4.6/10
586
8 user 17 critic

Electric Slide (2014)

A chronicle of the life of furniture salesman turned bank robber Eddie Dodson.

Director:

Writers:

(article), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Pauline
...
Mimi
...
Charlotte
...
Sue Fellucci
...
...
Eddie Dodson
...
Mika Oh
...
Roy Fortune
...
Marilyn D
...
Jean
...
Jan Phillips
...
Andy Segal
...
Jan's Girl
...
Ticket Taker (rumored)
...
Glen the Mormon
Edit

Storyline

It's 1983 Los Angeles - beautiful girls, luxurious mansions, glamorous parties and Eddie Dodson, a very hip, very charismatic dealer of high-end antique furniture for the rich and famous. When Eddie meets the cool and aloof Pauline, the attraction is instant and the two live out each other's fast-paced fantasies. That is until Eddie's high-rolling life catches up with him and loan sharks start knocking on his door. To pay off his debts, Eddie and Pauline begin a spree of bank robberies across LA, charming tellers at over 60 banks to hand over the cash. Now the lovers are not only on the run from loan sharks but also have the police hot on their trail. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual content/nudity and brief violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 April 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Assaltos em Cadeia  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Ewan McGregor was originally cast as Eddie Dodson and Carey Mulligan as his girlfriend but after years in development, both dropped out and were replaced by Jim Sturgess and Isabel Lucas. See more »

Quotes

Roy Fortune: Next time, no toys allowed at the gun fight!
See more »

Connections

Features Breathless (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Dream Baby Dream
by The Savages
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Slow, bland and boring.
6 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie went too slow for the pace I'm use to.

And for a movie about a bank robber, it was boring.

Seem they relied too much on how viewers wood react to the excitement of robbing a bank vs putting it on screen.

The nostalgia of the 1980s was faint to. They tired with the 80s music but overall I was disinterested.

Jim Struggs was actually pretty good though. Found him funny and enjoyable to watch as a furtive store owner looking to pay back a shark loan by robbing banks. Unfortunately, it's not enough to make the movie and neither was the mostly cameo appearance of Patricia Arquette, who the ad people decided to milked her academy award win to promote the movie and Chloë Sevigny.

I'd skip it


5 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?