Den of Thieves


Den of Thieves Information

Den of Thieves is a 2018 American heist action thriller film directed, produced, and co-written by Christian Gudegast. The film stars Gerard Butler, 50 Cent, Pablo Schreiber, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Evan Jones, Dawn Olivieri, Mo McRae, and Max Holloway. It follows an elite group of County Sheriff Deputies who look to stop a crew of thieves that plan to rob the Federal Reserve in Los Angeles.

The film was released in the United States on January 19, 2018 and received mixed reviews from critics.

Plot summary

Den of Thieves is a gritty Los Angeles crime thriller which follows the intersecting and often personally connected lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Department 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.

Cast

  • Gerard Butler as Nick "Big Nick" O'Brien, Debbie"?s ex-husband and a gritty LA sheriff who is hellbent on bringing down Merrimen's crew, who plan on robbing the Federal Reserve Bank in Downtown Los Angeles
  • Pablo Schreiber as Ray Merrimen, one of the robbers who set out in the first scheme in robbing the Federal Reserve Bank of Downtown Los Angeles. He is the crew's leader and schemer.
  • O'Shea Jackson Jr. as Donnie, one of the robbers who set out in the first scheme in robbing the Federal Reserve Bank of downtown Los Angeles. He is the skilled driver of the group. He is originally from London, England
  • 50 Cent as Levi Enson, one of the robbers who set out in the first scheme in robbing the Federal Reserve Bank of downtown Los Angeles. He has a young daughter and a wife.
  • Evan Jones as Bosco, one of the robbers who works directly with Merrimen and Enson
  • Cooper Andrews as Mack, one of the robber"?s crew members. He doesnt directly take part in the robberies but does behind-the-scene stuff.
  • Maurice Compte as Benny 'Borracho' Megalob
  • Kaiwi Lyman-Mersereau as Tony Z Zapata
  • Dawn Olivieri as Debbie O'Brien, Nick O'Brien's ex-wife who leaves him after discovering he had cheated on her,
  • Lewis Tan as Actor
  • Mo McRae as Gus Henderson, a sheriff under working Big Nick
  • Meadow Williams as Holly
  • Brian Van Holt as Murph
  • Max Holloway as Bas, one of the robbers and Bosco"?s brother.
  • Jay Dobyns as Wolfgang
  • Alix Lapri as Maloa

Production

On June 14, 2016, it was reported that Gerard Butler would star in the heist thriller film Den of Thieves for STX Entertainment.

Filming began on January 30, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Release

Box office

In the United States and Canada, Den of Thieves was released on January 19, 2018 alongside 12 Strong and Forever My Girl, as well as the wide expansions of Phantom Thread, I, Tonya and Call Me by Your Name, and was projected to gross $7-10 million from 2,432 theaters in its opening weekend. It ended up performing above projections, debuting to $15.3 million and finishing third at the box office behind holdover Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and 12 Strong.

Critical response

On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 42% based on 53 reviews, and an average rating of 4.7/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Den of Thieves pays energetic homage to classic heist thrillers of the past; unfortunately, it never comes close to living up to its obvious inspirations." On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 50 out of 100, based on 22 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on an A+ to F scale.

Exclaim! scored the film a 5 out of 10, saying "Den of Thieves is just too bone-headed to deliver the twists it attempts."




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