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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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They will make him steal, but he will make them pay See more »

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

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10 February 2006 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$115,451 (South Africa) (28 April 2006)

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$48,745,150 (USA) (12 May 2006)
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Virginia Madsen received a message on her cell phone from Harrison Ford, who was offering her a part in the movie. Madsen thought it was a practical joke at first. See more »

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When Jack first comes home to find his family kidnapped they are bound and gagged, but you can hear his boy cry, "Daddy, Daddy," even though he has duct tape over his mouth. See more »

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[first lines]
Bill Cox: [off-screen] Hello Jack.
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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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