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Armored (2009)

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A newbie guard for an armored truck company is coerced by his veteran coworkers to steal a truck containing $42 million. But a wrinkle in their supposedly foolproof plan divides the group, leading to a potentially deadly resolution.

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Duncan Ashcroft
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Jimmy Hackett (as Andre Jamal Kinney)
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Joe the Cook
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Federal Guard
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Bank Guard
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Storyline

The war veteran, Ty Hackett, is hired to work as security guard by the Eagle Shield Security where his old friend Mike Cochroone works. Ty is having financial difficulties after the death of his father, and is raising his brother Jimmy alone. He teams up with Mike's brother-in-law, Baines, and their coworkers Quinn, Palmer and Dobbs. One night, Mike invites Ty to join in the robbery of two armored trucks transporting forty-two million dollars. The reluctant Ty accepts after Mike promises that nobody would be hurt in the heist. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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They have a plan that's going to catch EVERYBODY off-guard. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense violence, some disturbing images and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 December 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Armoured  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,511,128, 6 December 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$15,988,876, 10 January 2010

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,942,221, 10 January 2010
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The film was accidentally released by Sony on the PlayStation Network for free whilst it was still playing in cinemas. Although the mistake was quickly spotted - and the film pulled from PlayStation - it was downloaded thousands of times. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Mike (Matt Dillon) confronts Officer Eckehart (Milo Ventimigila), Mike's uniform shirt is not tucked in (right side) in one shot, fully tucked in during another shot, and then slightly not tucked in (left side) in another shot. See more »

Quotes

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Ty Hackett: Rise and shine, let's go... You gonna miss the bus, get up.
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Soundtracks

Loc'in on the Shaw
Written by Matt Dike
Performed by Tone Loc
Courtesy of Delicious Vinyl
By Arrangement with Shelly Bay Music
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Good movie, surprisingly tense
4 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

Good, boring or bad? It's good. Worth your money? If you can spare it for a ticket, sure. Better than the trailer makes it seem? Yes, oddly.

There isn't much to the script - Guards working at armored truck company move vast amounts of cash. Guards see opportunity to retire as millionaires, one of them is too honest to go along with it all, and a well-laid plan goes to hell.

This could have been a poorly-executed Reservoir Dogs ripoff, but the skill of the cast and the director's ability to make just about anything tense pull it out of that realm and put it onto a solid footing.


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