What's the Worst That Could Happen?

Synopsis: Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his partners.
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Sam Weisman
Production: MGM
Rotten Tomatoes:
94 min

I start the bidding

at six hundred. Six fifty?

I have one thousand dollars

in the back. Thank you.

If you're here for the sports

memorabilia auction...

it's next Wednesday.

Oh, well, thank you,

but I'm just here...

to look at

all the colorful pictures.

Well, good for you.

How about this one?

Isn't it exquisite?

Oh, yes, very exquisite.

Yes, it is... for a fake.

A fake?

Yeah. See, it says here,

Lot 702...

Young Girl by Window...

is seventeenth century

Phoenician school.

- But it's not.

- It's not?

See, the shading

on the burnt umber is all wrong.

I'd date this back

at the time...

they was usin' the White House

as a get down spot.

You know, when everybody

was up in there like that.

When certain staff members

were backin' it up.

Sir, with all due respect...

I think you'll find that

the staff here at W. Boyle...

It's a fake, OK?

- I have an eye.

- An eye?

Yes. Just like them glasses

you got on.

I know when got up today,

you put 'em on.

You got in the mirror,

you thought you were stylin'.

You came to work, you know,

get a couple of more sales.

I know you thought they was,

what, $500 Boucherons?

Nah, they knock-offs, darlin'.

Yeah, those are knock-offs.

They're fake, just like

this piece of sh*t here.

702, Young Girl by the Window.

Next up, Lot 702,

Young Girl by Window...

has been pulled

from the auction.

So we'll move on to Lot 703...

The Hudson River Valley

lake scene.

A fine example of

nineteenth century American art.

You may find it of interest...

that the artist responsible

for this beautiful painting...

was a Boston native

who apprenticed right here...

on our very own

Commonwealth Avenue.

My colleagues and I

here at W. Boyle...

Excuse me.

Here, let me switch with you.

Let me just try to slide by you.

Pardon me.

Please, will you watch it?

All right, that's...

Um, let me try this.

- OK, OK. Slide over. Go.

- This is outrageous.

Like that, see? Got it.

Excuse me. All right.

Deal a meal.

You OK?

Would you mind

just leaving me alone?

Now, if I leave you alone...

you sitting here

on the verge of tears...

how you think

that's gonna make me feel?

You wouldn't understand.

That painting is yours.

You don't want to sell it,

but you have to.

Three fifty.

Give or take a pound.

Five hundred. Five hundred.

Do I have five fifty?

Five fifty I have. Five fifty.

Do I have six hundred?

My father

left me the painting...

and I love it, but I need

the money to pay a hotel bill.

One thousand five hundred.

One thousand five hundred.

Thank you.

- Two thousand.

- I have two thousand dollars.

Two thousand five hundred


I have 2,500. Do I have 3,000?

Two thousand five hundred

going once...

twice... sold.

Paddle number fourteen.

Well, that's that.

What's your name?

Amber Belhaven.

Oh, very pretty name.

Kevin. Kevin Caffrey.


I couldn't buy that painting...

but I can buy you

a cup of coffee.

So after I graduated


I moved here from London

to take this great job...

with a new natural history

website, neanderthal. com.

- What?

- Yeah, I know, I know.

You can figure out the rest.

They went under, so here I am.

So what are you gonna do now?

Get a job.

I'm sure there are

plenty of opportunities...

for a girl with a degree

in anthropology.

OK. Now, anthropology...

that's, like,

the study of man's...

See, I'm glad I read that

in the dictionary...

or I wouldn't know.

So what do you do, Kevin?

I'm a... I'm a businessman.

Yeah. Matter of fact, I was late

for an appointment.

I hope this is not too personal,

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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