• Focus (2015)

Focus

Release Date: February 27th, 2015

R |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Nicky (Will Smith), a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess (Margot Robbie) under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years later, Nicky is in Buenos Aires working a very dangerous scheme when Jess -- now an accomplished femme fatale -- unexpectedly shows up. Her appearance throws Nicky for a loop at a time when he cannot afford to be off his game.

Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Adrian Martinez, Gerald McRaney, Rodrigo Santoro, BD Wong, Brennan Brown, Robert Taylor

Director: Glenn Ficarra , John Requa

Genres: Thriller , Comedy drama , Romance

Production Co: DiNovi Pictures, Zaftig Films

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Love , Revenge , Cool , Office , 2010s , Car , Girlfriend ,

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The movie pulls off the worst kind of con: the one that disappoints. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    This ultra-slick, fantasy-inducing visit to an international wonder world of wealth and deception plays more like an inventory of thieving and gambling techniques than a captivating diversion, even if it's hard not to be voyeuristically pulled in by some of its ruses. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Ms. Robbie, on the other hand, aces her role from the start; she’s got an unerring gift for romantic comedy. Still, the film itself comes to feel like a con, thanks to a script that’s too clever by two-thirds, and butterfingered in the ways of portraying love. show more

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