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Windfall (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Thriller  -  1 September 2004 (Kuwait)
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Robbers Ace and Scratch are caught in the act of robbing a casino vault and are caught after a long chase by the owner of the casino, who chooses not to send them to jail but instead hires them on as security consultants. The current head of security at the casino is not happy, but casino exec Amber couldn't be happier. Written by JDW

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Their last heist is about to be blown away. See more »

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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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In the scene in the casino, when Robert Englund's character puts money on the blackjack table, the dealer picks it up and says, "Changing one thousand." In any real casino the dealer would take the bills, count them out by laying them on the table, and then say the total amount to be changed into chips. See more »

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Not Completely Awful
7 February 2004 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

As far as these "straight to video" action movies go, I've seen far worse. The production values were OK, and there were a few good chase scenes. Several things let this movie down though, most important being a plot that was silly at times, including such ridiculous events as people crowding onto a boat to sail off an island minutes before a hurricane is due to arrive, and bad guys who are comically inept at aiming guns at the good guys.

The acting is pretty bad, with Robert Englund and Gregg Henry both hamming it up. Casper Van Dien's acting is the same as always- wooden and goofy but somehow almost vaguely likeable. Ray Wise is wasted in a supporting role with terrible lines. Libby Hudson is forgettable in a forgettable part. The bad guy's henchmen are all straight from central casting's low-budget division.

But... some parts of the story were not too bad, and some of the chase scenes were quite good. As I said, I've seen far worse. Five out of Ten.


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