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Armored (2009)

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A newbie guard for an armored truck company is coerced by his veteran coworkers to steal a truck containing $42 million. But a wrinkle in their supposedly foolproof plan divides the group, leading to a potentially deadly resolution.

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Cast

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Duncan Ashcroft
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Jimmy Hackett (as Andre Jamal Kinney)
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Dispatcher #1
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Homeless Man
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Joe the Cook
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Child Welfare Agent
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Federal Guard
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Bank Guard
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Storyline

The war veteran, Ty Hackett, is hired to work as security guard by the Eagle Shield Security where his old friend Mike Cochroone works. Ty is having financial difficulties after the death of his father, and is raising his brother Jimmy alone. He teams up with Mike's brother-in-law, Baines, and their coworkers Quinn, Palmer and Dobbs. One night, Mike invites Ty to join in the robbery of two armored trucks transporting forty-two million dollars. The reluctant Ty accepts after Mike promises that nobody would be hurt in the heist. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They have a plan that's going to catch EVERYBODY off-guard. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

4 December 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Armoured  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,511,128, 6 December 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$15,988,876, 10 January 2010

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,942,221, 10 January 2010
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Both Matt Dillon and Skeet Ulrich previously starred with actress Neve Campbell in Wild Things (1998) and Scream (1996) respectively. See more »

Goofs

(at around 48 mins) A production traffic officer visible on left of screen (almost hidden by sun glare). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ty Hackett: Rise and shine, let's go... You gonna miss the bus, get up.
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Soundtracks

Loc'in on the Shaw
Written by Matt Dike
Performed by Tone Loc
Courtesy of Delicious Vinyl
By Arrangement with Shelly Bay Music
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way too far-fetched
9 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

I went to see this movie today, with hopes that it would involve an at least half-intelligent story. I was extremely disappointed, as it did not. The plot, and the decisions by the main character, were so far-fetched. I was hoping for a "Dog Day Afternoon"-type movie, but instead got something totally unacceptable. I actually found myself totally hoping for the "hero" to be knocked off, and I nearly walked out of the theater on several occasions when this should have happened but didn't. Heist movies are notmeant to be feel-good flicks, and this one tried to be just that. Every couple of minutes during the second half of the movie, I found myself saying, "no way". Without giving the whole story away, it revolved around an armored car guard who was financially down and out, and whose house was going into foreclosure. He was invited in on a heist, and accepted, only to back down once the action began. Weak.


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