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

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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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what moviemaking has come to.....
26 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

I had a chance to see this and Clint's "True Crime" on successive evenings on hotel ppv while on vacation. This movie is a sad example of the triumph of glitz in Hollywood "product". Connery sleepwalks through his role. Catherine Zeta-Jones' acting abilities range from A to B (pace Dorothy Parker). The plot devices strain credibility at every turn, and the makers of the film must have missed class on the day they went over "character development". The whole movie is overlaid with a brittle layer of cold, lifeless, glossy techno-sheen. "True Crime", while no masterpiece, is at least a real story with real people. This is contemporary moviemaking at its worst.


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