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Criminal Squad (2018)

Den of Thieves (original title)
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Criminal Squad is a movie starring Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, and O'Shea Jackson Jr.. A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... 'Big Nick' O'Brien
... Ray Merrimen
... Donnie Wilson
... Enson Levoux (as Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson)
... Holly
... Benny 'Borracho' Magalon
... Murph Connors
... Bo 'Bosco' Ostroman
... Gus Henderson
... 'Tony Z' Zapata
... Debbie O'Brien
... Ziggy Zerhusen
... Lobbin' Bob
... Secret Service Lobby Guard #1
... Mack
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A gritty L.A crime saga which follows the intersecting and often personally connected lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank of downtown Los Angeles. Written by STXfilms

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1 February 2018 (Germany)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,206,108, 21 January 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$44,947,622, 22 March 2018
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This was the second time Pablo Schreiber played a thief masquerading as an armored security guard. The first time was Person of Interest: Matsya Nyaya (2012). See more »

Goofs

During a final scene in the movie, Big Nick is seen, from a front camera shot, visibly holding his handgun with his right hand and supporting the grip with his left. However, when the camera cuts to an "over the shoulder" shot, the handgun is now being gripped in his left hand and supported by his right. This camera shot transition happens several times during this scene and each time the handgun switches hands. See more »

Quotes

Ray Merrimen: I ain't cuffin' up
'Big Nick' O'Brien: That's ok. I don't bring my cuffs anyway.
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Referenced in Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.138 (2018) See more »

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Coincidimos
Written by Raul Enrique De La Mora
Performed by La Gran Herencia
Courtesy of LGH Music Inc.
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A Great Heist Film
21 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

I went into Den of Thieves with low expectations, and walked out pleasently surprised with this movie! Im a huge heist movie fan and Michael Mann's 'Heat' is one of my favorite movies of all time. And while its true that Den of Thieves takes almost TOO MUCH inspiration from HEAT, it certainly delivers some unexpected turns that make the movie unpredictible and not generic. Sure, there are a lot of heist films out there, but I found Den of Thieves to bring some new elements into the genre that i have never seen, which i thought was pretty great. I was actually surprised with Gerard Butler's performance in this movie, he was actually REALLY good and played the role with commitment. The same goes for the other cast members, Great Acting! What really sold this movie for me, was the incredible action sequences. They are directed fantastically, and the firearms in the movie sound robust and authoritative, which gives the film a hard edge that i found to love. There are a few scenes in the film that feel out of place and some of the character development isn't really there, but overall i had a blast watching this movie and plan to see it again. Definately Recommend to anyone a fan of the genre.


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