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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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All the Money or the Simple Life Honey
Performed by The Dandy Warhols (as Dandy Warhols)
Courtesy of EMI Music
By Arrangement with EMI Film and Television Music
Written by Courtney Taylor-Taylor (as C. Taylor)
Published by Dandy Warhol Music (BMI)
Administered by King, Holms, Paterno & Berliner
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Good acting, pointless snore-worthy script.
3 July 2008 | by (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) – See all my reviews

How this was ever turned into a movie I honestly have no idea. What is even more amazing is the excellent cast would have anything to do with it. Nick Stahl, Erika Christensen, Gavin Rossdale, & Terry Crews are all quite talented, too bad they have nothing good for them to do. This reminded me of a a failed TV pilot that just wasn't any good so it wasn't aired. I respect what the writer/director was trying to do, sorry he failed miserably. This made a total of 1K in theaters then to video, and for good reason it sucks. Please don't bother wasting your time or your money with this very good looking (the cinematography is looks great) yet utterly pointless & extremely boring film.


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