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Inside Man 2006

  • Spike Lee
  • March 24, 2006
  • 129 mins
  • English
  • Crime, Drama, Thriller
It looked like the perfect bank robbery. But you can't judge a crime by its cover.
An efficient gang enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors, and takes hostages. They work deliberately, without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an army of police surrounding the bank, the thief, the cop, and the plutocrat's fixer enter high-stakes negotiations. Why are the robbers asking for a plane, if they are so competent and they know they won't get one? Why aren't they in more of a hurry?


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Inside Man has a terrific cast, with Denzel, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster and Willem Dafoe, it warrants a watch on the cast alone. Once you get into it, you are right there with Denzel Washington for the majority of the movie, learning the plot as he does. I wasn't fully satisfied with the ending of this, but if you are a fan of suspense and robbery themed films (The Town, Point Break) then this is a must see. This a film I've seen multiple times and I consider it one that holds through the times. There's no deep message to absorb or right or wrong, just a bank robbery and that's an enjoyable watch for me.

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Great movie!I can't believe that it took me so long to watch it.

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Compelling movie, very well acted throughout its entirety, though the ending was a bit of a letdown.

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