Rated PG-13 · 88 minutes · 2009

Drama, Thriller
This film about armored-truck drivers planning a massive heist has a good start and some fine moments, but it ultimately feels long, even though the run-time is a mere 88 minutes. Columbus Short plays Ty, a down-on-his-luck rookie guard who learns of a plot to steal millions masterminded by his good buddy and co-worker, Mike (Matt Dillon, in a decently scary turn). Of course, the plan goes horribly awry, and Ty finds himself in a battle with his co-conspirators. Director Nimród Antal sets most of the action in an abandoned mill, and much of the drama consists of Ty locked in a truck and trying to figure out what to do. This actually gets quite boring, and an array of good performances can’t overcome this major shortcoming. Still, I have two words that almost make this worth seeing: SKEET ULRICH!
Official Site: www.armoredmovie.com
Director: Nimród Antal
Producer: Joshua Donen, Dan Farah, Debra James and Russell Hollander
Cast: Matt Dillon, Jean Reno, Laurence Fishburne, Amaury Nolasco, Fred Ward, Milo Ventimiglia, Columbus Short, Skeet Ulrich, Andre Jamal Kinney, Andrew Fiscella, Nick Jameson, Glenn Taranto, Lorna Raver, Garry Guerrier, Robert Harvey and Shawn Devorse




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