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Tower Heist

PG-13| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
For more than 10 years, Josh Kovaks (Ben Stiller) has managed one of New York City's most luxurious and well-secured residences. One of the condo's most-notorious residents, Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda), is currently under house arrest for the theft of more than $2 billion from his investors -- including Josh and his co-workers. Determined to reclaim the retirement funds Shaw stole from them, they turn to a petty crook named Slide (Eddie Murphy) to help them break into Shaw's home.

Cast: Ben Stiller , Eddie Murphy , Casey Affleck , Alan Alda , Matthew Broderick , Stephen McKinley Henderson , Judd Hirsch , Téa Leoni

Director: Brett Ratner

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Tower Heist (2011)

Release Date: November 4th, 2011|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • There's not much to say about a jerry-built caper comedy, except that this one has timeliness on it side, and some first-rate clowns. show more

  • The type of film with which Mr. Ratner has claimed to be infatuated is itself like a caper - it requires precise execution. Tower Heist is more like that 10-story Snoopy, as he drunkenly bobs along Central Park West. show more

  • Devoting more time to the setup than to the follow-through, Tower Heist doesn't really build suspense so much as it builds impatience - for the thing to be over. show more

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  • December 03, 2011 Hope
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    It easily one of the comfort movies in awhile. The storyline and humor were good. Eddie Murphy was the better part of the funny lines. Worth seeing and will make a great rental.

  • December 02, 2011 love2golf1
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    This was the stupidest movie I\'ve ever seen. Eddie Murphy was not funny at all. Actually, none of the cast was funny nor was the script. Such a waste of $$.

  • November 29, 2011 fsu1chris
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    Was somewhat entertaining but not very funny at all. The days of trading places, beverly hills cop and coming to America are over for Eddie Murphy. It was humerous at best, but not once did I laugh hard.

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