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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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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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30 April 1999 (USA)  »

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$66,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$87,704,396 (USA) (24 September 1999)
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Sean Connery is 39 years older than Catherine Zeta-Jones. See more »

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Mac: This is it? Whatever happened to money? I mean where is the good old-fashioned loot?
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3 August 2013 | by (Lincolnshire, UK) – See all my reviews

Sean Connery is a notorious thief who teams up with undercover insurance agent Catherine Zeta-Jones to rob a high-tech bank on the stroke of midnight when everyone else is ringing in the new millennium. But is she a goodie or a baddie? Does Connery know which? Do they trust each other? Does this film contain one minute that is actually engaging? The answer to that last question is a resounding 'no'.

'Entrapment' is drearily photographed, directed with no verve, the central pairing lacks chemistry, and the script is padded to the hilt with dull banter when it should be tight and focused on the robberies. Still, those scenes are lacking in invention anyway, and the numerous twists manage to arrive without causing a singe ripple.


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