When a bank is hit by a brutal heist, all evidence points to the owner and his high-powered clients. But as a group of FBI agents dig deeper into the case - and the deadly heists continue - it becomes clear that a larger conspiracy is at play.
As several branches of Cincinnati's Hubert National Bank are hit by a string of brutal and well-orchestrated bank robberies, FBI's special agent, Jonathan Montgomery, along with his partner, Stockwell, and the inexperienced operative, Wells, try to shed light on a seemingly straightforward case of armed robberies. However, little by little--as the sparse evidence point to the organisation's powerful CEO, Jeffrey Hubert--it becomes obvious that a mysterious and well-connected player will do anything in his power to keep his guilty secrets safe. Does the secretive banker know more than he is letting on?Written by
Adrien Grenier's character Wells is mockingly called G.I. Joe on numerous occasions in the movie. The Marauder is a vehicle from the G.I. Joe Battleforce 2000 toy line. Bruce Willis also had a starring role in the movie G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013). See more »
Bank Shootout Scene: After Christopher Meloni's character shoots one of the Marauders while protecting Hubert, the FBI team determines that they cannot identify the body due to fingerprints being burnt or sanded off and back molars being pulled. The correctly identify this level of 'commitment' to the job as being affiliated to the military. However, using this logic, the mystery soldier could have been identified, as all military entry level soldiers, cadets, and officers all give a DNA cheek swab upon being sworn in and obtaining their initial entry physicals for basic combat training. While used routinely for battlefield identification, this repository can be searched for a criminal match with a warrant signed by a federal judge. See more »
Then It's Gone
Performed by Jeremy Kay
Written by Jeremy Kay, Tim Feehan
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The Bad Half:
Unnecessarily over convoluted plot. And although at the end I understood who did what and why, there were still too many questions left. Too many loose ends. The last 10 minutes felt weird, as if the production was running out of money, so they tried to close all knots in a hurry.
Confined spaces, and generally low number of people on set, resulting in a more low-budget, B-grade feel.
Bruce Willis. His character lacks authenticity and feels artificial in any scene he's in. It seems like Bruce Willis didn't care too much for the role.
The Good Half:
Christopher Meloni, Adrian Grenier and Johnathon Schaech. Their character felt very real, and I could rely to any of them. Their character development was very good, so I clearly understood who each person is. Moreover, it seems that their script was well- written since what their said was mostly in-place (at least as the plot went on and not looking back in retrospective).
There are also several good camera movements which made nice additions.
The action was far from exceptional but in most cases it had a tight grip. One of the action scenes was actually very tense, with a good score.
I don't know whether to recommend this movie to anyone or not, but I certainly didn't feel it was a total waste of time.
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