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The Real McCoy (1993)

A woman is released from prison, an expert bank robber who wants to settle down and go straight, but her parole officer and her former employer try to get her to pull one more heist.

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Karen McCoy
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J.T. Barker
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Jack Schmidt
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Gary Buckner
Zach English ...
Patrick
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Baker
Deborah Hobart ...
Cheryl Sweeney
Pamela Stubbart ...
Kelly
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Mr. Kroll
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Lewis
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Hoke (as Norman Maxwell)
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Karl
Peter Turner ...
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Storyline

Karen McCoy is a thief who after getting caught is sent to prison for 6 years. After getting released she tries to see her son but her ex won't let her and tells her that he told their son she's dead. Karen's boss, Schmidt who left her in prison wants her to help him with a job. But she refuses. She tries to go straight but her parole officer makes things tough for her. Eventually she learns that Schmidt and her parole officer are working together to get her to do the job. When she still refuses, they grab her son. She then does the case work, one of Schmidt's people, Barker tries to help her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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20 guards. 30 tons of steel. A security system second to none. They said there wasn't a man on earth who could pull off a bank job like this. They were right. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for violence and language | See all certifications »

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10 September 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Karen McCoy - Die Katze  »

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$6,473,326 (USA)
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This film contains 2 actors who starring Val Kilmer & Kim Basinger in Batman films. Val Kilmer in Batman Forever (1995) two years later, Kim Basinger in Batman (1989). See more »

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Karen's hat as she steps out of the bank. See more »

Quotes

J.T. Barker: How many of these creeps have you got in your life?
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Referenced in Kicking and Screaming (1995) See more »

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Music by Jim Jacobsen (as Peter Morris)
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Pleasantly Surprising
4 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm just a hair or two from labeling the effort above average, though this movie can still supply sufficient entertainment. Were this film to be remade today it would not need much to attain the status of Above Average. I would however abstain from casting the lead with anyone with similar physical attributes as Ms.Basinger only because to date who robs banks and looks like that!! Very "clean" by todays standards for most genre. Terry Stamp plays the villain with just a tad less venom than IS required for his role, he fall short of making me hate him enough, and Val Kilmer does a superb job with portraying his character. All in all absolutely worth the 1 hour & 45 minutes.


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