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The Counterfeiters (2008) - Movie Details

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99 min.
Release Date
February 22, 2008 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
August 5, 2008
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Running Time
99 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for some strong violence, brief sexuality/nudity and language

The true story of Salomon Sorowitsch, counterfeiter extraordinaire and bohemian. After getting arrested in a German concentration camp in 1944, he agrees to help the Nazis in an organized counterfeit operation set up to help finance the war effort.

It was the biggest counterfeit money scam of all times. Over 130 million pound sterling were printed, under conditions that couldn't have been more tragic or spectacular. During the last years of the war, as the German... Full synopsis »

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When the Nazis started running out of money, they took the easiest option: develop bogus money. Based on a true story, The Counterfeiters explores the unique story of a Jewish man - the best forgery expert in Europe - forced to help the Nazis finance their war effort. Full movie review »

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