• Inside Man (2006)

Inside Man

Release Date: 2006

DVD Release Date: August 8th, 2006

R |2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary

A tough detective (Denzel Washington) matches wits with a cunning bank robber (Clive Owen), as a tense hostage crisis is unfolding. Into the volatile situation comes a woman named Madaline (Jodie Foster), a mysterious power broker who has a hidden agenda and threatens to push a tense situation past the breaking point.

Cast: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Willem Dafoe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kim Director, Christopher Plummer, Florina Petcu

Director: Spike Lee

Genres: Crime drama , Thriller

Production Co: Universal Pictures, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks, Imagine Entertainment

Keywords: Investigation , Tense , Mystery , 2000s , Deception , Suspenseful , Quest , Rivalry , New York City ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Boils with humor, surprise and dramatic energy.

  • 90
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    This is the mother lode all action/suspense directors search for and Lee, who usually doesn't work in that genre, has hit it. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Lee transforms a generic cops-crooks-and-hostages scenario into a smart, sharp heist movie by the sheer force of his love for, and knowledge of, the city where he lives. show more

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