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Entrapment (1999)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Romance | 30 April 1999 (USA)
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An insurance agent is sent by her employer to track down and help capture an art thief.

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Jon Amiel

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Ronald Bass (story) (as Ron Bass), Michael Hertzberg (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Connery ... Mac
Catherine Zeta-Jones ... Gin
Ving Rhames ... Thibadeaux
Will Patton ... Cruz
Maury Chaykin ... Conrad Greene
Kevin McNally ... Haas
Terry O'Neill Terry O'Neill ... Quinn
Madhav Sharma Madhav Sharma ... Security Chief
David Yip ... Chief of Police
Tim Potter ... Millennium Man
Eric Meyers ... Waverly Technician
Aaron Swartz Aaron Swartz ... Cruz's Man
William Marsh William Marsh ... Computer Technician
Tony Xu Tony Xu ... Banker
Rolf Saxon ... ICB Director
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Storyline

Following the theft of a highly-secured piece of artwork, an agent convinces her insurance agency employers to allow her to wriggle into the company of an aging but active master thief. Connery's burglar takes her on suspiciously and demands rigorous training before their first job together--stealing a highly-valued mask from a chichi party. Their deepening attraction and distrust could tear apart their partnership but the promise of a bigger prize (some eight billion odd dollars) by Zeta-Jones keeps the game interesting. Only, who's playing with whom? Written by Lordship <lordship@juno.com>

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art | old man | burglar | money | china | See All (100) »

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Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive. Then again, practice makes perfect. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language, sensuality, violence and drug content | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Antoine Fuqua Project See more »

Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Budget:

$66,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,145,595, 2 May 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$87,704,396, 26 September 1999

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$212,404,396, 26 September 1999
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In Ving Rhames' following film, Mission: Impossible II (2000), the main protagonist, American spy Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise), recruits professional thief Nyah Nordoff-Hall (Thandie Newton) to recover a stolen item, later revealed to be an engineered virus. Sean Connery, who plays Mac, is famous for playing British secret agent James Bond, and Rolf Saxon (Director) had played CIA Analyst William Donloe. Ving Rhames played IMF operative and computer specialist Luther Stickell in the "Mission: Impossible" franchise. See more »

Goofs

After Gin loses her mini-parachute she can be seen wearing it when standing on the bridge between the towers before Mac has given her his parachute. See more »

Quotes

Mac: In order for there to be complete trust between thieves, there can be nothing personal.
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Alternate Versions

The British Board of Film Classification state that "substitutions" were made before a 12 certificate could be awarded. The edits were to change the line "Sit the fuck down" to "Sit your butt down". The DVD subtitles contain the original line, and the Australian DVD uses the same cut master. The cuts were waived for the 2007 DVD release. See more »

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Spoofed in Get Smart (2008) See more »

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The Right Way
Written by D. Kedros, C. Kedros, and S. Jewitt
Performed by Headrillaz
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All I'm seeing is Catherine and the laser beams
15 March 2004 | by Smells_Like_CheeseSee all my reviews

That was the coolest part of the movie. I mean, I'm not a guy or anything, but I have to admit she does look sexy. I really enjoyed "Entrapment". It had high action and intensity. I saw the film over HBO, I showed my mom and she was in love as well. Although this is not my favorite Connery film, it's still worth a look. The love story wasn't really needed. But you'll deal. Over all, the film is good. It was well directed with some remarkable actors. And remember LASER BEAMS! If you don't like the film, you will definatly like LASER BEAMS! Hehe. I would recommend this to fans of Connery or Jones.

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