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Flypaper (2011)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 25 August 2011 (Russia)
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A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at the same bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peanut Butter
Gordon Blythe / Vicellous Drum
Mitchell Wolf
Rex Newbauer
Mr. Clean
Swiss Miss
Jack Hayes
Credit Manager


Tripp ('Patrick Dempsey') walks into a bank to get some change and ends up as a hostage to two bank robber-teams, robbing the bank he is at. In an almost Sherlock Holmesian way he has to solve this Agatha Christie inspired mystery and win the girls (Ashley Judd) heart. But not everything is at it seems, and there are many twists and turns in this comedy. Written by Nali

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Two Sets of Bank Robbers. One Very Sticky Heist.


Comedy | Crime | Mystery


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Release Date:

25 August 2011 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Bank Heist Comedy  »

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Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,098 (USA) (19 August 2011)


$1,098 (USA) (19 August 2011)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Depakene is a mood stabilizer, implying Tripp suffers from Bipolar disorder. See more »


Tripp is shown wearing dark grey/black jeans at the beginning and throughout the story. At the end, when he's sitting in the ambulance the jeans are suddenly blue. See more »


Weinstein: We always said that we would bail on any job if the intel sucked. Already the vault specs are shit, we're behind schedule, our number 3 guy Lancelot is a fuckin' psycho. We got two hillbillies in the lobby playing with weapons-grade plastic explosives, our faces in the the open. Ten years ago we would have bailed, you know I'm right.
Darrien: Ten years ago we weren't in a recession.
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References Rain Man (1988) See more »

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A really fun and quite clever spin on the bank heist gone wrong
17 September 2011 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting that much from this going in, but grew interested very early as we were introduced to Patrick Dempsey's character as a strange man with a very gifted, sort of neurotic mind. It does start with two sets of robbers with very different backgrounds and techniques. One a very professional veteran crew of highly skilled robbers with a well laid out plan. The other was a pair of absolute complete idiots without the slightest clue of what they are doing. One team is after the vault the others after the ATM's. So a loose pact is made between them. As for what comes next, let's say there are a lot of very entertaining high jinx between the hostages and the robbers, there is twists and turns and even more twists and turns as Dempsey's character leads viewers all around with his witty and neurotic behavior, he is the glue to the film and acts as the glue to the "flypaper" as everyone gets stuck one by one, You won't be figuring out what is happening next and the surprise ending is sure to leave you with a smirk............

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