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Entrapment (1999)

PG-13 | | 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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hector Cruz
Conrad Greene
Terry O'Neill ...
Madhav Sharma ...
Security Chief
David Yip ...
Chief of Police
Millennium Man
Waverly Technician
Aaron Swartz ...
Cruz's Man
William Marsh ...
Computer Technician
Tony Xu ...


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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive. Then again, practice makes perfect. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

30 April 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Antoine Fuqua Project  »

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Box Office


$66,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,145,595 (USA) (30 April 1999)


$87,704,396 (USA) (24 September 1999)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


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Written by K. Ramirez, S. Della Monica, G. Canu, and A. Sommella
Performed by Karen Ramirez
Courtesy of Mercury Records Ltd. (London)
Licensed courtesy of Universal Film and Television Licensing
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User Reviews

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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