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The Stickup (2002)

R | | Action, Crime, Mystery | May 2002 (USA)
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It's a quiet little town where nothing happens - until the day the bank is hit for half a million dollars by a thief wearing a clowns mask.

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Rowdy Herrington
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Spader ... John Parker
Leslie Stefanson ... Natalie Wright
David Keith ... Ray DeCarlo
John Livingston ... FBI Agent Rick Kendall
Robert Miano ... Lt. Vincent Marino
Alf Humphreys ... Mike O'Grady (as Alfred E. Humphreys)
Tim Henry ... Arlen Morris
Mark Holden ... Roy Freeman
Scott Heindl ... Steve Spizak
Alex Zahara ... Tommy Meeker
Alvin Sanders ... Harris
Cindy Maines Cindy Maines ... Female Teller
Karin Konoval ... Dr. Alvarez
Christina Jastrzembska ... Farm Woman
Chief Leonard George Chief Leonard George ... Chief Samson Redcloud (as Leonard George)
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Storyline

It's a quiet little town where nothing happens - until the day the bank is hit for half a million dollars of Indian casino money by a thief wearing a clowns mask. From here the story follows a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse between bank robber and former cop Parker (James Spader) and small-town police officer Ray DeCarlo (David Keith) determined to catch him. Parker doesn't help himself by holing up with a nurse who happens to be DeCarlo's former wife. Throw in a rookie FBI agent, Indians who want their money back, some former friends of Parker who are not so friendly anymore and his fate seems sealed. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language and violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Stick Up See more »

Filming Locations:

Hope, British Columbia, Canada

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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During the drug raid Officer Steve Spizak uses his left hand on the shotgun trigger as if he was left handed but during the later lakeside cabin shootout he is using the shotgun as if he was right handed. See more »

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Suspenseful
7 July 2008 | by ctomvelu-1See all my reviews

James Spader is a former cop-turned-bank robber in THE STICKUP. In the course of the robbery and getaway, things don't go quite as planned and Spader ends up wounded. Fortunately, prior to to the robbery, he has met a nurse (Leslie Stefanson of THE GENERAL'S DAUGHTER) who helps him mend in her home. Problem is, she's the ex of local deputy sheriff David Keith, who is hot on Spader's trail and keeping a close eye on his ex at the same time. John Livingston plays a boyish FBI agent sent in to take over the case, and provides some needed comic relief. The film employs several critical flashbacks without being confusing. It also is quite suspenseful. Spader as always is low-key and a pleasure to watch. A perfect little crime drama for watching on the small screen.


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