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Thief Duke Anderson—just released from ten years in jail—takes up with his old girlfriend in her posh apartment block, and makes plans to rob the entire building. What he doesn't know is that his every move is being recorded on audio and video, although he is not the subject of any surveillance.

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14
Directed by

Sidney Lumet

Written by

Frank Pierson (Screenplay)
Lawrence Sanders (Novel)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The Crime of the Century!

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book new york city robbery ex-con surveillance internal affairs

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