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R| 2 hr. 4 min.

Plot Summary
Doug MacRay (Ben Affleck) leads a band of ruthless bank robbers and has no real attachments except for James (Jeremy Renner), who -- despite his dangerous temper -- is like a brother. Everything changes for Doug when James briefly takes a hostage, bank employee Claire Keesey. Learning that she lives in the gang's neighborhood, Doug seeks her out to discover what she knows, and he falls in love. As the romance deepens, he wants out of his criminal life, but that could threaten Claire.

Cast: Ben Affleck , Rebecca Hall , Jon Hamm , Jeremy Renner , Blake Lively , Titus Welliver , Pete Postlethwaite , Chris Cooper

Director: Ben Affleck

Genres: Crime drama, Thriller

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

The Town (2010)

Release Date: September 17th, 2010|2 hr. 4 min.

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  • December 29, 2011 chuzhak
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    Great movie! Chatting Easy

  • October 12, 2011 bg00000000103327
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    This movie is incredible...the plot is awesome...the acting is wonderful...the script is incredible, especially how everything unfolds...I still think about the lines in this movie...Ben Affleck truly has done it!!! If you miss this one, then you\'ve really missed out...Think of \"The Godfather\" mixed with \"Scarface\" and \"The Usual Suspects\".

  • June 01, 2011 STAY FOCUS
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    the movie was excellent!

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New York Robbers Stole Heist Techniques From 'The Town': Report

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jul 31st, 2013 11:30AM

Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures Three black men -- Akeem Monsalvatge, Derrick Dunkley, and Edward Byam -- reportedly used Ben Affleck's 2010 heist movie "The Town" as inspiration when they...

Real-Life Thieves Stole Heist Tricks From 'The Town'

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Oct 19th, 2011 10:20PM

Best way to learn how rob a bank? Watch 'The Town,' apparently. Five men in New York were just arrested for a string of burglaries allegedly inspired by the 2010 drama directed by and starring Ben...

Oscars Made Easy: Why You Should See 'The Town'

Posted by
Andrew Scott on Feb 23rd, 2011 4:45PM

We're breaking down all the Oscar contenders for you, so that you can decide whether you want to see them -- or at the very least, hold your own at cocktail parties. Next up: 'The Town,' about a...

Golden Globes 2011 Snubs and Surprises: 'True Grit' Gets Shut Out; 'The Tourist' Flies High

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Moviefone Staff on Dec 14th, 2010 11:45AM

As with every year, today's Golden Globe nominations were filled with a handful of snubs and surprises -- results that made us scratch our head and say, "Wait a second ... What?" (CHECK OUT TV...

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