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Entrapment | 1999 | Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones


Entrapment | 1999 | Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Glossy big-budget techno-thriller tosh which once again serves up a grizzled old man and a pouting young beauty as an apparently feasible screen coupling. Ageing thief Connery teams up with a lithe upcomer Zeta-Jones to pull off a high-tech scam amid an array of suitably futuristic gadgetry.
Notable for its central setpiece in which Ms ZJ balletically pirouettes her way through a criss-crossing maze of laser beams in a leotard to the grumpy delight of her crotchety tutor. Sadly, if that doesn’t grab your fancy, then there’s little else here to engage the interest.

Sean Connery as Robert “Mac” MacDougal
Catherine Zeta-Jones as Virginia “Gin” Baker
Will Patton as Hector Cruz
Maury Chaykin as Conrad Greene
Ving Rhames as Aaron Thibadeaux
Kevin McNally as Haas
Terry O’Neill as Quinn
Madhav Sharma as Security Chief
David Yip as Chief of Police
Tim Potter as Millennium Man
Eric Meyers as Waverly Technician
Aaron Swartz as Cruz’s Man
William Marsh as Computer Technician
Tony Xu as Banker
Rolf Saxon as ICB Director
Tom Clarke Hill as ICB Operator
David Howard as ICB Technician
Sai-Kit Yung as Doctor
Ravin J. Ganatra as 1st Security Guard
Rhydian Jai-Persad as 2nd Security Guard
Hari Dhillon as 3rd Security Guard
Director: Jon Amiel
Producers: Sean Connery, Michael Hertzberg, Rhonda Tollefson
Writers: Ron Bass, William Broyles
Photographer: Phil Meheux
UK, US | 112 minutes | 1999

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