The Banker

2020, Drama/History, 2h

76 Reviews 50+ Verified Ratings

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The Banker's timid approach to dramatizing its fact-based story is often outweighed by the trio of strong performances at its core. Read critic reviews

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In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration and equal access to the American Dream.

Cast & Crew

Anthony Mackie
Bernard Garrett
Nicholas Hoult
Matt Steiner
Nia Long
Eunice Garrett
Jessie Usher
Tony Jackson
Colm Meaney
Patrick Barker
Michael Harney
Melvin Belli
Paul Ben-Victor
Donald Silverthorne
James DuMont
Senator McClellan
Niceole Levy
Screenwriter
George Nolfi
Screenwriter
Stan Younger
Screenwriter
Brad Kane
Screenwriter
Brad Feinstein
Producer
David Gendron
Executive Producer
Will Greenfield
Executive Producer
Joseph Ingrassia
Executive Producer
Samuel L. Jackson
Executive Producer
Charlotte Bruus Christensen
Cinematographer
Joel Viertel
Film Editor
H. Scott Salinas
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Critic Reviews for The Banker

All Critics (76) | Top Critics (22) | Fresh (60) | Rotten (16)

  • "The Banker," now available on Apple TV+, is three movies in one, all of them vivid, engaging, and compelling.

    April 2, 2020 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
  • It's perfectly suited for home viewing.

    March 30, 2020 | Full Review…
  • [T]he film is overlong, but the story is an eye-opener and the central performances are terrific.

    March 27, 2020 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • The Banker is a solidly old-fashioned adaptation of the remarkable true story of some of America's first black bankers.

    March 25, 2020 | Full Review…
  • Taken on its own, "The Banker" is a pleasant watch. And who wouldn't benefit from a little Mackie and Jackson banter right now?

    March 19, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • A potentially great, if safely made, film... ends up as a solid one instead.

    March 19, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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