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Triple 9 (2016)

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A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.

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John Hillcoat

Writer:

Matt Cook
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Michael Atwood
Casey Affleck ... Chris Allen
Anthony Mackie ... Marcus Belmont
Woody Harrelson ... Jeffrey Allen
Aaron Paul ... Gabe Welch
Kate Winslet ... Irina Vlaslov
Gal Gadot ... Elena Vlaslov
Norman Reedus ... Russell Welch
Teresa Palmer ... Michelle Allen
Michael Kenneth Williams ... Sweet Pea (as Michael K. Williams)
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Franco Rodriguez
Michelle Ang ... Trina Ling
Terence Rosemore ... Joshua Parks
Terri Abney ... Leah Green
Alexander Babara ... Ben Feldman (as Alexandr Babara)
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Storyline

In TRIPLE 9, a crew of dirty cops are blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for "officer down". Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action-packed finale filled with double-crosses, greed and revenge. Written by Open Road Films

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Taglines:

Never trust what they tell you See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language throughout, drug use and some nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Russian

Release Date:

26 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

999 See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,109,085, 28 February 2016

Gross USA:

$12,639,297

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,119,442
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color | Black and White (some sequences)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shia LaBeouf was originally cast, but had to drop out. Charlie Hunnam was then cast, but then was later replaced by Casey Affleck. See more »

Goofs

In the first sceenes during the intro a car detonates. The scene is from Budapest, Hungary. Also the license plate is in Hungarian. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Michael Atwood: The more jobs we do with these guys...
Russell Welch: The more they squeeze us. Fucking Russians.
Michael Atwood: Vassili kept things tight. At least you knew where you were. But this bitch? I don't know.
Russell Welch: No shit. I can almost feel her breathing down our necks.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Triple 9 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Heist # 2
Music by Atticus Ross, Claudia Sarne & Leopold Ross
© 2016 CAS Admin Ltd
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This isn't a bad movie but it's not brilliant
23 February 2016 | by sawaughSee all my reviews

Triple 9 is a dark and gloomy story, which feels strongly inspired by Michael Mann's Heat. Unlike Heat, the film/script doesn't give the characters enough substance to make us care for their outcome in the film. The ordeals of the characters came and went without me feeling any real emotions towards any of them.

This isn't a bad movie but it's not brilliant. There are a few of gun battle/action periods that are really well shot and entertaining enough to keep you interested in the film as a whole. It's not too predictable but there are not enough shocks or tense moments that you would expect from a thriller.


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