Owning Mahowny (2003)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama, Thriller


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A bank manager with: (a) a gambling problem and (b) access to a multimillion dollar account gets into a messy situation. Based on the story of the largest one-man bank fraud in Canadian history.


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9 February 2014 | SnoopyStyle
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| Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Seymour Hoffman
This is based on a real story that happened in 1980-82. Dan Mahowny (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is the youngest assistant manager of a major bank branch at the heart of Toronto's financial district. Little does anybody know, he has a gambling addiction. He uses his position to steal millions to feed his gambling habit.

This is all about Philip Seymour Hoffman. He is amazing. He isn't just a great co-star. He is the lead. He is the star. And he is compelling. He's been great as the brilliant actor's actor for many years acting beside some of the greats in some great movies. Two years after this, he will win best actor for his own great movie 'Capote'.

The style is strip down. PSH has those 80s glasses. Mostly there is his desperation and his obsession. Minnie Driver goes blonde and I don't really recognize her. Maury Chaykin is great as the bookie.

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,287 4 May 2003

Gross USA:

$1,011,871

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,271,244

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