About

Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the other even though they are aware their cat-and-mouse game may end in violence.

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Directed by

Michael Mann

Written by

Michael Mann (Screenplay)

Runtime

170 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

A Los Angeles Crime Saga

Cast

Keywords

murder thief detective los angeles gang chase cult film heist robbery honor betrayal obsession neo-noir criminal mastermind ex-con loner cat and mouse one last job bank job crime epic

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Lists

#122 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#345 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#38 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

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