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Foolproof (2004)

Foolproof (2004)






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A harmless game among friends escalates into a dangerous game of wits against a master criminal in writer/director William Phillips' taut sophomore thriller. For seven years, Kevin (Ryan Reynolds), Samantha (Kristin Booth), and Rob (Joris Jarsky) have mastered the homespun game Foolproof, in which they plan -- but never actually execute -- a series of elaborate, high-tech heists. When ruthless British gangster Leo arrives in town to case an upcoming diamond heist, his suspicions of the three harmless role-players soon lead him to believe he has some competition. Stealing their plans for the heist and pulling off the crime without a hitch, Leo subsequently threatens to implicate the trio with the crime lest they pull off an exceptionally tricky heist for him. As the three friends fall prey to the seasoned criminal and police soon begin to catch their scent, Kevin, Samantha, and Rob must use all of their resources to make it out of the daring heist alive.more
Rating: R (for crude and sex-related humor, nudity, language, some violence and brief drug content)
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: ,
Written By: William Phillips
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On DVD: Feb 24, 2004
Universal Studios


Kristin Booth
as Samantha
David Suchet
as Leo Gillette
James Allodi
as Det. Mason
David Hewlett
as Lawrence
Wai Choy
as Harry
Tara Slone
as Maggie
Soo Garay
as Hamish Receptionist
William "Ju Ju" Hous...
as Stanley Q. Hamish
Philip Craig
as Albert Humphrey
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Critic Reviews for Foolproof

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 17, 2004
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 17, 2004
Toronto Star
Top Critic

Full Review… | September 5, 2008
Top Critic

Someone lost their job over this one.

Full Review… | November 8, 2004

Full Review… | March 17, 2004

Full Review… | March 17, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Foolproof

Foolproof has a lot going against it in that it's both Canadian and Ryan Reynolds has a lead role. Recipe for disaster, right? Not so much in this case. It has enough charm and enough interesting twists to make this worth a watch.

Jeffrey Meyers
Jeffrey Meyers

Super Reviewer


Actually pretty good, Ryan Reynolds is his smart ass self.

Chad Roesti

Super Reviewer

The script has its moments of being clever and its cast works. Yet, the frequency at which it works at being a funny spy thriller is not very often. It's okay for a one-time watch.

For my full review of Foolproof (2003), check it out on this IMDB link:

Foolproof Quotes

Leo Gillette: If you want something protected, you have to protect it yourself.
– Submitted by Frances H (2 years ago)
Leo Gillette: Never trust a woman or an automatic weapon.
– Submitted by Frances H (2 years ago)

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