College dropout George Fowler takes a job as the getaway driver for a bank heist. As the day of the robbery looms, Fowler and his cohorts plan for every possible contingency, so that nothing goes wrong. But even the best-laid scheme can go awry…
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The Great St. Louis Bank RobberyDirected byJohn Stix
6,5/10 a solid Crahan Denton performance as the unstable criminal mastermind, an immature Mc Queen and a quite deep psychological analysis of the main characters make this old - fashioned movie watchable.
Comme dans une tragédie classique, les personnages portent en eux leur fatale destinée, dès les premières minutes on se doute que tout va foirer et pourtant on reste suspendu à l'histoire, magie de ce cinéma américain là, avec des moyens très simples, et des bons comédiens, un film noir dans la grande tradition.
One of the films that have not aged well... The plot is rather predictable, and some characters and situations a bit silly perhaps. I would lie if I said the acting was convicting, but it's still nice to see early Steve McQueen.