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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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Dawn
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Tuggle (as Frank Taylor)
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Robinson
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Mrs. Cherry
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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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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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Rich Production
13 May 2001 | by (Baton Rouge, LA, USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of the few films where the characters have accents that don't sound phony. And that is not all that is in good order with this charmer. A variety of portrayals characterizing southern personality types is funny in itself. The plot is very simple and places more responsibility on acting and integration of other film making elements to create a valid viewing experience. From the sound and music to clothing and sets, it all fits. While there is nothing unpredictable about the Almost Perfect Bank Robbery, nothing is offensive either. A good example of what can be done without a large cast and production crew to create a first class picture. I loved it and wish it was a little longer so I could enjoy it more.


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