Smokin' Aces

(2007)

An FBI agent (Reynolds) hunts for a Las Vegas stand up comedian (Piven) who has decided to squeal on the mob but, before he heads off for protective custody, decides to go to the casinos at Lake Tahoe for one last good time, drawing a crowd of assassins (including Affleck and Keys).

‘Smokin' Aces’ Shoots Up to Blu-ray on January 19, 2010

You can bring home Joe Carnahan's action-packed film in 1080p the same day the sequel hits DVD/BD shelves. Smokin' Aces will be released on Blu-ray on January 19, 2010. We don't have any pricing details, but you can take a look at the cover art and special features below. The film stars Jeremy Piven, Ryan Reynolds, Ray Liotta, Andy Garcia, Ben Affleck, Common, Alicia Keys and Chris Pine.

An FBI agent (Reynolds) hunts for a Las Vegas stand up comedian (Piven) who has decided to squeal on the mob but, before he heads off for protective custody, decides to go to the casinos at Lake Tahoe for one last good time, drawing a crowd of assassins (including Affleck and Keys).

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‘Smokin' Aces’ Prequel Gets the Green Light

It seems that a prequel to an action-packed Joe Carnahan film is getting under way. According to writer/director Carnahan's official website, a prequel for his 2007 film Smokin' Aces is moving forward. Here is his brief blog entry below.Finally, some actual Smokin' Aces news. Universal has officially greenlit the prequel and we are underway. Cameos will abound. Trust me.

Smokin' Aces starred Jeremy Piven, Ben Affleck, Andy Garcia, Alicia Keys, Ray Liotta, Ryan Reynolds and Common. We'll surely keep you posted on any developments with this new prequel.

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‘Smokin' Aces’ Smokes the Sales and Rental Charts!

Movie PictureThe Aces smoked up the charts last week!

In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Universal Home Entertainment's Smokin' Aces took the top positions on both Nielsen VideoScan's First Alert sales chart and Home Media Magazine's rental chart last week.

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EXCLUSIVE: Joe Carnahan Takes on the Gamble of ‘Smokin' Aces’

Joe Carnahan discusses opening up the movie on DVD, why he doesn't make four-quadrant films, and his next movie White Jazz with George Clooney.

In this day and age of interesting film directors who get some success and then eventually homogenized by the Hollywood system, Joe Carnahan seems poised to be a rebel with a cause. Making accessible films that don't hold your hand (or give you all the answers), this is a director who seems steeped in the same tradition that gave us Sam Peckinpah, Samuel Fuller and William Friedkin.

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‘Smokin' Aces’ Blows Up on DVD April 17!

Things are gonna be Smokin' on April 17

Writer and director Joe Carnahan (Narc) maintains a scorching narrative pace to create a thrill-ride of a movie that entertains as it hurtles non-stop toward a final explosive shoot-out so amazing it has to be seen to be believed! The DVD also features a surprise alternate ending, more than 18 minutes of deleted scenes and an extensive array of additional bonus features.

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Jeremy Piven, Ryan Reynolds, Alicia Keys, Common and Nestor Carbonell on Shooting ‘Smokin' Aces’

Most of the time when you hear about a great cast in a movie, it's because that's the only draw for audiences to go see. That is certainly not the case in Smokin' Aces.

Sure, it boasts one of the biggest names in Hollywood, but it's the film that really gives it that edge. Joe Carnahan, who's best known for his 2002 hit, NARC, has written and directed an awesome movie - plain and simple.

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Joe Carnahan Talks ‘Smokin' Aces’

In one of the craziest and sickest action movie in years, Joe Carnahan wrote and directed Smokin' Aces. The film is nearly a who's who of modern Hollywood - in all genres; Jeremy Piven, Ryan Reynolds, Ray Liotta, Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Andy Garcia, Peter Berg, and R&B artists Common and Alicia Keys.

Jeremy plays Las Vegas magician, Buddy Israel; he's gotten mixed up with the mob, but hasn't held up his end of the bargain - he's given up evidence to turn them in. Now, the mob wants him to pay. With a $1 million bounty for his heart, seven teams of assassins are after that cash.

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