• The Score (2001)

The Score

Release Date: August 10th, 2001

DVD Release Date: December 11th, 2001

R |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

Career thief Nick Wells (Robert De Niro) is about to mastermind a nearly impossible theft that will require his joining forces with a clever young accomplice (Edward Norton). The unlikely alliance, arranged by Nick's longtime friend and fence, Max (Marlon Brando), interrupts Nick's plan to retire from crime and settle down with his fiancée, Diane (Angela Bassett). Worse, it requires that Nick violate his most important rule: Always work alone.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Ed Norton, Angela Bassett, Marlon Brando, Gary Farmer, Paul Soles, Cassandra Wilson, Mose Allison

Director: Frank Oz

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Horseshoe Bay Productions, Paramount Pictures, Eagle Point Production, Mandalay Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Deception, Quest, Rivalry, Love interest, 2000s, Pursuit, Suspenseful

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Not a great movie, but as a classic heist movie, it's solid professionalism. show more

  • 88
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    It's a summit meeting between three brilliant leading men from three generations with three striking on-screen personas. show more

  • 88
    Jay CarrBoston Globe

    Nobody's going to think of The Score as trail-blazing, but there's nothing small-time about its dramatic and acting payoff. show more

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