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James owes his life to his older brother, Frankie after taking the rap for a crime they committed together. While Frankie served time, James worked to turn his life around, got a steady job... See more »

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Cast

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James Kelly
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Frankie Kelly
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Emily
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Sugar
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Ray
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Spoonie
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Auto Shop Boss
John McConnell ...
Bank Manager
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(Police) Captain Sullivan
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House
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Eyewitness
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Loan Officer
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Hostage Woman
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Katie
Belinda Delgado ...
Stripper
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Paramedic
Stefan Solea ...
Fellow Inmate
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Kid #1
Tyler Humphrey ...
Kid #2
Christopher Ramage ...
Co-Worker
Rod Maiorano ...
Cop
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Flower Girl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andrea Vittoria Alvarado ...
Tourist (uncredited)
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Prison Guard (uncredited)
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Bank Security Officer Ward (uncredited)
Renaldo Brady ...
Policeman (uncredited)
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Mardi Gras Goer (uncredited)
Tom Cain ...
Metropolitan Police Chief (uncredited)
Felder Charbonnet ...
Shootout Cop #1 (uncredited)
Edward J. Clare ...
Hostage (uncredited)
Duane Cothren ...
S.W.A.T. (uncredited)
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Police Dispatcher (uncredited)
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Mardi Gras Indian (uncredited)
Joseph Fischer ...
Mechanic shop customer (uncredited)
Lyle R. Guidroz ...
Cameraman (uncredited)
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Bank Teller (uncredited)
John C. Klein ...
Bus Passenger (uncredited)
Cynthia LeBlanc ...
Bank Teller (uncredited)
Elton LeBlanc ...
Bank Security Guard (uncredited)
Gerard 'Jerry' Lewis ...
Police Officer (uncredited)
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Young Cop (uncredited)
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Dispatcher (uncredited)
Amy O'Bryant ...
Bank Teller (uncredited)
Everest Robinson ...
Mardi Gras Reveler (uncredited)
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Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Robert Segari ...
Prison Guard (uncredited)
Kerry Sims ...
Cop #1 (uncredited)
Carl Singleton ...
Bank Hostage (uncredited)
Logan Douglas Smith ...
Pedestrian (uncredited)
Michael David Smith ...
Hoodie (uncredited)
Andrew j Spinks ...
Shootout Cop #2 (uncredited)
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Bride (uncredited)
Mark Tubre ...
Prison Guard (uncredited)
Joseph Uzzell ...
Moving Truck Driver (uncredited)
Jesse Yarborough ...
Bank Hostage (uncredited)

Directed by

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Sarik Andreasyan

Written by

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Raul Inglis ... ()

Produced by

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Gevond Andreasyan ... producer
Sarik Andreasyan ... producer
Whitney Brown ... line producer
George Castrounis ... executive producer
Tove Christensen ... producer
Arcadiy Golubovich ... executive producer
Georgiy Malkov ... producer
Jack Nasser ... executive producer
Joseph Nasser ... executive producer
Vladimir Polyakov ... producer (as Vladimir Poliakov)
JoJo Ryder ... executive producer
Michael Wexler ... executive producer

Music by

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Akon

Cinematography by

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Antonio Calvache

Film Editing by

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Kiran Pallegadda

Editorial Department

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Adam Hawkey ... colorist
Taylor Mahony ... digital intermediate editor
Viktor Mishchenko-Starkin ... assistant editor
Sebastian Perez-Burchard ... digital intermediate editor
Jane Tones ... assistant editor
Zander White ... dailies operator

Casting By

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Dominika Posserén
Janelle Scuderi

Production Design by

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James A. Gelarden

Art Direction by

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Spencer Davison

Set Decoration by

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Bradford Johnson

Costume Design by

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Liz Staub

Makeup Department

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Karola Dirnberger ... personal hairstylist to Mr. Christensen and Adrian Brody
Lee Gren ... graphic designer specialty tattoos: Tinsley Studio
Erica Kyker ... key makeup artist (as Erica Dewey)
Donita Miller ... dept. head hair
Lucy O'Reilly ... makeup artist
Paige Reeves ... makeup department head
LeDiedra Richard-Baldwin ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Cyndi Brenner ... unit production manager
Liz Richards ... post-production supervisor
Daniel Shapovalov ... production executive

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Beau Ferris ... first assistant director
Seth Hansen ... second assistant director
Andrei Konst ... second unit director
Matt Paull ... second second assistant director

Art Department

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Mike Barnard ... scenic foreman
Michelle Belfield ... graphic designer
Angela Boulet ... assistant property master
Jill Broadfoot ... set decoration buyer
Forest Fagan ... prop master: second unit
Gregory T. Geniusz ... set dresser
Annie Holstein ... art coordinator
John Lamkin ... set dresser
Craig Serody ... set dresser
Alexander 'Sasha' Stolin ... scenic artist
Andrew Wert ... property master
Hunter Wert ... props
Tom R. Wilson ... construction coordinator

Sound Department

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Jan Chojnacki ... foley artist
Tomasz Dukszta ... foley mixer
Laird Fryer ... adr mixer
Dick Hansen ... production sound mixer
Bobby Johanson ... adr mixer
Maciek Krakówka ... foley artist
Maciek Malish ... supervising foley editor
David Mann ... sound effects editor
Steve Neal ... chief sound engineer
Jay Nierenberg ... sound designer
Michael Perricone ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Eric Raber ... re-recording mixer
Derek A. Schwebel ... sound utility
Leonard Suwalski ... boom operator
Chris Terhune ... sound effects editor

Special Effects by

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Marshall T. Broyles ... special effects technician
Matthew Brady Harris ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Alexey Andreev ... cg supervisor
May Satsuki Asai ... visual effects
Justin Ball ... visual effects supervisor: NOLA
Vladimir Kozhekin ... digital compositor
Viktor Mishchenko-Starkin ... data i/o
Artem Ostapenko ... compositor
Ruslan Timerbaev ... vfx supervisor

Stunts

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Kevin Beard ... stunt driver
Gregg Brazzel ... stunt coordinator
Danny Epper ... stunt driver
Lex D. Geddings ... utility stunts
Jim Henry ... stunt driver
Kortney Manns ... stunt double: Akon
Aaron Matthews ... stunt performer
Eddie Matthews ... stunt double: Hayden Christianson
Kevin Reid ... stunts
Greg Rementer ... stunts
Meredith Richardson ... stunt performer
Mike Seal ... stunts
Tracy E. Thomas ... stunt performer
Aaron V. Williamson ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Troy Anderson ... rigging electrician
Patrick Barnes ... technocrane operator
Bob Bates ... gaffer
Joe Cassano ... dolly grip: "a" camera
Denis Danilov ... behind the scenes camera / epk producer
Eric DePoorter ... additional rigging grip
Corey Erwin ... set lighting technician
Eli Everhard ... set lighting technician
Michael Feduccia ... grip
Stephen Fouasnon ... digital imaging technician
Norris Fox ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Ted Gregg ... rigging grip
Brad 'Mo' Gremillion ... rigging electrical best boy
Ian Henderson ... second assistant camera
Brian Hollars ... additional set electrician
Zachary Holmes ... video assist
Larron Rome Julian ... second assistant camera
Vic Keatley ... set lighting technician
Michael D. Kennedy ... scorpio head technician
Ilya Kuvshinov ... epk
Pete Lavaty ... rigging electric
Patrick Longman ... aerial director of photography
Joe Lotuaco ... grip
Ralph Madison ... b cam operator
Michael C. McCullough II ... video playback
Greg Morris ... camera operator: "b" camera
Brent Swampy Mullins ... set lighting technician: Louisiana
Mike Nami Jr. ... best boy: grip
Paul Rahfield ... digital imaging technician: additional
Ernest Rydberg ... crane tech
Nate Selee ... grip
Michele K. Short ... still photographer
Keegan Stokley ... grip
L. Chris Strong ... key rigging grip
Jon Tenholder ... set lighting technician
Remi Tournois ... camera operator: a camera/steadicam / steadicam operator
Tedd Underwood ... best boy electric
John Vinson ... grip: c camera
Troy Wagner ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Charles B. Walker ... rigging grip
Jim Wayer ... rigging grip
Dan Wyssmann ... best boy rigging grip
Anton Zenkovich ... additional photographer

Casting Department

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Patty Connolly ... adr voice casting (as Patty Majorczak-Connolly)
Lisa Marie Dupree ... casting
Mark Sussman ... adr voice casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kate Adair ... costume production assistant
Hannah Bollich ... costume assistant
Andree Fortier ... costume supervisor
Melissa Reed ... key costumer
Megan Richardson ... set costumer

Location Management

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Will Bourne ... assistant location manager
J. Scott Brower ... location manager
Charlie French ... locations
Kayla Gueho ... location assistant
Aquiles Montalvo ... location manager
Albert Quaid ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Greg Vines ... music editor

Transportation Department

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Ashley Dovichi ... driver: cast
Deborah Muscarello ... picture car coordinator
Beverly Reeves ... dispatcher
Francis Robinson ... driver generator operator
Michael Schlumbrecht ... set mechanic
Ken Smith ... transportation coordinator
Miguel Swift ... driver
Tracy E. Thomas ... camera car driver

Other crew

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Maddie Applewhite ... production assistant
Dan Benamor ... development consultant
Roy Bogy ... production coordinator
Evgeny Borisov ... assistant to mr. andreasyan (as Eugene Borisov)
James T. Bruce IV ... financial services / production consultant
Dottie Buck ... craft service
Terrance Collier ... photo double
Sisi Cronin ... publicist: uk
Jean Dalsin ... set production assistant
Denis Danilov ... e.p.k. shooter/editor
Joshua Dausch ... production assistant
Meg Dudley ... producers asssistant
Debbie Estay ... script supervisor
Danielle Fischer ... payroll accountant
Joseph Fischer ... stand-in
Jonathan Ford ... set medic
Ashley Foster ... additional set production assistant
Dan Gutierrez ... key set production assistant
Derek Hall ... production assistant
Patrick Kearns ... stand-in
Ilya Kuvshinov ... e.p.k. shooter/editor
Liz Landers ... key craft service
Leigha K. Lindsay ... assistant to Hayden Christensen
Meredith Meeks ... director's assistant
Frederic Perrin ... caterer
Deirdre Peterson ... assistant production coordinator
Christine Rings ... set production assistant
Kurt Schoenhals ... production assistant
Lindsay Tessier ... production secretary
Barbara Turner ... assistant accountant
Tim Turner ... production accountant
Angelo Vacco ... voice actor
Andrew Wert ... armorer
Aaron V. Williamson ... fitness professional
R. Bryan Wright ... production consultant

Thanks

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Andrew Duncan ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

James (Hayden Christensen) owes his life to his older brother, Frankie (Adrien Brody) after taking the rap for a crime they committed together. While Frankie served time, James worked to turn his life around, got a steady job and began courting his former girlfriend Emily (Jordana Brewster). Now, Frankie is released and back on the streets with no money and no place to go. He turns to his underworld connections (Akon) and convinces James to join him in hopes that one last job will be the solution to change both their lives. Written by Lionsgate

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Also Known As
  • Braquage américain (Canada, French title)
  • Braquage à l'américaine (France)
  • Atraco americano (Spain)
  • Amerikietiskas apiplesimas (Lithuania)
  • Пограбування по-американськи (Ukraine)
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  • 94 min
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Budget $10,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Christiansen's real life partner Rachel Bilson also did an uncredited cameo in this movie. See more »
Goofs The Fiat doesn't have a carburetor; it is fuel injected. See more »
Movie Connections Remake of The St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959). See more »
Soundtracks Go For It See more »
Quotes Ray: The banking institutions are more dangerous than the army.
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