Matchstick Men

Synopsis: Meet Roy and Frank, a couple of professional small-time con artists. What Roy, a veteran of the grift, and Frank, his ambitious protégé, are swindling these days are "water filtration systems," bargain-basement water filters bought by unsuspecting people who pay ten times their value in order to win bogus prizes like cars, jewelry and overseas vacations--which they never collect. These scams net the flim-flam men a few hundred here, another thousand there, which eventually adds up to a lucrative partnership. Roy's private life, however, is not so successful. An obsessive-compulsive agoraphobe with no personal relationships to call his own, Roy is barely hanging on to his wits, and when his idiosyncrasies begin to threaten his criminal productivity he's forced to seek the help of a psychoanalyst just to keep him in working order. While Roy is looking for a quick fix, his therapy begets more than he bargained for: the revelation that he has a teenage daughter--a child whose existence he
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Ridley Scott
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  5 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
116 min

Roy, this is Dmitri. l met you

at that club Rage the other night.

l really liked your leather and....

All right, come on. Pick it up.

Pick it up. Pick it up. Pick it up.

Roy, come on, man. Come on.

Roy, it`s lonely in this little office

all by myself.

Roy, come on.

Roy, l wouldn`t bother you, but--

Well, l`m dying, Roy.

lt`s my spleen.

l can`t feel my thumbs.


Roy, answer the phone, man.

l`ve been watching Univision all night,

and all they speak is Spanish.

What`s going on?

But seriously, l want to talk to you

because l think l`ve developed a rash.

Come on, man.

Come on, you`re killing me.

Roy, come on, what the hell?

l feel like a chick.

All right, that`s it. l`m coming over.

Roy? Okay, l see that.

l see-- l saw you. l know you`re there.

Come on, Roy. Really, man.

One, two, three.

Take your shoes off.

-What? Why?

-Take your shoes off, or you don`t come in.

You didn`t take your pills, did you?

l`m taking them off.

l`m taking the shoes off.

Give me a break over here.


Jesus Christ.

Oh, God, what is that smell?

What, did you get attacked by Mr. Clean?

You gotta open a window, buddy.

-No! No windows.

-Okay. Windows are closed.

Windows are closed.

You looking for something, sucker?

Yeah, my partner. Have you seen him?

He`s been missing most of the week.

Tall guy.

Hey, would you watch the rug?

You`re spilling food--

-You didn`t take your shoes off.

-Okay, l`m taking the shoes off.

l`m taking them off. See? They`re off.

Here you go.

Oh, man, you are bad.

Did you take your pills?

-l spilled them down the drain by accident.

-Oh, Roy, come on, man.

-Did you call Mancuso?


-You gotta be shitting me.

-That`s what l said.

Okay, here we go.

Hurry. Come on.

Come on, let`s go. Come on. lt`s okay.

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