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Entrapment (1999)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Romance | 30 April 1999 (USA)
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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Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive. Then again, practice makes perfect. 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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$66,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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

Writer Ronald Bass's pitch to Fountainbridge Films consisted of only seven lines. See more »

Goofs

The Petronas Towers in Malaysia are not located immediately beside slums. The scenes involving the hideout in Malaysia were filmed in actual slums, and the towers were added into the film later. The Malaysian government complained about this as they felt it misrepresented their rich/poor divide. See more »

Quotes

Mac: In order for there to be complete trust between thieves, there can be nothing personal.
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Lost My Faith
(Trevor Horn Remix)
Written by Seal and Reggie Hamilton
Performed by Seal
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Grandpa buglar Team lack sexual chemistry
24 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

Virginia Baker (Catherine Zeta-Jones) works for an insurance company, and suspects old master thief Robert MacDougal (Sean Connery) is responsible for the latest improbable theft of a high price artwork. She tracks him down to propose stealing a valuable mask.

This has a very weak cat and mouse game between CZJ and Conner. It's more innuendo and sexual gamesmanship than actual compelling story. None of it is worthwhile. The two leads would work better as a grandfather granddaughter team, and has as much sexual chemistry as that. It's an excuse for CZJ to roll around in skin tight clothing and get caught naked. As for the capers and exotic locations, they are a bit of fun distraction. It's kind of sad to see Sean Connery in this.


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