Den of Thieves is an action heist film starring Gerard Butler, 50 Cent, Pablo Schreiber, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Evan Jones, Dawn Olivieri, Mo McRae and Max Holloway. Directed and produced by Christian Gudegast, the film tells the story of an elite group of County Sheriff Deputies look to stop a gang of thieves planning to rob the Federal Reserve in Los Angeles.
Here’s the official summary of the movie from STX Films:
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.
Here are the praises received by the movie:
“Generous with action and twists.” –Ben Kennigsberg, The New York Times
“A gritty, realistic, engrossing LA heist movie.” –Michael Rogueau, GameSpot
“Excellent cinematic craftsmanship.” –Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times
“Gerard Butler is better than usual in a heist thriller about L.A. cops and robbers that works hard — and long — to ape the spirit of Michael Mann.” –Own Gleiberman, Variety
The film, which runs 2 hours and 20 minutes, is Rated R-13 by the MTRCB.
Released by Viva International Pictures, “Den of Thieves” opens today in cinemas nationwide.
“Den of Thieves” Trailer: