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The Real McCoy (1993)

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A woman is released from prison, an expert bank robber who wants to settle down and go straight, but her parole officer and her former employer try to get her to pull one more heist.

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Russell Mulcahy

Writers:

Desmond Lowden (novel), William Davies (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Basinger ... Karen McCoy
Val Kilmer ... J.T. Barker
Terence Stamp ... Jack Schmidt
Gailard Sartain ... Gary Buckner
Zach English Zach English ... Patrick
Raynor Scheine ... Baker
Deborah Hobart ... Cheryl Sweeney
Pamela Stubbart Pamela Stubbart ... Kelly
Andy Stahl ... Mr. Kroll
Dean Rader-Duval ... Lewis
Norman Max Maxwell Norman Max Maxwell ... Hoke (as Norman Maxwell)
Marc Macaulay ... Karl
Peter Turner Peter Turner ... Guard
David Dwyer ... Guard
Frank Roberts ... Guard
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Storyline

Karen McCoy is a thief who after getting caught is sent to prison for 6 years. After getting released she tries to see her son but her ex won't let her and tells her that he told their son she's dead. Karen's boss, Schmidt who left her in prison wants her to help him with a job. But she refuses. She tries to go straight but her parole officer makes things tough for her. Eventually she learns that Schmidt and her parole officer are working together to get her to do the job. When she still refuses, they grab her son. She then does the case work, one of Schmidt's people, Barker tries to help her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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20 guards. 30 tons of steel. A security system second to none. They said there wasn't a man on earth who could pull off a bank job like this. They were right. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Karen McCoy - Die Katze See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,705,425, 12 September 1993

Gross USA:

$6,484,246

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,484,246
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | DTS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Right before Gary Buckner is attacked by a tiger, the tiger roars. Tigers never roar when they attack. See more »

Quotes

[J.T. Barker comes out of the bank and is questioned what he was doing in there. He said he was closing up his account]
Bad Guy: What the hell are you gonna do with a 152 dollars? We're taking 18 God damn million dollars out of here on Thursday!
J.T. Barker: I know that. I just don't wanna split *my* 152 dollars 4 ways...
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Remake of Bellman and True (1987) See more »

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Down Home
Written by Jim Jacobsen (as Wolf McKenzie)
Performed by Jim Jacobsen
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Pleasantly Surprising
4 July 2007 | by rpm216See all my reviews

I'm just a hair or two from labeling the effort above average, though this movie can still supply sufficient entertainment. Were this film to be remade today it would not need much to attain the status of Above Average. I would however abstain from casting the lead with anyone with similar physical attributes as Ms.Basinger only because to date who robs banks and looks like that!! Very "clean" by todays standards for most genre. Terry Stamp plays the villain with just a tad less venom than IS required for his role, he fall short of making me hate him enough, and Val Kilmer does a superb job with portraying his character. All in all absolutely worth the 1 hour & 45 minutes.


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