• Armored (2009)


Release Date: December 4th, 2009

DVD Release Date: March 16th, 2010

PG-13 |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Following his return from Iraq, Ty Hackett (Columbus Short) takes a job at the same armored-car company where his father worked. At the end of his probation period, his mentor and godfather, Mike Cochrane (Matt Dillon), reveals to Ty his plan to rob one of the company's trucks. Faced with the loss of his house and his younger brother to foster care, Ty reluctantly agrees to the plan, but when the heist goes badly, it's every man for himself.

Cast: Matt Dillon, Jean Reno, Laurence Fishburne, Amaury Nolasco, Fred Ward, Milo Ventimiglia, Columbus Short, Skeet Ulrich

Director: Nimród Antal

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: Stars Road Entertainment, Farah Films

Distributors: Screen Gems

Keywords: Suspenseful, 2000s, Murder, Quest, Rivalry, Gripping, Hospital, Brother

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    An initially intriguing plot line makes a messy getaway in this throwback heist movie. show more

  • 25
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A rule of thumb for characters in heist movies: If the idiots hatching the scheme swear it's "foolproof," it isn't. If they say they've got a rock-solid alibi, they don't. If they're convinced nothing could possibly go wrong, something will. show more

  • 63
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    A movie like Armored has been done better in the past. But it has also been done much, much worse, and Antal knows enough not to mess with the sturdy bones of the thing. show more

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