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The Heist (2000)

Two brothers turn against each other when confronted with the possibility of getting millions of dollars found in a stolen armored car.

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Kurt Voss

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Kurt Voss
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Cast

Credited cast:
Luke Perry ... Jack
Ice-T ... C-Note
Richmond Arquette ... Moe
Amy Locane ... Lucy
De'aundre Bonds ... Trent
David Faustino ... Chuck
Billy Rieck Billy Rieck ... Junior (as Billy Reick)
Jeffrey McDonald Jeffrey McDonald ... Ice Cream Man
Robert Wisdom ... Slim
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Fisher ... Nelson
Stacie Mcglenon Stacie Mcglenon ... Misha
Candace Sibley Candace Sibley ... Bartender #2
Nicholas Walker ... Billy
Rita Woodman Rita Woodman ... Mother
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When Jack, a small criminal who never amounted to something after systematical abuse by his father, is just out of jail after six months for his part in a theft of TV sets, he has nowhere else to crash then the place where his brother Moe, a penniless jazz musician, lives upstairs illegally. Their life suddenly gets a new perspective when they observe a robbed armored car is parked downstairs by three black hardened criminals. Jack only has eyes for the mountain of cash that can turn them instantly super-rich, and produces -to his startled brother's surprise- a hand gun, just in case; Moe on the other hand is reticent, till they notice a blonde girl which the hoods hold handcuffed, then decides rescuing her is worth the risk. After the three thugs have a row, Trent, who is unruly even by their standards, takes off but returns with a few scared white buddies of his. There are now too many guns and takers for the money for the plot to end without a heavy body count, while happy ends ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Metal Box See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$2,800,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR (5.1 surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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a film and a half
26 September 2000 | by s.hayleySee all my reviews

i have seen this film more than once, each time it gets better and better, luke perry at his usual best, where is his oscar? a film and a half 9/10


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