5.0/10
9,247
120 user 76 critic

The Hurricane Heist (2018)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 9 March 2018 (USA)
Trailer
2:00 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $4.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay by), (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
Reviews
Popularity
434 ( 162)

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Death Wish (2018)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Dr. Paul Kersey is an experienced trauma surgeon, a man who has spent his life saving lives. After an attack on his family, Paul embarks on his own mission for justice.

Director: Eli Roth
Stars: Bruce Willis, Vincent D'Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue
Rampage (2018)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them from destroying Chicago.

Director: Brad Peyton
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

Director: Steven S. DeKnight
Stars: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny
Gringo (2018)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

GRINGO, a dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal.

Director: Nash Edgerton
Stars: Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron, David Oyelowo
Tomb Raider (2018)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she discovers the island where her father disappeared.

Director: Roar Uthaug
Stars: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A family of four staying at a secluded mobile home park for the night are stalked and then hunted by three masked psychopaths.

Director: Johannes Roberts
Stars: Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

Director: Christian Gudegast
Stars: Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O'Shea Jackson Jr.
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Years after he fought his way out of an inescapable prison, Ray Breslin has organized a new top-notch security force. But when one of his team members goes missing, Breslin must return to the hell he once escaped from.

Director: Steven C. Miller
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Dave Bautista, Xiaoming Huang
Spinning Man (2018)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A happily married professor, known for having many affairs with students, becomes the prime suspect when a young woman has gone missing.

Director: Simon Kaijser
Stars: Guy Pearce, Pierce Brosnan, Minnie Driver
Truth or Dare I (2018)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when someone -- or something -- begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare.

Director: Jeff Wadlow
Stars: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Will
... Casey
... Breeze
... Perkins
... Sasha
... Dixon
... Rice (as James Cutler)
... Moreno
Jimmy Walker ... Xander
Ed Birch ... Frears
... Jaqi
... Deputy Michaels
... Bruce
... Deputy Gabriel
... Deputy Rothilsberg (as Keith Evans)
Edit

Storyline

Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

On March 9, make it rain. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of gun violence, action, destruction, language and some suggestive material | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

Release Date:

9 March 2018 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Hurricane Heist  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,024,399, 11 March 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,115,825
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Award winning novel "Storm Crashers" by Richard Wickliffe was optioned by one of the "big-six" studios, after his unique concept of a high-tech heist during a hurricane was shopped all over Los Angeles. This movie and at least two other similar projects were planned shortly thereafter. See more »

Goofs

When Sherrif Dixon gets shot by Perkins he drops to the floor. The scene right after, where Perkins offer the deputies $ 20M each, the Sherrif's body doesn't show on the floor nor is there any trace of blood to be seen. See more »

Quotes

Will: We're about to get crushed by the biggest storm of the century!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.142 (2018) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Cheesy, ridiculous, and a wild rollercoaster of action.
10 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

The Hurricane Heist (4 out of 5 stars).

Hurricane Heist is an example of cheesy stupid fun. If you are into those type of movies were you could leave any logic of realism out the window. Director Rob Cohen (The Fast and the Furious, xXx) managed to deliver an exciting action thriller. It is loud, action packed, and has some decent visual effects. It is a bit of a combination of films like Hard Rain, Twister, and Mad Max.

A simple plot of paramilitary robbers trying to steal old dollar bills from the treasury during a hurricane. Which makes it the perfect cover during the storm. While Casey (Maggie Grace), Will (Toby Kebbell), and Breeze (Ryan Kwanten) will have to do whatever it takes to stop the bad guys from getting away with the money.

What I like about the film is it is action packed. If you are an action enthusiast and don't really care for a movie with no real story than this is the film for you. You have car chases, gun shoot outs, and more chases during an intense storm with cars and debris blowing at characters. You have car rims blowing around the air hitting people like razor blades. Characters escaping the bad guys when a storm breaks through the mall window. Than, there was a thrilling semi truck chase in the climax as they try to escape the eye of the storm. The film can be cheesy with its action and get ridiculous with any realism of this hurricane. But its all pure stupid fun that is suppose to entertain which is what it did.

Toby Kebbell and Ryan Kwanten were okay with their characters. Playing brothers that had a tragic past after their encounter with a hurricane left them distant. Maggie Grace was good as a character that is loyal to her job and will do whatever it takes to stop the bad guys.

What I did not like about the film is the dialogue. It is cheesy and horribly written. Not sure, if people talk like that in real life. But it was terribly written and the script written by two writers could have written out a better script.

Overall, The Hurricane Heist is a good action film. It is not meant to be taken seriously with ridiculous action and logic. It is stupid fun, loud, action packed, and a wild rollercoaster ride with the main characters going from one action set piece to another from fighting bad guys during an intense storm with strong winds ripping buildings apart, a flash flood hitting the streets, and a giant wall of clouds from the eye of the storm.

I recommend seeing it on the big screen if you are looking for a cheesy action film that's a wild ride with cheesy dialogue and no plot.


33 of 72 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 120 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed