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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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Wayne
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Stephen
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Giles Rittman ...
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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

In the first scene at the school house, the date, Monday 20th March 1977, is written on the chalkboard. March 20, 1977 was a Sunday. 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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