The Set Up Movie Review 1995

Information and Film Reviews for The Set Up the Movie

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Electronic engineer-turned-cat burglar Charlie Thorpe (Zane) is now apparently reformed after a prison stint and works designing and installing security systems. His latest job is for Chairman Jeremiah Cole (Coburn) at Charter Trust bank where he begins romancing the beautiful Gina (Sara). But she becomes the hostage of Charlie's ex-prison buddy Kliff (Russo), who wants Charlie's help in breaking into the bank. However, there's a doublecross (or maybe even a triplecross) that has Charlie scrambling to save his life. Based on the book "My Laugh Comes Last" by James Hadley Chase.

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MGM Home Entertainment, 2500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-6061, Phone: (310)449-3000, Fax: (310)449-3100, URL: http://www.mgmhomevideo.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 103 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Mystery & Suspense, Burglars, Heists: Banks, Ex-Cons, Doublecross!
Screenplay
Michael Thoma
Cast
Billy Zane, Mia Sara, James Coburn, James Russo
Cinematography
David Lewis
Director
Strathford Hamilton
Music
Conrad Pope
Producer
Julia Verdin, Barry Bernardi, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Group

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