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Entrapment (1999)

 -  Action | Crime | Romance  -  30 April 1999 (USA)
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An insurance agent is sent by her employer to track down and help capture an art thief.

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Storyline

Following the theft of a highly-secured piece of artwork, an agent convinces her insurance agency employers to allow her to wriggle into the company of an aging but active master thief. Connery's burglar takes her on suspiciously and demands rigorous training before their first job together--stealing a highly-valued mask from a chichi party. Their deepening attraction and distrust could tear apart their partnership but the promise of a bigger prize (some eight billion odd dollars) by Zeta-Jones keeps the game interesting. Only, who's playing with whom? Written by Lordship <lordship@juno.com>

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The trap is set. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some language, sensuality, violence and drug content | See all certifications »

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30 April 1999 (USA)  »

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Untitled Antoine Fuqua Project  »

Box Office

Budget:

$66,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$97,100,000 (Non-US) (13 August 1999)

Gross:

ESP 1,645,901,898 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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In the original script, the climactic events were set to take place on the minute that Hong Kong reverted to Chinese rule. However, director Jon Amiel preferred to use something more timely so the Millennium Eve became the catalyst event. See more »

Goofs

When stealing the mask it takes Gin about two minutes to pass through the laser grid. When she takes the mask, Mac tells her there are about 30 seconds left before the guard reaches the room. When the guard finally reaches the door Gin has already vanished, but the laser grid is still active. Given that, it becomes easy to explain that, in getting to the mask, she would have been slow and careful, but not necessarily so when she retrieved it. Also, with the practice undertaken, it would make sense that, in real time, it would probably take her about 30 seconds or so to get through it, and just appeared to be longer to increase the dramatic tension. See more »

Quotes

Gin: Preparing pressure switch neutralization device.
[removes chewing gum from her mouth and covers the pressure switch with it]
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Referenced in Community: History 101 (2013) See more »

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The Right Way
Written by D. Kedros, C. Kedros, and S. Jewitt
Performed by Headrillaz
Courtesy of V2 Music Limited
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Can stealing be an art form? Convincing look.
13 November 2000 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of those that keeps the characters purpose twisting and turning. You have to second guess the ending twice. The vivacious Catherine Zeta-Jones plays a top notch insurance agent that specializes in art theft. She takes on the mission of catching a master thief(Sean Connery)by convincing him that she too is a supreme art thief.

Just enough action to keep your attention. Wonderful scenery and the more than just beautiful Zeta-Jones makes for advanced heartbeat. The age difference of the two stars fits the script like a glove and gives a fleeting glimpse of romance.

Camera work is intense. The big chase/escape scene is awesome.

Also appearing are: Ving Rhames, Maury Chaykin and Will Patton.


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