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The Last Producer (2000)

An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.

Director:

Burt Reynolds

Writer:

Clyde Hayes
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Astin ... Bo Pomerantz
David Atkinson ... Studio Guard
Leslie Bega ... Restaurant Manager (as Leslie Rae Bega)
Benjamin Bratt ... Damon Black
Kim Chase ... Teddy
Robert Costanzo ... Moogian
Arthur Darbinyan ... Nidal
Charles Durning ... Syd Wolf
Greg Germann ... Rueben Tallridge
Robert Goulet ... Henry Moore
Erin Gray ... Dee Freeman
Lauren Holly ... Frances Chadway
Jayson Kane Jayson Kane ... Maitre D'
Charles Lanyer Charles Lanyer ... Biderman
Marshall Manesh ... Cabbie
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Storyline

Burt Reynolds plays an aging Hollywood producer. Knowing that he is soon going to die or not to have anymore importance, he bets all he has, all his love for the cinema, all his strengh, in doing his last movie, his best work, something for which he wants the people to remember him by... Written by Ary Luiz Dalazen Jr. <ajr@fortalnet.com.br>

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They'll lie, cheat and steal...all in a day's work. See more »

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Final Hit See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

First theatrical feature movie directed by Burt Reynolds since Stick (1985), a gap of about fifteen years. However, during this period, Reynolds did direct in television. See more »

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Written by Cherish Alexander
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High-class cast in dreary, no-class script. 'Nuff said!
8 February 2001 | by 8-FootSee all my reviews

In search of funding to purchase a dynamite script before his option runs out, Burt Reynolds' has-been title character goes through the movie begging, wheedling, and trying to consummate a deal with various devils.

Never mind the plot. Though there is a race against time, it certainly doesn't feel that way. What is served up is a large Hollywood A-team cast as a bunch of unlovable and largely colorless characters that are pathetic losers, bimbos, or professional crooks or that have it in for anyone over 35. Rod Steiger makes his character, who annoys everyone by speaking in platitudes, into the least uninteresting of the bunch.

"Last Producer" doesn't deserve this many words and certainly not your time.


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