Steal (film)

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Steal
StealFilm.jpg
Directed by Gérard Pirès
Produced by Eric Altmeyer
Nicolas Altmeyer
Michael Cowan
Jason Piette
Written by Mark Ezra
adapted by Gérard Pirès
Starring Stephen Dorff
Natasha Henstridge
Bruce Payne
Steven Berkoff
Clé Bennett
Karen Cliche
Steven McCarthy
Alain Goulem
Music by Andy Gray
Cinematography Tetsuo Nagata
Edited by Véronique Lange
Release dates
2002
Running time
83 minutes
Country Canada
France
United Kingdom
Language English
Budget $15,000,000 (estimated)

Steal (aka Riders) is a 2002 action adventure film starring Stephen Dorff, Natasha Henstridge, Bruce Payne and Steven Berkoff. It was directed by Gérard Pirès and written by Mark Ezra and Gérard Pirès.

Plot[edit]

Bruce Payne as Lt Macgruder

Slim (Stephen Dorff), Frank (Steven McCarthy), Otis (Cle Bennett) and Alex (Karen Cliche) are a group of youthful bank robbers who commit their crimes anonymously and in innovative ways involving extreme sports such as skating and snowboarding. Led by Lieutenant Macgruder (Bruce Payne) The group evades capture from the police, but an anonymous individual seems to know who they are and threatens to inform the police unless they undertake a robbery for him. Enter the Mafia, represented by underworld enforcer Surtayne (Steven Berkoff), who instructs the group to work for them also or they will all be killed. Slim becomes romantically involved with Karen (Natasha Henstridge), (a detective who distrusts Macgruder), and to save her and his friends escape from the threat of the anonymous man and the Mafia, Slim concocts a daring robbery.

Cast[edit]

  • Stephen Dorff as Slim
  • Natasha Henstridge as Karen
  • Bruce Payne as Lt Macgruder
  • Steven Berkoff as Surtayne
  • Cle Bennett as Otis
  • Karen Cliche as Alex
  • Alain Goulem as Pandelis
  • Andreas Apergis as Nixdorfer
  • Tom McCamus as Jerry
  • Andy Bradshaw as Sargeant Garret (as Anderson Chet Bradshaw)
  • David Gow as Charlie / Brinks
  • Jamie Orchard as Newsreader
  • Stephen Spreekmeester as Eddie / Brinks
  • Mariusz Sibiga as Police officer / Karen's street

Reception[edit]

The film has a rating of 29% on the film review website Rotten Tomatoes[1] and 5.3 out of 10 on IMDB.[2]

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