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R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
Chris (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a star athlete, has the world at his feet. Then a devastating car accident leaves him with brain damage and his bright future dimmed. He takes a job as a bank janitor and must write everything down in a small notepad in order to remember. Some former schoolmates lure Chris into their inner circle and rope him into helping them carry out a heist at the bank.

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Jeff Daniels , Carla Gugino , Matthew Goode , Isla Fisher , Alex Borstein , Morgan Kelly ,

Director: Scott Frank

Genres: Thriller, Crime drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

The Lookout (2007)

Release Date: March 30th, 2007|1 hr. 39 min.

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fan reviews ( 7 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The Lookout is Frank's show. He's crafted a haunting and hypnotic film that transcends pulp by creating characters that get under your skin. show more

  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    A solidly above-average thriller. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Rarely does a first-time director make as auspicious a debut as Scott Frank has done with the haunting, engrossing and intelligent thriller The Lookout. show more

  • December 09, 2008 Jackie McKrell
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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt did an excellent job. Good story. Would like to see him in more movies.

  • May 22, 2008 marsh1954
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    Pretty good movie. The acting was good (both good guys and bad) Gordon-Levitt very good but Daniels steals movie. Worth seeing

  • May 22, 2008 jadehirsch
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    DAAAAAAAMMMMMMMN Tommy finally grew up?!!

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