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Second adaptation of Elmore Leonard's first crime novel. Owen Wilson plays Jack Ryan, a small time hood who gets mixed up with Ray Ritchie, a crooked developer. Meanwhile, Ritchie's mistress Nancy (Foster) wants Ryan to steal $200,000 from Ritchie. Of course, double-crosses and deceptions ensue. Tends to meander about and lose focus, but it's somewhat enjoyable if you don't think too hard. Disappointing, considering the solid cast and the source material.

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Available on Running time 89 minutes. Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Hawaii, Scams, Stings & Cons, Real Estate, Books to Film: Elmore Leonard
Sebastian Gutierrez
Owen C. Wilson, Morgan Freeman, Gary Sinise, Vinnie Jones, Sara Foster, Willie Nelson, Bebe Neuwirth, Charlie Sheen, Harry Dean Stanton, Andrew Wilson, Steve Jones, Anahit Minasyan
Jeffrey L. Kimball
George Armitage
George S. Clinton
Richard Goodman, Dana Sano, Brian Berdan, Barry Malkin, John Bucklin, Betsy Cox, Tracy Tynan, Stephen Altman
Steve Bing, Jorge Saralegui, Shangri-La Entertainment, Warner Bros.

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The Big Bounce
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Jake Ryan is a young thief who gets another shot at life with the help of a justice of the peace named Mr. Majestyk, who hires Jack to work at his beach resort. Jack gets involved with a psycho named Nancy, a young seductress who got her thrills by smashing windows and breaking the hearts of married men. Nancy is dating a millionaire, Ray Ritchie, and also cheating on him with another man, Bob Jr. She plans to have Jack steal a $50,000 payroll from Ray, but when simple housebreaking and burglary give way to the deadly pursuit of a really big amount, trouble happens... and Jack has to deal with Nancy's craziness.