The Score (2001)
USA / English
"There are no partners in crime
"An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
Modern Crime Movie Where Acting Takes Precedence Over Action
Excellent acting is the attraction in this low-key heist movie, which
only gets into high gear in the last 30 minutes of the two hours, and
features some nice twists. Otherwise, it's a bit talky with a few
However, I still found it interesting thanks to Edward Norton's superb
acting. His character, "Jack Teller" was very intriguing. Robert De
Niro, as "Nick Wells" also was good to watch. De Niro rarely is boring.
The third major player here is the even-more famous Marlon Brando, who
only is referred to as "Max." This certainly isn't one of his more
appealing roles but then, how many did he play since the '60s anyway?
He - like Norton and De Niro - always grabs your attention regardless
of the role, too.
Set in Canada, there were great shots of Montreal in this film, and a
sharp DVD picture to show off the city. For those looking for a lot of
action, skip this, but for those who are more interested in great
acting, check this movie out.
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