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The Bank (2001)

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The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy.

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Cast

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Jim
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Michelle
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Wayne
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Stephen
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Diane
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Vincent
Kazuhiro Muroyama ...
Toshio
Andrew Bayly ...
Mr. Johnson
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Young Jim
Sharon Oppy ...
Teacher #1
Giles Rittman ...
Schoolchild
Dylan Foss ...
Schoolchild
Jessica Voglis ...
Schoolchild
Nicole Croker ...
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The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy.

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Public enemy number one: The Bank

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Thriller | Drama

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Trivia

Some scenes were actually shot on the uppers floors of a major bank's corporate headquarters in Melbourne. See more »

Goofs

When Wayne is holding Simon at gunpoint and you can see the computer screen showing the progress of the stock market in the background, the line chart changes from being half way across the screen to beginning to cross the screen to being half way across the screen again by the time the scene ends. See more »

Quotes

[Explaining to the bank's board why he wants to protect the shareholders]
Simon: They are our people. They are our "society". The public can take care of themselves.
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References Koyaanisqatsi (1982) See more »

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A former bank teller says...
8 October 2003 | by (Sunny CA) – See all my reviews

Go and rent The Bank!

This movie was a great surprise for me. The contrast between LaPaglia and Wenham is very believable. LaPaglia's Simon in his expensive suits and $100 haircut in stark contrast to Wenham's Jim in a leather jacket and unkempt hair. I found myself talking to the characters, from calling Simon (LaPaglia) a dirty bastard, to rolling my eyes at Jim (Wenham) and calling him a sell-out. The Bank really held my "interest" and gave a nice "payoff" in the end with a great twist.

A great movie if you like the David and Goliath-type of movie.


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