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A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at the same bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love.

Release Year: 2011

Rating: 6.3/10 (9,018 voted)

Critic's Score: 37/100

Rob Minkoff

Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson

Tripp ('Patrick Dempsey' ) walks into a bank to get some change and ends up as a hostage to two bank robber-teams, robbing the bank he is at. In an almost Sherlock Holmesian way he has to solve this Agatha Christie inspired mystery and win the girls (

Writers: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore


Patrick Dempsey

Tripp Kennedy

Ashley Judd


Tim Blake Nelson

Billy Ray 'Peanut Butter' McCloud

Mekhi Phifer


Matt Ryan


Jeffrey Tambor

Gordon Blythe

John Ventimiglia


Pruitt Taylor Vince

Wyatt 'Jelly' Jenkins

Curtis Armstrong

Mitchell Wolf

Rob Huebel

Rex Newbauer

Adrian Martinez

Mr. Clean

Natalia Safran

Swiss Miss

Octavia Spencer

Madge Wiggins

Eddie Matthews

Jack Hayes

Rob Boltin

Credit Manager

Release Date: 26 August 2011

Filming Locations: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $5,000,000


Opening Weekend: $1,098
(21 August 2011)
(2 Screens)

Gross: $1,098
(21 August 2011)

Did You Know?


Jessica Biel and Liv Tyler were considered for the lead female role.


Tripp is shown wearing dark grey/black jeans at the beginning and throughout the story. At the end, when he's sitting in the ambulance the jeans are suddenly blue.


[seeing Swiss Miss' body]
Aw, man, what a waste.

Peanut Butter:
It's like, extra sad when a hot chick dies. When an ugly chick dies, it's like, their life probably sucked anyway, so it's no big deal.

User Review

A really fun and quite clever spin on the bank heist gone wrong

Rating: 9/10

I wasn't expecting that much from this going in, but grew interested
very early as we were introduced to Patrick Dempsey's character as a
strange man with a very gifted, sort of neurotic mind. It does start
with two sets of robbers with very different backgrounds and
techniques. One a very professional veteran crew of highly skilled
robbers with a well laid out plan. The other was a pair of absolute
complete idiots without the slightest clue of what they are doing. One
team is after the vault the others after the ATM's. So a loose pact is
made between them. As for what comes next, let's say there are a lot of
very entertaining high jinx between the hostages and the robbers, there
is twists and turns and even more twists and turns as Dempsey's
character leads viewers all around with his witty and neurotic
behavior, he is the glue to the film and acts as the glue to the
"flypaper" as everyone gets stuck one by one, You won't be figuring out
what is happening next and the surprise ending is sure to leave you
with a smirk…………