PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime
When a group of hard-working guys find out they've fallen victim to their wealthy employer's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.
The Thanksgiving Day Parade was completely recreated with footage from the 2009 parade along with recreated scenes of the parade with the actors involved. The studio wanted to eliminate the scene entirely but Director Brett Ratner fought it and won because it was vital to the plot of the film.
You mess with me, you're a dead man!
The 1912 chess game Shaw references while talking to Kovacs is a real game, although rather than playing it out as he claims, Levitsky resigned after Marshall moved his Queen, realizing checkmate was inevitable. Additionally, the term "Marshall Swindle" did not originate solely from that game, but rather from Frank Marshall's well known tactic of giving his opponent a seemingly decisive advantage, only to storm back out of nowhere to "swindle" them out of the victory. Another well known "Marshall Swindle" occurred in 1904.
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