness of Jim Thompson's novel; and Frears' direction never fails to grab the attention.New York TimesMay 20, 2003
The Grifters is so good that one leaves the theater on a spellbound high.Washington PostJanuary 01, 2000
This is one human board game that's absorbing to watch.ColeSmithey.comSeptember 13, 2011
[VIDEO] Although the movie recalls films by the Coen Brothers or the Dahl Brothers, "The Grifters" retains its source material's voice in a thoroughly original way. Here's a neo-noir you can never see too many times.Film4November 06, 2009
A darkly cynical and uncompromising gem.Video-Reviewmaster.comMarch 22, 2008
Clever writing and fine cast make this tale of thieves among us fun to watch.EmanuelLevy.ComJuly 22, 2007
British helmer Frears makes auspicious American debut with this light, speedy, perfectly executed noir, based on Jim Thompson's novel, boasting three terrific performances; one of the best films of the yearCombustible CelluloidMay 26, 2006
[A] quirky, absorbing adaptation of Jim Thompson's pulp novel.Nitrate OnlineOctober 07, 2005
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