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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.

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Cast

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" House
as Stanley Q. Hamish
Mif
as Kenny
Philip Craig
as Albert Humphrey
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Critic Reviews for Foolproof

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

Someone lost their job over this one.

Full Review… | November 8, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Foolproof

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: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0356614/reviews-48

Nick Salvemini
Nick Salvemini
½

Foolproof seems like a pretty lowbrow movie, until the end. The story starts to make sense, and everything gets tied up neatly. This is actually a nice little heist movie.

Matthew Henegan
Matthew Henegan

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

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