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Bank Robber

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Bank Robber

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Lisa Bonet, Patrick Dempsey, Mariska Hargitay, Judge Reinhold, Forest Whitaker
director:
Nick Mead
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Comedy

We gave it a D

The newly buff but still slack-jawed Patrick Dempsey portrays the title character in Bank Robber, a holdup man said to be of the ”romantic gentleman” variety, who, on the lam after muffing a job, turns the corner of Lonely Street and checks into Heartbreak Hotel. No, I’m not making this up. The kind of movie that gives quirkiness a bad name, Bank Robber shoots for Absurdist, Existential Black Comedy but ends up hitting Failed Exploitation Picture — and that only by dint of them, copious sex scenes between Dempsey and Lisa Bonet (as a fortune-telling hooker). D