Smokin' Aces

When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state’s evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he’s no longer breathing.
Year:

2006

Rated:

R

Run Time:

108 min

Combined Rating:

5.1

Genre:
Action, Comedy, Crime
Directed by:
Joe Carnahan
Written by:
Joe Carnahan
Release Date:
26 Jan 2007
Main Stars:
IMDb Rating:

6.7

RT Critics Rating:

3.1

RT Users Rating:

6.2

Letterboxd Rating:

5.88

Metacritic Rating:

4.5

Budget:
US$17,000,000
Worldwide Gross:
US$57,000,000
Profit / Loss:
+$40,000,000
Awards:
4 wins
Plot:
Mob boss Primo Sparazza has taken out a hefty contract on Buddy "Aces" Israel, a sleazy magician who has agreed to turn state's evidence against the Vegas mob. The FBI, sensing a chance to use this small-time con to bring down big-target Sparazza, places Aces into protective custody-under the supervision of two agents dispatched to Aces' Lake Tahoe hideout. When the word of the price on Aces' head spreads into the community of ex-cons and cons-to-be, it entices bounty hunters, thugs-for-hire, deadly vixens and double-crossing mobsters to join in the hunt. With all eyes on Tahoe, this rogues' gallery collides in a comic race to hit the jackpot and rub out Aces.
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