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Firewall (2006)

PG-13 | | Crime, Thriller | 10 February 2006 (USA)
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A security specialist is forced into robbing the bank that he's protecting, as a bid to pay off his family's ransom.

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With his family held for ransom, the head security executive for a global bank is commanded to loot his own business for millions in order to ensure his wife and children's safety. He then faces the demanding task of thwarting the kidnapper's grand scheme, which makes him look guilty of embezzlement. Written by Anonymous

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Nothing Is More Dangerous Than A Man With Everything To Lose. See more »

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Crime | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for some intense sequences of violence, and for some language | See all certifications »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,635,463 (USA) (10 February 2006)

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$48,745,150 (USA) (12 May 2006)
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The film deals with a "tiger" kidnapping, this is a crime in which an abduction forms part of a robbery. A person of importance to the victim is held hostage as collateral until the victim has met the criminal's demands. See more »

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When Jack's in the cabin, he crashes through a window covered with plastic. The sound of shattering glass is clearly heard, however if you look at the window after he's gone through it there is only the plastic, there is no glass. See more »

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[first lines]
Bill Cox: [off-screen] Hello Jack.
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In Loving Memory Patricia McQueeney See more »

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Referenced in Game K N B: Episode dated 15 March 2007 (2007) See more »

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Senza Fine
Written by Gino Paoli
Performed by Monica Mancini
Courtesy of Concord Music Group, Inc.
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Firewall: Very Entertaining
24 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie was better than I thought it would be. I really enjoyed it. Seeing Harrison Ford back in action was an added bonus. He can definitely still bring it. It was great to see him back on the big screen as feisty as ever still kicking butt. The villain was played by Paul Bettany who is always brilliant when playing a dirty rotten scoundrel. I didn't realize how tall he (Paul) is until this movie, (he is a good inch taller than Harrison Ford, who is over 6 ft) The film was a bit slow in parts, but the ending makes up for it. I wouldn't suggest taking small children as it is a bit violent for its PG-13 rating. There are also a couple funny / cute moments that were really well played. If you are a Harrison Ford fan, you won't want to miss Firewall.


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