The Forger

The Forger

The Forger

John Travolta leads this crime drama a forger of fine arts who is forced into a deal with the syndicate that got him an early release from prison. With his son (Tye Sheridan, Mud) and his father (Christopher Plummer, Beginners) by his side, the ex-con gets to work on a seemingly impossible heist: to fake a Monet and swap it with the original.

2014Rating: M92 minsUSA
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Variety

Variety

Nothing feels fresh here - not even Christopher Plummer hamming it up as a crusty-coot grandpa - and Philip Martin's routinely polished direction only underscores the cliche-composting of Richard D'Ovidio's script.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

An unpersuasive mixture of clunky family tearjerker and lazy crime caper.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A contrived thriller that wraps a gritty Boston milieu redolent of a Dennis Lehane story around a sentimental heart, with a high-stakes art heist that belongs in a more robustly plotted Hollywood studio picture.

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