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Out of Sight (1998)

A career bank robber breaks out of jail, and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a U.S. Marshal he has kidnapped.

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Bank Customer (as Elgin Marlowe)
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Chino (as Luis Guzman)
Paul Soileau ...
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A career bank robber busts out of jail (Clooney) with the help of his buddy (Rhames) and kidnaps a US Marshal (Lopez) in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big scam, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in. Written by <97fa043@dvc.edu>

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Opposites attract.


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Rated R for language and some strong violence | See all certifications »

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26 June 1998 (USA)  »

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Un romance peligroso  »

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Budget:

$48,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,020,435 (USA) (28 June 1998)

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$37,562,568 (USA)
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Trivia

The Bank Customer character in an early scene, credited to the actor Elgin Marlowe, is Mike Malone, Steven Soderbergh's friend and star of his earlier work, Schizopolis (1996). See more »

Goofs

After the shootout in Ripley's house, when Foley is talking to "the maid" in the bedroom, Kenneth, who has just been shot dead, clearly moves under the bedspread. Twice. See more »

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Jack Foley: So how long were you out before they grabbed you?
Hejira: That time?
Jack Foley: There were others?
Hejira: Yeah, that was the ninth.
Jack Foley: The *ninth*?
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References From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) See more »

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It's Your Thing
Written by Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley and O'Kelly Isley
Performed by The Isley Brothers
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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See? J.Lo CAN act!
1 June 2002 | by (Palmerston North, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Chemistry so hot that they ignite the screen. Too bad it didn't ignite the Box Office, but Out Of Sight is one movie both George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez can feel damn proud of. Maybe it's the fact that George's criminal character is *actually* funny and multi-dimensional. Maybe it's the fact that the storyline actually has a story to it - and an interesting one at that. Hell - maybe it's just that J.Lo walks around in skimpy outfits - curves flaunted - and likes to kick butt. After much consideration, I must concur: it's equal parts to all 3.

Strong performances by Clooney (Jack) and Lopez (Karen), as well as George's Ocean's 11 co-star Don Cheadle. Witty script and likeable characters with a satisfying and plot-twisting ending. What more can you want? Did I hear you say Jennifer Lopez naked? Yeah well, you won't get that here... but it's good all the same!


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