Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord.
After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Liam Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. Chris makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend, Eddie (Michael Angarano), and is soon unwittingly drawn into an elaborate scheme to rob the abundant amounts of cash being stored there - resulting in the largest cash heist in U.S. History. As the stakes continue to rise, Chris and Eddie must outwit James Ransone (Dwayne Johnson), the veteran NYPD Detective that is hot on their trail, as well as the local crime bosses that want to know who pulled a job on their turf, or suffer the consequences.Written by
Dwayne Johnson plays a character named James Ransome, a name similar to real-life actor James Ransone who also appears in this movie. See more »
Detective James Ransome is watching Chris and Eddie in the car park following the robbery, he's wearing a late model G Shock watch. G Shocks were invented in 1983 but the style of watch was square until 1990. See more »
What's On Your Mind
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Written by Daniel Hulsizer (as Daniel Ezra Hulsizer) and Jerry Von
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Good start, awful movie
The movie begins with catching scenes and interesting plot, but then everything goes from bad to worse. Randomly put scenes, boring characters, too *realistic* representation of the 1980-ies and detectives that don't see the clues even if you poke their eyes with the obvious.
There are no action scenes, no comedy scenes, just some boring backgrounds with randomly placed actors talking to each other with much development of the story.
If you have time to lose and want to see the gangster's side of the epoch, watch, else better skip it.
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