American Heist

Genre:  Action/Adventure
Running Time:  94 min.
Release Date: July 24, 2015 - Toronto, Montréal - July 24, 2015 - Toronto, Montreal & VOD
DVD: September 8, 2015

Current rating: Rating: 3.12
based on 18 votes and 6 reviews
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Cast: Adrien Brody, Hayden Christensen, Jordana Brewster, Tory Kittles, Aliaune "AKON" Thiam

Synopsis

Hoping to get a small business started, James (Hayden Christensen), a young man with a troubled past, can't get a loan. His brother Frankie (Adrien Brody), who still lives the life of a criminal, introduces James to his new friends. They trick him into being the driver while they pull of a heist without his knowledge.

Now that James is involved, albeit inadvertently, Frankie's criminal accomplices threaten to expose him and harm his loved ones unless he joins them in a high-stakes bank robbery.

  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Toronto. Hayden Christensen and several other cast members are Canadian.

Director: Sarik Andreasyan
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Tove Christensen, Sarik Andreasyan, Gevond Andreasyan, Georgy Malkov, Vladimir Poliakov
Screenplay: Raul Inglis

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  • 1 star "What a complete waste of time"
  • 1 star "Did not read the reviews. The cast looked interesting, so I rented it. Have to agree it was a wate of time. Found it to be cheesy. Slow pace; Girl dressed in her bady doll sleep clothes at all times of the day, just waiting to what, goto bed?; mechanic who says someone put sugar in a gas tank, really, in 2015 people put sugar in locked gas tanks, and the mini cooper has a carburator..... So the rest of the plot is the same old same old....not worst your time."
  • 2 stars "How to loose 2 hours of your life. I like Akon, but this movie is real garbage."