Plot & Details
George Armitage directs this big-screen adaptation of Elmore Leonard's The Big Bounce. Jack Ryan (Owen Wilson) is an occasional thief who tends to a judge (Morgan Freeman). A woman involved with Ray Ritchie (Gary Sinese), a real estate developer of questionable ethics, seduces Jack. Ritchie and the judge are old enemies, complicating Jack's moral dilemma when the girls asks Jack to help her double-cross Ritchie. The book was adapted once before with Ryan O'Neal in the Owen Wilson role.
- MPAA Rating: PG-13
- Genre(s): Comedy,Crime and Mystery
- Run Time: 89min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 01/30/2004
- DVD Release Date: 07/20/2004
- Distributor(s): Warner Bros.
- Director(s): George Armitage
- Starring: Owen Wilson , Morgan Freeman , Gary Sinise , Sara Foster , Willie Nelson
- Themes: Unlikely Criminals,Dishonor Among Thieves,Cons and Scams
- Tone: Cynical,Easygoing,Madcap,Summery,Wry
- Keywords: con/scam,dishonesty,double-cross,real-estate-agent,scheme
- Country of Origin: USA (01-30-2004)
- Language: English