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Al Pacino's Watch

Ticks Off Movie Producers

1/21/2009 10:28 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

A three second shot of Al Pacino's wrist watch in the movie "Righteous Kill" has ignited a serious war -- and now the time has come for a lawsuit.

The production company behind the flick claims they got the screw job from a watch company that allegedly promised to fork over a ton of cash in exchange for a close up shot of their watch on Pacino's wrist.

In the suit, filed today in L.A. County Superior Court, Millennium Films claims they delivered the shot -- but that Tutima USA watch company never paid up the arranged $50,000 fee AND the additional $1,000,000 in advertising they allegedly said they would buy.

No one at Tutima was available for comment.

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1.

ozzman    

time to be a jackass...

2066 days ago
2.

rachel    

Who goes to movies anymore?

2066 days ago
3.

Lala    

If the watch company really did screw over the movie producers, then they suck and I hope they get negative publicity instead of positive. On the other hand, why the hell didn't the producers get a signed contract?

2066 days ago
4.

99centz    

it'z not too late to write in what alousy watch & never keep'z the corect time.....

2066 days ago
5.

JJ    

I CANT' WAIT FOR LOST TONIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2066 days ago
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Carolyn A-B    

Product placement is deceitful and it forces the audience to watch advertisements. And that 3 second shot didn't leave an impression--I saw the movie and have no recollection of it.

Now if Pres. Nicolas Sarkozy wore that watch, then people would be talking about it. He did wonders for product sales after Carla Bruni gifted him an expensive Swiss watch.

2066 days ago
7.

friend    

pee-wee pacino washed-up

2066 days ago
8.

Who Caresss!!!    

This lousy movie made no money. In fact lost a boat load of cashish!! Now the producers are acting cry babies and want any angle to recover their losses. Bwahahaha.

Too bad suckas!!!

2066 days ago
9.

frogs and gravel    

Yea, I am gonna run out and buy a watch because I saw
Al Pacino wearing it in a movie. I guess I will have to lay off
'the crack pipe and 12 packs of beer so I can save up for that watch.

2066 days ago
10.

why?    

Jett Travolta died from Anti-seizure medication withdrawal because it is also used as a Psych med for mood stabilization in people who have Bipolar Disorder like Tom Cruise and John Travolta. Their disorder makes them think we all have E.T living inside of us because an old Science Fiction writer made it up and they believed it. Their particular Cult forbids the use of any Psych drugs. Look up Depakote.

2066 days ago
11.

Jess    

The best thing in the movie was the Tutima watch. This movie was no godfather.
More like a paycheck for the actors. Iam going to start a class action suit for all
the movie goers who want a refund for that bad movie!

2065 days ago
12.

Adam    

Righteous Kill was a pretty cool movie. However, I don't remember the watch he was wearing.. not a chance. I do remember when he popped 50 cent in the head though.. that was cool.

2065 days ago
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Jess    

Heat was a better movie. Its beyond belief that a young chick would boink a fossil like de Niro.
Unless she was a hooker. Beside he likes his meat dark.
The last godfather movie blows also. Andy Garcia just did not look Italian!
Maybe Puerto Rican or Cuban?

2065 days ago

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