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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    Inside Man may be a cat-and-mouse game, but it's far from predictable. What could have been a straightforward thriller is unusually clever, visually captivating and unfailingly entertaining. show more

  • 100
    Ruthe SteinSan Francisco Chronicle

    The thrills in Spike Lee's singularly savvy thriller are in small unexpected moments. show more

  • 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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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