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Life of Crime

R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary

Based on Elmore Leonard's novel "The Switch," 'Life of Crime' is a dark caper comedy starring Jennifer Aniston, John Hawkes, Yasiin Bey, Will Forte, Mark Boone Junior, Isla Fisher and Tim Robbins.  The wife (Jennifer Aniston) of a corrupt real estate developer (Tim Robbins) is kidnapped by two common criminals (Yasiin Bey and John Hawkes), who intend to extort him with inside information about his crooked business and off-shore accounts. But the husband decides he'd actually rather not pay the ransom to get back his wife, setting off an unbelievable sequence of double crosses and plot twists that could only come from the mind of Elmore Leonard.

Cast: Jennifer Aniston , John Hawkes , yasiin bey , Mark Boone Junior , Will Forte , Isla Fisher , Tim Robbins , Clea Lewis

Director: Daniel Schechter

Genres: Crime drama, Dark comedy

Distributor: Roadside Attractions

Life of Crime (2013)

Release Date: August 29th, 2014|1 hr. 39 min.

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  • November 23, 2014 hermit57
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    Great cast, good story, but, a little meandering. The cast made it good but, a little lacking in places story wise. But over all I enjoyed it.

  • November 06, 2014 John
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    Very slow movie and dumb don't waste your time

  • September 10, 2014 hopeboyd
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    sounds like and is a take off on O'Henry's short story, "The Ransom of Red Chief" made into a movie 50 or so years ago. still amusing.

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