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The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  21 July 1999 (USA)
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A cop and his expensive fiancée, a bank teller, plan the perfect bank robbery. All goes well until the FBI suspects, almost immediately, an inside job. Their plans to move the money out of ... See full summary »

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Cyndee Lafrance
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Frank Syler
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Dawn
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Doug
Mujibur Rahman
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Royce
Greg Hohn ...
Ernie Tarnowski
Rebecca Koon ...
Marlene Syler
Jeffrey Pillars ...
Ed Syler (as Jeff Pillars)
Janell McLeod ...
Eleanor Royce
Marion Guyot ...
Phyllis Carter
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Tuggle (as Frank Taylor)
Keith Flippen ...
Robinson
Lucile McIntyre ...
Mrs. Cherry
Lanelle Markgraf ...
Kim
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A cop and his expensive fiancée, a bank teller, plan the perfect bank robbery. All goes well until the FBI suspects, almost immediately, an inside job. Their plans to move the money out of the country, then just to cover their tracks, make them look more and more guilty. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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Napad prawie doskonaly  »

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Filmed in 1996 but not broadcast in the US until 1999 (European broadcasts in 1998). See more »

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[first lines]
Cyndee Lafrance: Well, what about after the robbery?
Frank Syler: You mean the same day?
Cyndee Lafrance: Why not?
Frank Syler: You don't think having just robbed a bank is good enough?
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Enjoyable movie,great acting
29 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While this clearly isn't the greatest movie ever made,it sure is a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. Brooke Shields doesn't get the credit she deserves for her talent,and even Rip Torn does a good job here. One big reason for most people to rent or buy it in the blow-out bin (I paid $1.25) at a discount store is that there is no violence in the movie,no sex scenes,and no foul language. I don't have any kids,but I suspect the people who do and who want to pick a movie the whole family can watch and enjoy will appreciate the harmless fun in this movie. Their choices have to be pretty slim,so this one would be a good one to recommend to your friends who do have young children.


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