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Firewall (2006)

PG-13 | | Crime, Thriller | 10 February 2006 (USA)
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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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) (12 February 2006)

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$48,751,189 (USA)
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Paul Bettany claimed that while filming a fight scene Harrison Ford insisted that Bettany hit him harder after finding his blows too soft. In exasperation Bettany finally punched Ford at full strength, to which Ford responded: "That's it!" See more »

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When Jack starts his secretary's car, his left hand is on the steering wheel while his right hand appears to remain on the center console, somewhere around where the emergency brake or gearshift would be on a car with a standard transmission. See more »

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Bill Cox: [off-screen] Hello Jack.
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Featured in Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #13.93 (2006) See more »

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Not terrible...
22 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Overall, an enjoyable movie, until the end when it felt like the director got sick of the movie and said "that's a wrap. everyone leave".

Fortunately, they didn't go overboard with the usual lousy computer scenes you normally see in a movie. In fact, the whole name of "Firewall" is poorly chosen.

If you're looking for a simple pseudo-thriller that follows the typical script, you'll enjoy this.

If you're looking for more than that, look elsewhere.

I give it a 5 out of 10. Had some enjoyable moments, but like I said, it simply ends poorly.


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