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Out of Sight (1998)

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A career bank robber breaks out of jail, and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a U.S. Marshal he has kidnapped.

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jack Foley
... Karen Sisco
Jim Robinson ... Bank Employee
Mike Malone ... Bank Customer (as Elgin Marlowe)
... Buddy Bragg
... Maurice Miller
Donna Frenzel ... Bank Teller
... Adele
Manny Suárez ... Bank Cop (as Manny Suarez)
... Marshall Sisco
... Bank Cop
... Glenn Michaels
... Richard Ripley
... Chino (as Luis Guzman)
Paul Soileau ... Lulu
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Storyline

A career bank robber busts out of jail (Clooney) with the help of his buddy (Rhames) and kidnaps a US Marshal (Lopez) in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big scam, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in. Written by <97fa043@dvc.edu>

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Opposites attract.


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Rated R for language and some strong violence | See all certifications »

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Universal

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Release Date:

26 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un romance peligroso  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,020,435, 28 June 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$37,562,568

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,745,568
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During their DVD commentary, Steven Soderbergh and Screenwriter Scott Frank reveal that the cast members ad-libbed several memorable lines in the script. Don Cheadle wrote the line, "in a situation like this, there's a high potentiality for the common motherfucker to bitch out." See more »

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In the hotel room, when Jack and Karen are together, the bed sheets go from green to white to green again. See more »

Quotes

Karen Sisco: You wanted to tussle. We tussled.
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Connections

Referenced in My Date with Drew (2004) See more »

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Primavera
Written by Juan García Esquivel (as Joyce Esquivel)
Performed by Juan García Esquivel (as Esquivel)
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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See? J.Lo CAN act!
1 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Chemistry so hot that they ignite the screen. Too bad it didn't ignite the Box Office, but Out Of Sight is one movie both George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez can feel damn proud of. Maybe it's the fact that George's criminal character is *actually* funny and multi-dimensional. Maybe it's the fact that the storyline actually has a story to it - and an interesting one at that. Hell - maybe it's just that J.Lo walks around in skimpy outfits - curves flaunted - and likes to kick butt. After much consideration, I must concur: it's equal parts to all 3.

Strong performances by Clooney (Jack) and Lopez (Karen), as well as George's Ocean's 11 co-star Don Cheadle. Witty script and likeable characters with a satisfying and plot-twisting ending. What more can you want? Did I hear you say Jennifer Lopez naked? Yeah well, you won't get that here... but it's good all the same!


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