Ben Affleck

  • Aired:  09/13/10
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Ben Affleck confirms Boston bank robbery statistics, gets close to fulfilling his dream at Fenway Park and hopes to get a job at The Daily Show. (7:26)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: WE WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT DIRECTED AND

STARS IN HIS LATEST FILM "THE

TOWN."

>> SO WHAT?

>> WHAT'S MATTER, LET ME SEE

THAT THING.

IT'S FOUR BLOCKS AWAY.

>> I KNOW WHERE WE ARE.

>> SHE DIDN'T SEE ANYTHING.

>> TAKING IT FOR A RIDE.

>> LOOK IN THE CAR, WE'LL FIND

OUT.

>> FIND OUT WHAT?

>> IF SHE'S SCARED.

>> SHE'S ALREADY SCARED.

>> MAYBE NOT SCARED ENOUGH.

>> I'LL DO IT.

>> WHY ARE YOU DOING TO DO IT?

>> YOU ARE THE REASON WE'RE

HAVING THIS CONVERSATION.

>> I'LL GET IT DONE.

>> WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO GET

DONE?

YOU GET PICKED UP FOR

INTIMIDATING A WITNESS.

YOU HAVE TWO STRIKES ALREADY.

THEY'RE GOING TO BURY YOU IN

JAIL.

>> Jon: PLEASE WELCOME BACK TO

THE SHOW BEN AFFLECK.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

WHAT'S UP?

THIS MOVIE LOOKS GOOD.

>> THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

>> Jon: YOU DIRECTED?

>> YES, ACTED, A LITTLE WRITING.

>>.

IT'S HARD TO DISAVOW THIS ONE.

>> Jon: YOU ARE GOING THE FULL

EASTWOOD, BABY.

THIS IS NICE.

>> I WENT FOR IT.

A LOT OF GREAT ACTORS IN THE

MOVISM THE HANDSOME JON HAMM.

>> Jon: I'M NOT FAMILIAR WITH

HIS HAND SOMENESS.

HE IS COMING HERE ON WEDNESDAY.

>> HE IS SKWROFRPBG AND HIS

HAND --

>> KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR WIVES.

>> Jon: BEING NEAR IS THE

CHARISMA THAT APPARENT?

IS IT LIKE AN ELECTRIC HAND

SOMENESS.

>> I AM THERE WITH MY WIFE AND

SHE LEVITATES TOWARDS HIM.

>> Jon: YOU ARE KNOWN FOR

HANDSOMENESS.

MY WIFE WOULD MOST LIKELY

EXPLODE BEING PULLED APART.

DRAWN TO YOU -- UNLESS YOU -- I

WAS GRANTED AN EXEMPTION.

[LAUGHTER]

THIS STORY TAKES PLACE IN

BOSTON.

IS IT REALLY THE BANK ROBBERY

CAPITAL OF THE UNITED STATES?

>> JON, LET ME LET YOU IN ON

SOMETHING.

>> Jon: PLEASE.

>> SOMETIMES MEDIA AND THE

MARKETING DOES WHAT IS CALLED A

LITTLE EXAGGERATION.

>> Jon: THIS IS HYPERBOLE.

>> SOMETIMES THINGS IS NOT

EXACTLY TRUE THAT YOU YOU READ

IN THE CORPORATE MEDIA.

>> Jon: YOU BROKE MY HEART.

I KNEW IT WAS YOU, AFFLECK.

>> IN THIS CASE IT IS TRUE THAT

BOSTON STRANGELY HAS THE HIGHEST

NUMBER OF BANK ROBS PER CAPITA

LAST YEAR.

>> Jon: THAT'S SOMETHING.

>> A LITTLE SOMETHING TO BE

PROUD OF.

>> Jon: STOCKS ARE HAVING A

DOWN YEAR.

>> THANK YOU.

THAT'S RIGHT.

WE HAVE TO HAVE BANK ROBBERIES.

>> Jon: THIS IS COMPLETE -- A

GUY IN THE AUDIENCE COMES UP.

I ANSWER QUESTIONS AT THE TOP.

>> IT'S NICE YOU MINGLE WITH THE

PEOPLE.

>> Jon: EXACTLY.

WHAT IS YOUR HOARO COPSCOPE.

THE GUY SAYS, I GOT METS TICKETS

THIS WEEKEND.

WANT TO GO TO THE METS?

I HAVE (bleep) TACOS, YOU WANT

ONE?

WHAT AM I GOING TO DO WITH THAT?

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

ANYWAY -- HAVE YOU GONE TO

SEE -- ISN'T THIS PREMIEREING AT

FENWAY?

>> WE'RE PREMIERING AT FENWAY

PARK.

YOUR CHILDHOOD DREAM IS TO BE A

PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL PLAYER AND

PLAY AT FENWAY PARK.

IT TURNS OUT YOU ARE A WHIMPY

THEATER KID, THIS IS AS CLOSE AS

YOU CAN GET.

TAKE YOUR MOVIE TO FENWAY PARK.

IT INVOLVES THE PARALYZED

VETERANS OF AMERICA, FEEDING

AMERICA.

WE'RE DOING A BUNCH OF STUFF.

>> Jon: YOU CAN'T GO FENWAY

WITHOUT --

>> LOOK AT YOU.

>> Jon: I LIVE AND BREATHE, MY

FRIEND.

DO THEY SHOW IT ON THE MONSTER?

>> IT THOUGHT IT WAS GOING TO

BET MONSTER -- I WAS LIKE 35,000

PEOPLE ON THE MONSTER AND THEY

WERE LIKE, NO.

IT'S LIKE GOING TO SEE AN

OUTDOOR CONSEFRPLT THEY ERECT

ONE WITH THE SCAFFOLDING AND

HANG THE SCREEN ON VISITORS

DUGOUT.

SOME PEOPLE CALL IT THE YANKEES

DUGOUT.

EVERYBODY SITS IN THE STANDS AND

THEY ARE DOING A DRIVE-THROUGH

PROJECTOR.

I DON'T KNOW HOW THEY HEAR THE

SOUNDS.

>> Jon: MAYBE YOU CAN'T.

>> IT WORKS AS A SILENT PICTURE.

>> Jon: I'M SURE IT DOES.

>> SOME OF MY PAST WORK WORKS

WITH A SILENT PICTURE.

>> Jon: SETTLE DOWN.

DID YOU TALK TO BANK ROBBERS?

>> I DID.

I TALKED TO BANK ROBBERS.

>> Jon: HOW DO YOU GET AHOLD

OF BANK ROBBERS?

YOU CALL UP AND SAY WHO DO YOU

HAVE IF IN PRISON?

I HAVE A BANK ROBBER?

I WANT THAT GUY.

>> IT'S THE GOOGLE.

I GOOGLED THE --

>> Jon: REALLY?

>> SWEAR TO GOD.

I GOOGLED THE ROBBERIES IN THE

NEIGHBORHOODS IN BOSTON.

GOT NAMES, FIGURED OUT WHERE

THEY ARE INCARCERATED AND COLD

CALLED LIKE A SALESMAN.

BEN AFFLECK HERE.

DO YOU HAVE A MAN BY THE NAME

OF -- WOULD HE BE INTERESTED IN

TALKING TO ME.

SURE, COME BY THURSDAY.

IT'S ONE OF GREAT THINGS ABOUT

BEING AN ACTOR IS THAT YOU GET

TO DO GOOD RESEARCH.

>> Jon: STK-PBLT THE WARDEN

HANG UP ON YOU.

BEN AFFLECK, SORRY, MICKEY

RORQUE IS DOWN THERE NOW.

ARE THE GUYS NERVOUS TO TELL

THEIR STORY TO SOMEBODY?

>> AS IT TURNED OUT THEY SEEM

HAPPY TO TALK TO SOMEBODY.

>> Jon: YOU DON'T USE THEIR

NAME.

>> IT'S A STORY.

YOU READ A BOOK ABOUT BANK

ROBBERY YOU THINK OF IT IN AN

ARTIFICIAL WAY.

I HAD TO UNDERSTAND WHAT A REAL

PERSON WAS LIKE.

WHAT KIND OF CAR DID YOU HAVE

SNL WHAT DID YOU SPEND YOUR

MONEY ON?

DID YOU HAVE FAMILY?

THEY WEREN'T EXPECTSING THOSE

QUESTIONS.

>> Jon: WHAT DID THEY THINK

YOU WOULD ASK?

WHY IS THERE ONE OEPBLD SECURITY

GUARD IN THE CORNER.

>> EXACTLY.

>> Jon: WILL THEY SEE THE

MOVIE?

>> THEY ARE NOT PERMITTED TO

SEAT MOVIE BY FEDERAL LAW.

YOU CAN'T GET DVD'S IN MOST

FEDERAL PRISONS.

IF YOU COMMIT A FEDERAL CRIME IT

TURNS OUT THEY ARE I HAVE TOUGH

ON YOU.

YOU LOSE A LOT OF --

>> Jon: IT'S TOO BAD THEY

WOULD REALLY LOVE IT.

>> I COULD SHOW THEM.

>> Jon: THEY WOULD LOVE THAT

PART WHERE THEY THEMSELVES GET

ARRESTED.

>> HERE IS A NICE GUY USING AN

AK-47 IN A BANK ROBBERY.

>> Jon: CRAZY.

HAVE FUN AT FENWAY, LIKE MY

BELOVED METS.

SLOW YEAR FOR EVERYBODY ELSE.

>> COME DOWN TO THE PREMIERE.

>> Jon: I WOULD LIKE TO COME

BUT IT'S IN BOSTON.

I HAVE A JOB.

I HAVE DIRECTED (bleep), TOO.

MAYBE YOU COME TO MY FILM.

>> WHY DO YOU THINK I'M DRESSED

LIKE.

THIS I'M APPLYING FOR A JOB

HERE.

>> Jon: YOU HAVE TO LOOK LIKE

YOU JUST CAME FROM CAMP TO WORK

HERE.

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