R | | Drama, Crime, Thriller
A timid bank teller anticipates a bank robbery and steals the money himself before the crook arrives. When the sadistic crook realizes he's been fooled, he tracks down the teller and engages him in a cat-and-mouse chase for the cash.
Thriller writer Curtis Hanson's first successful suspense movie. Hanson would go on to write and/or direct such thrillers as L.A. Confidential (1997), The Bedroom Window (1987) and The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992).
I feel as though I know you very well.
Harry Reikle: Then you know I'm ready to kill you.
The bank robber flees and steals a car from someone that is tying a Christmas tree to the roof of it. The bank robber drives away, throwing the car owner on the wet pavement. But, before that, you can see that the seat of his pants are already wet, proving they did the stunt more than once.
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