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Wheelman (2017)

TV-MA | | Action, Thriller | 20 October 2017 (USA)
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A getaway driver for a bank robbery realizes he has been double crossed and races to find out who betrayed him.

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Jeremy Rush

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Grillo ... Wheelman
Caitlin Carmichael ... Katie
Garret Dillahunt ... Clayton
Shea Whigham ... Motherfucker
Wendy Moniz-Grillo ... Jessica (as Wendy Moniz)
John Cenatiempo ... Real Handler
Slaine ... Jazz Handler
Jeffrey Samai Jeffrey Samai ... Ben Okri
William Xifaras ... Mechanic
Seth Ayott ... Vinnie 'The Pig Behind The Ram'
Eddie J. Fernandez Jr. ... Hip Hop Guy
John Vincent Mason John Vincent Mason ... Man With Jazz
Joe Dryden ... Motocyrcle Driver
James Fierro ... Cop Car Driver
Chris Nolte ... Bald Guy
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After three years in prison, the driver known as Wheelman has to work for mobsters to pay for a debt. When he is assigned to drive a getaway car for a bank heist, he is not able to contact his liaison and a stranger call him giving orders to deliver the stolen money to him. Soon he learns that he has been betrayed by his contact and spends the night trying to save his thirteen year-old Katie and his ex-wife Jessica from a gang that wants the money robbed from the bank. But who can be trusted? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Think Fast. Drive Faster.

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Action | Thriller

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Frank Grillo and Wendy Moniz-Grillo are married in real life. They've previously worked together on Guiding Light (1952). See more »

Connections

Featured in Conan: Kristen Bell/Frank Grillo/Beth Stelling (2017) See more »

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good movie overall
22 October 2017 | by amine_cherguiSee all my reviews

OK it's not the greatest thriller of all time but it still kept me on edge from time to time. It's the story of a man out of jail who accepts to be the driver in a bank robbery to pay back a part of what he owed a local gang. the robbery goes sideways and he finds himself in a situation where he doesn't know who to trust. That's the most i can tell you without giving any spoilers. But you can imagine how this can lead to several interesting situations. The only thing that bothered me is that the story doesn't go deep enough in the characters background and sometimes you don't feel how dangerous a character can be to the Wheelman. So i'd say that if you're looking for a good thriller to spend time without having to blow your mind, this Netflix movie will do the trick.


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Language:

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Release Date:

20 October 2017 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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