A fateful event leads to a job in the film business for top mixed-martial arts instructor Mike Terry. Though he refuses to participate in prize bouts, circumstances conspire to force him to consider entering such a competition.
A wealthy attorney in San Juan comes to the police station for "10 min." of follow up questions to finding a 12-year old girl's body in a park. Another young girl was also raped and murdered weeks earlier and the evidence points to him.
A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.
Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore and his partner, Bobby Blane and their utility man, Pinky Pincus find themselves broke, betrayed, and blackmailed. Moore is forced to commit his crew to do one last big job.
This is the fourth consecutive film that David Mamet's wife, Rebecca Pidegeon appeared for her husband that he has directed. The other films include The Spanish Prisoner, The Winslow Boy, State And Main and Heist. This film would be the last she would appear in for him until Redbelt in 2008, which Mamet also wrote and directed. See more »
When the 727 Captain pushes the power levers up to begin his taxi, the three yellow lights you see in the upper right hand part of the shot are low engine oil pressure or filter bypass lights. Since all three are not illuminated, it would indicate the engines are not actually running. Also, the flap handle is shown in the flaps 15 position. The flap position is selected during taxi, and not before the aircraft starts to move. See more »
David Mamet is famed for complicated plots and the Heist is no exception. Unfortunately for the viewer - Mamet neglects to have the characters explain what they intend to do before they do it so it difficult to know when they switch from Plan A to Backup Plan B to Alternate Plan C .. this happens a lot in the movie. It's also impossible to figure out what the individual characters believe to be the current working plan. All of these leads to a loss of tension as you sit back and wait and see how it plays out.
A good robbery movie which could have been better.
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