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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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...and 10 easy tips to get away with it


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25 June 2007 (USA)  »

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How to Rob a Bank (and 10 Tips to Actually Get Away with It)  »

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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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Cash Machine
Performed by Hard-Fi
Courtesy of Vice Records/Warner Music UK
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film and TV Licensing
Written by Rich Archer (as R.J. Archer)
Published by Careers BMG Music Publishing (BMI)
Administered by BMG FilmTV Music Publishing
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A well paced and lighthearted masterpiece.
13 May 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The first thing I did after watching this film was take it to my friends house and watch it again. I was so taken up with the cast the witty lines and the hand to mouth existence that the main character personifies. The acting was superb with the feelings of each character portrayed so well that it's almost impossible to take your eyes off the screen. The timing of each line was done so masterfully you're drawn even further into the story. I've read some of the other reviews and I honestly believe that this film is worth far more than they're giving. It's lighthearted nature, range of believable and identifiable characters as well as the sheer brilliance of its time and pacing has made this one of my favorite films of all time.


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