MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 24,004 this week

A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979)

5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 257 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 2 critic

The two least likely bank robbers in the known universe plan and execute... kind of... the ultimate heist.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 5590 titles
created 20 Oct 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 11 May 2013
 
a list of 303 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 134 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979)

A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Man, a Woman and a Bank.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Threshold (1981)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The celebrated heart surgeon Dr. Vrain supports the research of the offbeat scientist Aldo Gehring, who is inventing an artificial heart. Dr. Vrain performs the first artificial human heart... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pearce
Stars: Donald Sutherland, John Marley, Sharon Acker
Bear Island (1979)
Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. They have their reasons for being there but when a series of mysterious accidents and murders take place, a whole lot of darker motives... See full summary »

Director: Don Sharp
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Dr Calgary returns home from an expedition and goes looking for a hitchhiker whom he gave a lift to two years previously in order to return the man's address book. He discovers the man has been executed for his mother's murder.

Director: Desmond Davis
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Faye Dunaway, Christopher Plummer
Oviri (1986)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

This biographical film, based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin (Donald Sutherland), follows the painter as he returns to Paris after a long stay in Tahiti and must confront his ... See full summary »

Director: Henning Carlsen
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jean Yanne
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A high-ranking Polish politburo member is banished from the party, and must find out why. Set in 1979 Poland before the Solidarity events.

Director: John Irvin
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Anne Archer, Paul Freeman
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A group of misfits decide to leave for a place that they can all be free. There mode of transportation is a PBY flying boat. The only problem is that the PBY needs a lot of work and they ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Myerson
Stars: Mel Stewart, Donald Sutherland, Howard Hesseman
Drama | Mystery | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

While investigating a high-profile murder case, a savvy but unorthodox veteran police inspector has to cope with a bad conscience, bad health, an overzealous partner, a timid superior and ... See full summary »

Director: Maximilian Schell
Stars: Jon Voight, Jacqueline Bisset, Martin Ritt
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Bohemian Alex Morrison has just finished directing his first feature length movie. In its previews, the movie is considered a critical, artistic and surefire commercial success. As such, ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Mazursky
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Ellen Burstyn, Meg Mazursky
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Fire-and-brimstone preacher sees Satan everywhere, trains gullible young boy to "detect" evil, and the two of them commit several murders in the name of Jesus. Based on a true story.

Director: Ralph L. Thomas
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Chad Lowe, Mia Sara
Interlude (1968)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A famous conductor gives an interview to a pretty young reporter. He speaks a bit too frankly and finds he's given himself an unwanted sabbatical from conducting. He begins an affair with ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Billington
Stars: Oskar Werner, Barbara Ferris, Virginia Maskell
Mirrors (1978)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A newlywed couple check into an old hotel, and soon the wife finds herself having hallucinations and wandering the halls aimlessly. It seems a voodoo priestess has placed a curse on her in ... See full summary »

Director: Noel Black
Stars: Kitty Winn, Peter Donat, William Swetland
Cover Me Babe (1970)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Student filmmaker lets nothing stand in the way of his getting a studio contract.

Director: Noel Black
Stars: Robert Forster, Sondra Locke, Susanne Benton
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Reese Halperin
...
Stacey Bishop
...
Norman Barrie
Allan Kolman ...
Peter (as Allan Magicovsky)
Leigh Hamilton ...
Marie
Kung-wu Huang ...
Mr. Tsang (as Tony Lee)
Campbell Lane ...
Citation Cop (as Cam Lane)
Terence Kelly ...
Bank Manager (as Terry Kelly)
Nick Rice ...
Gino (as Nicholas Rice)
Fernando Antunes ...
Agency Art Director
Denise Grant ...
Agency Assistant
Tibbi Landers ...
Photographic Model #1
Sharon Spurrell ...
Photographic Model #2
Annette Marie Dupuis ...
Photographic Model #3
Robert Forsythe ...
Shipping Clerk
Edit

Storyline

Two novice thieves are plotting to rob a bank in Vancouver. A photographer snaps a shot of one thief as he is carrying the bank building's blueprints. The would-be thief then begins a relationship with the photographer and attempts to retrieve the photos. Meanwhile, the thieves' plot consists of this: one man will enter the bank building after dark, while the other man sits in a van and uses a computer to unlock the building's doors. The final step involves transporting the cash to a freight ship waiting on the docks, for transportation to a money launderer in Macau. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Push-Button Gang... it was their first and last job.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 November 1979 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

A Very Big Withdrawal  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Film was partially funded by McNichol, a production company formed by teenage actress Kristy McNichol, her manager-mother Carollyne and their representatives. This is the only film the McNichol team produced. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

When You Smile At Me
Lyrics by Dan Hill
Music by Bill Conti
Performed by Dan Hill
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Forgettable

This is the typical heist movie made during the seventies. A comedy one, romance mixed up with thriller. Don't expect the unexpected. No surprise at all. But Donald Sutherland is wonderful, as usual. The heist itself is too rapidly executed. Too easily. I expected much more from this movie. And it seems that the director was not only Noel Black but also Jack Cardiff himself. I don't understand what that means...

Cardiff is not credited but the dictionaries and IMDb notes indicate that the great director of photography of so many masterpieces made this feature. So...

It is nevertheless a rare movie. It's hard to catch it. But I think it is now available on DVD, in department stores.

Up to you, if you like this kind of movies.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?