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How to Rob a Bank (2007)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Mystery  -  25 June 2007 (USA)
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Caught in the middle of a bank robbery, a slacker and a bank employee become the ones who arbitrate the intense situation.

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Jinx has coasted through life oblivious to the world around him and without a care in the world. His life is thrown into a spin when he gets caught in the middle of a bank heist and is forced to arbitrate this intense situation between the thieves and the police. Written by Archlight Films

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$109 (USA) (8 February 2008)

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$711 (USA) (22 February 2008)
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The full list of tips shown throughout the film on how to rob a bank are: Tip #1 - Decide to rob a bank. Tip #2 - Have a plan. Tip #3 - Have a back-up plan. Tip #4 - Establish clear communications. Tip #5 - Choose your partners carefully. Tip #6 - Expect the unexpected. Tip #7 - Shit happens. Tip #8 - Don't get greedy. Tip #9 - Remember, shit happens. Tip #10 - Hang up and know when to walk away. See more »

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Jinx stops the roll of tape with the bottom of his right foot, but removes it from the bottom of his left foot. See more »

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Jason 'Jinx' Taylor: Life is stealing from you. Literally. Surcharge by surcharge. Convenience is bleeding you dry. Nickel by nickel. Chump change. That dime you don't even bother to bend over to pick up on the sidewalk is the same dime you get bent over for by all these services. You want to call 411, that'll cost fifty cents. You want to actually place that call, that'll be an additional forty-nine cents. That adds up to guys like you and me. On any given day, I have twenty dollars before pay day. ...
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Hungy Like the Wolf
Performed by Duran Duran
Courtesy of Capitol Records/EMI Music UK
By Arrangement with EMI Film and Television Music
Written by Nick Rhodes (as N. Bates), Simon Le Bon (as S. LeBon), Andy Taylor (as A. Taylor),
John Taylor (as J. Taylor), Roger Taylor (as R. Taylor)
Published by Biot Music Limited (ASCAP)
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Just sit back and enjoy yourself...and don't trust IBMD critics who vote 1 star
14 December 2010 | by (yourhdd) – See all my reviews

The movie itself...Not a classic, not very memorable, and very, I mean VERY unrealistic.

Still, I say who cares? Some people take every issue so seriously. I was reading one reviewer who was whining about the screens on the computers in the movie that were on for probably a whole 30 seconds...huh? People take things way to seriously. As stated the movie itself isn't the best and the ending is kind of rushed, but it has some great actors(including the late David Carradine) and its a fun flick. So, If your like me and you don't care that someone's tie didn't match their shirt then check it out.

I give it a 6 and It deserves no less then a 5


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