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Release Date: September 13, 1996Running Time: 88 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $633,853.00
Genre: Adaptation, Crime, Drama


Dustin Hoffman

Dennis Franz

Michael Corrente

David Mamet

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Donny Dubrow runs a junk shop. When he realizes that he sold a buffalo head nickel to a customer for a lot less than he could have gotten, he decides to steal it back. He also figures that as long as he's pulling the heist, he might as well go the extra mile and clean the guy out. Donny's accomplice in the robbery is his young gofer Bobby, a sort of surrogate son, and for whom the robbery will serve as a rite of manhood. However, Donny's long-time friend and poker buddy, Teach, has other plans. He wants to cut the kid out of the action and do the robbery himself. "Loyalty is fine," says Teach, "but business is business." Like the classic irresistible force, Teach assaults the immovable objec... Full Summary >>