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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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Trivia

Director Jon Amiel reports that in the scene in the market in Kuala Lumpur when Gin is confronted by Hector Cruz, a large rat ran right by her head, and she freaked out, abruptly ending the first take. See more »

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When Gin first enters her hotel room, she pushes the toggle style light switch "down" instead of up to turn on the light. See more »

Quotes

Gin: I said this is called entrapment.
Mac: No, actually it's called blackmail. Entrapment is what cops do to thieves.
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Written by Jamie Catto, Rollo, and Sister Bliss
Performed by Faithless
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You won't remember much about the movie other than Catherine Zeta-Jones in the laser scene
1 January 2005 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

I remember how, after seeing this movie, everyone in my office was talking about Catherine Zeta-Jones and how she was, arguably, the most beautiful woman in the world. The women in the office went to go see it after hearing all the fuss, many going just to confirm that "she isn't all that." In a way, it's a bit of a shame because it's a decent heist movie with a good plot and pretty good acting. Sean Connery was, as always, excellent in his role and the cinematography. It all gets overshadowed by the Catherine Zeta-Jones laser scene that guys will be thinking about for days (Years?).

Does any of this make the movie any less entertaining to watch? Probably not.


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