The Hurricane Heist

The Hurricane Heist

DVD - 2018
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As a massive hurricane builds, criminals infiltrate a U.S. Mint facility. Their plan: to steal $600 million and escape using a Category Five hurricane as cover. But a treasury agent and a storm chaser have a plan of their own, desperately racing against time, and the hurricane, to save the hostages and stop the thieves before their town is reduced to rubble.

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anonymouswe
Feb 26, 2021

Not a good film. Pretty run of the mill. A lot of the CGI is obviously CGI. By the time the Semi-trailer trucks are trying to outrun the gurgling wall of water "chasing" them, you just start rolling your eyes... it's a complete copy of the sand storm from The Mummy (or even Rogue One), except somehow dirty water in a storm is behaving this way??? Some of it was just too ridiculous for me to suspend my disbelief - but this came on the heals of the choppy dialogue and pacing - so I guess I was just done with it all by that point - and the end was so against what the surviving characters were doing the entire movie to great risk of their life that it just ends up feeling like a completely compromise and flop of a movie by the end.

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publicenemy48
Jul 30, 2020

good movie I was entertained .

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jmreid1220
Jan 27, 2020

Featured on the "How Did This Get Made?" podcast - June 2018

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amanoletters99
Dec 25, 2019

This film gets the award for the worst dialogue ever written! Take every predictable line from every bad movie ever produced, add in some really bad acting and inconceivable action scenes and you've got yourself one incredibly bad movie. Don't waste your time on this one.

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Nooksack20
Dec 16, 2019

This really a third rate film. Not worth the watch.

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RayBlanch
Oct 24, 2019

Started out average, got worse (more unbelievable) towards end. "B film"

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morphalot
Apr 02, 2019

Perfect for bad-movie night.

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movie20
Jan 23, 2019

An enjoyable, unbelievabe Heist movie. A bit of fun if you just want to watch a bunch of action.

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BPDaegan
Jan 19, 2019

***Worst Parts About This Film***
I found the film didn't draw me in. Some of the characters were cheesy. Some of the gear was dime-a-dozen techno-cool. A lot of the stunts were unbelievable (as-in outlandish). I would be inclined to believe someone if they told me that the script contained no dialogue but instead was more of a story-arc and the actors made up their own lines. The film was okay as something to play in the background while I accomplished things better worth my time.

***Best Part About This Film***
Half of the music sounded like an attempt to rip-off the Tron Legacy soundtrack by Daft Punk ..... beyond that .... meh.

***Other Best Part About This Film***
When the credits rolled at the end.

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PearlyKayAm1
Jan 13, 2019

Enjoyably bad, like many heist movies but not overlong long like some of them. Corny, cheesy, with some laughable CGI. It tries for snappy dialogue and there was a lot of action.

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jimg2000
Jun 12, 2018

Looks like our projected course for Tammy's on the money. Upgrade it from a tropical storm to a Category 1 hurricane. Hurricane force wind's diameter is up to 500 miles. Looks like it's gonna hit Alabama and Florida. Get me the latest surface readings.
-They're warm. Way too warm. The gulf's at 91 degrees 200 miles out.
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…we got 500 miles of Armageddon on its way to crush your house and destroy your life. All joking aside, that is case number one for man-made climate change, the ocean warming. It just gives more and more energy to these hurricanes. Right now the limit's Cat 5. Pretty soon it's gonna be Cat 6 and 7 and so on and so forth. By that time you're killing hundreds of thousands of people. If we can just figure out their secrets, you know, me and my colleagues, people like us, we could mitigate how these storms occur, maybe even stop them altogether.
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You really think this could work, this... Pressure inversion.

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jimg2000
Jun 12, 2018

We did it!
-We're on the top of a truck, we haven't done shxt.
Hey, one thing I learned in the war, man. You gotta take your victories where you find them.
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So you're a hometown boy, huh?
-Uh-huh. I took a small detour to Afghanistan and back, but that was just to break up the monotony.
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That's the eye of the storm. About forty miles wide. It can be like a bright, sunny day in the middle of hell.
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I hate old money. It's greasy. It smells. It's been up a thousand noses and buried in too many G-strings.
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And this town just woke up from the 1940s, so there can't be but three of those cell phone towers in this whole place...
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I'm following a damn weatherman.
- You'll learn to love it.
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It’s like I said, fate works in crazy ways, like when I was sitting in a bar on my own, bitching about my lot in life, and right next to me was another man doing the same thing.
-What are you telling me this for? I was there, you idiot!

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