Set in present day Burbank, California and the surrounding San Fernando Valley area, BANK ROLL is a quirky drama that focuses on offbeat characters who team up for one daring crime. BENNY BIG-TIME (The BBT) learns his brother has been arrested on suspicion of a few recent bank robberies. With every bit of the life savings he's socked away over the years, The BBT hatches a plan to help out this older brother escape the repercussions of his fate by complicating his own with the assistance of five close friends -- ERIK, DEREK, JAMIE, K.C. and KYLE. The gang have only four days to create a 'red herring' that will throw off the officials and clear The BBT's brother's name by actually robbing a small bank. If all goes to plan, this is enough 'reasonable doubt' in the brother's case to clear his name. The BBT figures to exactly recreate his brother's crime and arm himself with only a few folders of photographs which contain the bank tellers' friends, families, pets, places of residence and ...
Six best friends...one crazy heist!
Did You Know?
World Premiere was at Quentin Tarantino
's movie theatre, The New Beverly Cinema, where Bank Roll won three awards during the 2012 Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival. This is also where the movie picked up distribution when the director of acquisitions from Cinema Epoch accidentally walked into the theatre and caught the last ten minutes. See more
I'm giving you an hour to handle this mess - and fifty-nine minutes are already gone.
The closing credits include a person who had yet to be born: The bank teller "Yvonne" (played by Liat Roman) was actually pregnant during production. After "Jamie" takes a picture of her, he checks the display on his camera and the belly is featured in closeup. The filmmakers wanted to give this baby bump a credit in the movie, so they waited until Liam Roman was born and credited him as "Bump". See more
Written by Tommy James
, Bo Gentry
, Ritchie Cordell
and Bobby Bloom
Performed by Celia and the Mutations
Produced by Andy Arthurs See more