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    Added on: 18/4/2002 23:22
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    Bandits (UK)

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    "It would be a crime to miss it" - News Of The World
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 117 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Loveable rogue Joe Blake (Willis) and his hypochondriac sidekick Terry Collins (Thornton) are a modern day Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid who break out of jail to revive their career as bank robbers and finance their dream of retiring to Mexico. Instead of bursting in with guns blazing, however, they hit on a plan to hold bank managers and their families hostage in their own homes the night before the heist. The next morning they get the manager to let them into the bank before anyone arrives so that they can rob it with the minimum of fuss. This great gimmick soon makes them the most famous thieves in the country and earns them the nickname "the Sleepover Bandits".

    But things become more complicated when they mistakenly kidnap a beautiful but bored housewife Kate Wheeler (Blanchett) who`s looking for a bit of excitement in her life. Kate soon joins the famous fugitives on their cross-country crime spree and eventually she steals something too -their hearts. Both bickering bank robbers fall for their housewife hostage and their perfect life of crime soon becomes a lot more complicated!

    Special Features:
    Audio commentaries from Willis, Thornton, Blanchett and Levinson
    "Inside Bandits" making of documentary
    Deleted Scenes which include an engrossing subplot storyline
    Alternate Ending called "Who`s the Dad?" With a commentary by Blanchett
    Script to Screen" workshop with Levinson

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Directed By:
    Barry Levinson

    Written By:

    Stacey Travis
    Troy Garity
    Cate Blanchett
    Billy Bob Thornton
    Bruce Willis

    Casting By:
    Ellen Chenoweth

    Soundtrack By:
    Christopher Young

    Director of Photography:
    Dante Spinotti

    Stu Linder

    Costume Designer:
    Gloria Gresham

    Production Designer:
    Victor Kempster

    Paula Weinstein
    Lenny Vullo
    Arnold Rifkin
    Barry Levinson
    David Hoberman
    Stephen J. Eads
    Michael Birnbaum
    Michele Berk
    Jim Andrino
    Ashok Amritraj

    Executive Producer:
    David Willis
    Harley Peyton
    Patrick McCormick

    Metro Goldwyn Mayer

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