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Release Date: September 30th, 2016

DVD Release Date: January 31st, 2017

PG-13|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
David Ghantt (Zach Galifianakis) is stuck in the monotony of driving an armored truck day in and day out, so when his work crush lures him into the heist of a lifetime, David's all in. Despite a pack of harebrained bandits and an absurdly flawed plan, David manages to steal $17 million, and promptly hands it over to the gang -- who just as promptly double-cross him. Forced to go on the lam, David must dodge the authorities and a hit man, and try to turn the tables on his untrustworthy comrades.

Cast: Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, Ross Kimball, Devin Ratray, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Jason Sudeikis, Kate McKinnon

Director: Jared Hess

Genres: Action, Comedy

Production Co: Michaels/Goldwyn, Relativity Studios

Distributors: Relativity Media

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  • Masterminds stars some of the funniest names in comedy. Kristen Wiig. Kate McKinnon. Zach Galifianakis. Jason Sudeikis. Leslie Jones. Too bad the movie isn’t funny. show more

  • At its playful best, the screenplay by Chris Bowman, Hubbel Palmer and Emily Spivey sends up crime-movie clichés with a light touch, and Hess shows uncharacteristic restraint in letting those moments play out without reaching for punchlines. show more

  • Masterminds is filled with the sort of idiotic bathroom humor that has become standard in big-screen comedies, but it is enlivened by the surreal slapstick touches that made Napoleon Dynamite so good. Even though it isn't the sharpest comedy, it had me in stitches. show more

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