Tower Heist

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Tower Heist

2011 heist comedy film directed by Brett Ratner and written by Ted Griffin and Jeff Nathanson, based on a story by Bill Collage, Adam Cooper and Griffin add

Category: Movies & TV (402)

Launched in 2001.

Countries: United States (73%), (13%), Jordan (7%)

Main connections: Dave Chappelle, Christophe Beck, Chris Tucker

Linked to: Time Out

 

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2005

The idea for "Tower Heist" began development as early as 2005, when Murphy pitched a concept to producer Brian Grazer and Ratner concerning an all-star cast of black comedians including Chris Tucker, Kevin Hart, Dave Chappelle, Tracy Morgan, and Martin Lawrence, as a group of disgruntled employees who plan to rob Donald Trump and Trump Tower add something

 

"Tower Heist" began development as early as 2005, based on an idea by Murphy that would star himself and an all-black cast of comedians as a heist group who rob Trump Plaza add something


2010

In later October 2010, the film was finally scheduled for release, being given a November 4, 2011, release date add something

 

Nathanson came aboard the project and performed the final rewrites to Griffin's screenplay in October 2010, adding "the obstacles, complexities and specificities of the characters add something

 

Murphy joined the cast on October 13, 2010, and became a producer on the film add something

 

Leoni joined the cast on October 21, 2010 add something

 

Broderick joined the cast on October 26, 2010 add something


2011

"'Tower Heist"' is a 2011 heist comedy film directed by Brett Ratner and written by Ted Griffin and Jeff Nathanson, based on a story by Bill Collage, Adam Cooper and Griffin add something

 

Ben Stiller - In 2011, Stiller starred with Eddie Murphy and Alan Alda in "Tower Heist", about a group of maintenance workers planning a heist in a residential skyscraper

 

Dan Flavin - In the 2011 film Tower Heist, the Estate of Dan Flavin sent an expert to oversee the construction of a Flavin light installation that was recreated on the set

 

Henderson was cast after the filmmakers saw his performance in August 2011 Wilson's "Fences" on Broadway add something

 

On October 11, 2011, several independent theater chains, including Galaxy Theatres, Regency Theatres and Emagine Theatres, and small cinema houses representing approximately 50 screens across the country, threatened not to play "Tower Heist" add something

 

The world premiere of "Tower Heist" took place on October 24, 2011, at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City add something

 

The "Tower Heist Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" was released on November 1, 2011, by Varèse Sarabande add something

 

The film score was composed by Christophe Beck and released commercially on November 1, 2011 add something

 

It was released on November 2, 2011, in the United Kingdom, with a United States release following two days later add something

 

"Tower Heist" was released on November 2, 2011, in the United Kingdom and opened in a total of 23 countries, including Germany, Spain, Hong Kong, and India, by November 4, 2011, at a total of 1,948 theaters add something


2012

"Tower Heist" was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in the United States on February 21, 2012 add something