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The Stickup (2002)

 -  Action | Crime | Mystery  -  May 2002 (USA)
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It's a quiet little town where nothing happens - until the day the bank is hit for half a million dollars by a thief wearing a clowns mask.

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Natalie Wright
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Ray DeCarlo
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FBI Agent Rick Kendall
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Lt. Vincent Marino
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Mike O'Grady (as Alfred E. Humphreys)
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Arlen Morris
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Roy Freeman
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Steve Spizak
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Tommy Meeker
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Harris
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Female Teller
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Dr. Alvarez
Christina Jastrzembska ...
Farm Woman
Chief Leonard George ...
Chief Samson Redcloud (as Leonard George)
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It's a quiet little town where nothing happens - until the day the bank is hit for half a million dollars of Indian casino money by a thief wearing a clowns mask. From here the story follows a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse between bank robber and former cop Parker (James Spader) and small-town police officer Ray DeCarlo (David Keith) determined to catch him. Parker doesn't help himself by holing up with a nurse who happens to be DeCarlo's former wife. Throw in a rookie FBI agent, Indians who want their money back, some former friends of Parker who are not so friendly anymore and his fate seems sealed. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language and violence | See all certifications »
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A Surprisingly Good Police Story
28 February 2004 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Parker (James Spader) meets Natalie (Leslie Stefanson) in a bar and has one night stand with her. On the next day, the local bank is robbed and Parker is chased and wounded by the police. The FBI rookie agent Rick Kendall (John Livingstone) is assigned for the case. This low budget movie was a great surprise for me. With a screenplay with lots of plot points, and two excellent lead actors (James Spader and John Livingstone), is a very worthwhile entertainment, recommended for fans of police story. The plot is great and the location were this film takes place is very beautiful, with wonderful landscapes. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): `Perseguição Implacável' (`Implacable Chase')


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