American Heist

Release date:July 24, 2015

Studio:Lionsgate

Director:Sarik Andreasyan

MPAA Rating:R (for strong violence, pervasive language, some sexual material and brief drug use)

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Starring:Adrien Brody, Hayden Christensen, Jordana Brewster, Tory Kittles, Aliaune "Akon" Thiam

Genre:Thriller, Action

Plot Summary:

James (Hayden Christensen) owes his life to his older brother, Frankie (Adrien Brody) after taking the rap for a crime they committed together. While Frankie served time, James worked to turn his life around, got a steady job and began courting his former girlfriend Emily (Jordana Brewster). Now, Frankie is released and back on the streets with no money and no place to go. He turns to his underworld connections (Akon) and convinces James to join him in hopes that one last job will be the solution to change both their lives.