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44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  5 June 2003 (USA)
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After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes.

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On 28 February 1997, two men heavily armed with AK-47 try to heist the Bank of America of North Hollywood, but their plan fails and they are kept under siege by the LAPD. Along forty-four minutes, Los Angeles witnesses live on television one of the greatest shoot-out of the American history. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Scenes on the residential streets where the robbers tried escaping from the bank were filmed on the actual locations behind the real bank. See more »

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When Emil carjacks the truck, you can see the owner flip two switches down to disable the vehicle from being started. When Emil gets into the truck, the switches are back in the "up" position. See more »

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Bobby Martinez: [shooting at Phillips] I'm hitting them, but they're not going down!
Harris: They've got Kevlar! Head shots!
Bobby Martinez: Aim for the head!
Harris: Aim high!
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One of the Greatest Shoot-Out of the American History
4 August 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

On 28 February 1997, two men heavily armed with AK-47 try to heist the Bank of America of North Hollywood, but their plan fails and they are kept under siege by the LAPD. Along forty-four minutes, Los Angeles witnesses live on television one of the greatest shoot-out of the American history.

Based on a true event, this movie impresses regarding the scenes of intense shoot-out, with the cast having also great performances. However, the statements of the characters, showing the LAPD as a brotherhood or family, do not seem to correspond to the reality showed in other police stories in American movies. Anyway, this film is a surprisingly good and worthwhile entertainment. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "44 Minutes - O Tiroteio de North Hollywood" ("44 Minutes - The North Hollywood Shoot-Out")


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