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
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 »
...you bald little Jew!
It never ends! 2000 years we been takin' this shit!
Yeah, I know man. I know.
I mean it's not like I'm an accountant or a comedy writer or something really Jewy. I'm a fucking bank robber, for Christs's sake! You know how many Jewish bank robbers there are?
NOT very many!
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This movie is severely underrated and for me, its one of the best crime comedies of decade.
At a bank heist, two groups accidentally choose the same bank with multiple hostages. The thing is, hostages have got the gun, robbers haven't albeit both are too dumb to realize it. But wait, there's more to it than this froth sounding storyline, there is a third robbery secretively going on! I assure you I haven't give out even nanograms of details. Another thing, the cast is amazing, acting of dumb robbers, is best of all. And this movie has so many twists and turns, surprising ones, not those which will let you bang your fist at seat in sheer frustration, that it keeps your nail chewed out by the time it ends. Though there is a great clue in the mid of the movie, about the culprit, but nonetheless, director has done well to bind the tits and bits of movies all together and present it as a crime caper. And last thing I expected, laughing while watching a heist movie. Dialogues are witty, clever and Dripsey as Sherlock Holmes to this Agatha Christie style movie is brilliant with his role. Ashley judds is getting older but she plays a nice role. Rest assured you'll scarcely find such an entertaining package at one place
9/10 for me!
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