History Film / Entrapment

6th Aug '17 8:18:51 PM Kalaong
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-->'''Gin''': ''This is entrapment!''
-->'''Mac''': ''No, this is blackmail. Entrapment is what '''cops''' do to '''thieves'''.''

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-->'''Gin''': ''This is entrapment!''
-->'''Mac''':
entrapment!''\\
'''Mac''':
''No, this is blackmail. Entrapment is what '''cops''' do to '''thieves'''.''''
**He's kind of right; "In criminal law, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entrapment entrapment]] is a practice whereby a law enforcement agent induces a person to commit a criminal offence that the person would have otherwise been unlikely to commit." Mac was ''retired'' when the movie began, all the evidence years cold. The only way the police could arrest him was if they caught him in the act of committing another crime - so they sent Gin to sucker him into it. [[spoiler:However, it's [[GambitPileup twisted in knots]] by the end; Gin actually is a thief, and Mac actually ''is'' entrapping her, as he's working with the FBI the whole time]].



* DatingCatwoman: Gender flipped: Mac is the Catwoman-equivalent, [[spoiler: though Gin really is on his side.]]

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* DatingCatwoman: Gender flipped: Mac is the Catwoman-equivalent, [[spoiler: though [[spoiler:though Gin really is on his side.]]side, though at the outset the cops thought she was one of them - or so the cops let her believe]]...



* GambitPileup: The final scene, in which everyone's conflicting agendas come out.

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* GambitPileup: Whew! The final scene, in which everyone's conflicting agendas come out.out; [[spoiler:Initially, Gin appeared to be an FBI agent investigating Mac, who Mac blackmailed into helping him. Then she revealed she's ''[[DoubleReverseQuadrupleAgent really]]'' a thief, trying to get Mac's help with a the biggest heist in history: '''eight billion dollars.''' Except it turns out that the FBI [[IKnowYouKnowIKnow knew the whole time]], but couldn't convict her of a crime she hadn't committed yet - but Mac made a deal with the FBI; immunity for his past crimes in exchange for capturing her. However, he turns on the FBI at the last second, and TheAdventureContinues as Gin is already planning a diamond heist]]...



* TheInfiltration: Gin pretends to be a thief in order to catch Mac. [[spoiler: though in reality Gin actually is a thief and Mac is working with the FBI to catch her.]]

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* TheInfiltration: Gin pretends to be a thief in order to catch Mac. [[spoiler: though [[spoiler:though in reality Gin actually is a thief and Mac is working with the FBI to catch her.]]
13th Jun '17 5:28:06 PM MeatWisdom
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* SequelHook: Gin tells Mac she needs him "for another job". More than ten years on though, no sequel in sight. And Sean Connery has retired.

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* SequelHook: Gin tells Mac she needs him "for another job". More than ten 18 years on though, no sequel in sight. And Sean Connery has retired.retired from acting in 2003.
25th May '17 12:31:22 PM apm483@gmail.com
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Added DiffLines:

* HollywoodAtlas: Google the location of Kuala Lumpur and Malacca. You can't see the Malacca River from the towers.
25th May '17 12:28:15 PM apm483@gmail.com
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* EiffelTowerEffect: With the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, of course.

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* EiffelTowerEffect: With the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, of course. Contrary to the film's depiction, the towers are not anywhere close to the Malacca river.



* VehicleVanish: Done with trains in the closing scene of the movie.

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* VehicleVanish: Done with light rail trains in the closing scene of the movie.
3rd Feb '17 10:41:53 AM Mdumas43073
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''Entrapment'' is a 1999 action-thriller starring Creator/SeanConnery and Creator/CatherineZetaJones and directed by Jon Amiel. Zeta-Jones stars as Gin, an investigator working for an insurance company. She's hot on the trail of renowned international art thief Mac (Connery), and attempts to trick him into thinking she is herself a thief, and that she wants to team up with him. Together, they embark on the biggest heist ever: stealing $8 billion from the International Clearance Bank, which happens to be housed in the then-tallest buildings in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers.

It is generally most famous for the LaserHallway sequence which Catherine Zeta-Jones navigates in an exemplar of SheFu.

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''Entrapment'' is a 1999 action-thriller starring Creator/SeanConnery and Creator/CatherineZetaJones and directed by Jon Amiel.

Zeta-Jones stars as Gin, an investigator working for an insurance company. She's hot on the trail of renowned international art thief Mac (Connery), and attempts to trick him into thinking she is herself a thief, and that she wants to team up with him. Together, they embark on the biggest heist ever: stealing $8 billion from the International Clearance Bank, which happens to be housed in the then-tallest buildings in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers.

It is generally most famous for the LaserHallway sequence which Catherine Zeta-Jones navigates in an exemplar of SheFu.
3rd Feb '17 10:40:20 AM Mdumas43073
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29th Dec '16 4:18:08 PM Xtifr
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'''Entrapment''' is a 1999 action-thriller starring Creator/SeanConnery and Creator/CatherineZetaJones and directed by Jon Amiel. Zeta-Jones stars as Gin, an investigator working for an insurance company. She's hot on the trail of renowned international art thief Mac (Connery), and attempts to trick him into thinking she is herself a thief, and that she wants to team up with him. Together, they embark on the biggest heist ever: stealing $8 billion from the International Clearance Bank, which happens to be housed in the then-tallest buildings in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers.

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'''Entrapment''' ''Entrapment'' is a 1999 action-thriller starring Creator/SeanConnery and Creator/CatherineZetaJones and directed by Jon Amiel. Zeta-Jones stars as Gin, an investigator working for an insurance company. She's hot on the trail of renowned international art thief Mac (Connery), and attempts to trick him into thinking she is herself a thief, and that she wants to team up with him. Together, they embark on the biggest heist ever: stealing $8 billion from the International Clearance Bank, which happens to be housed in the then-tallest buildings in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers.
31st Oct '16 12:22:58 AM foxley
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%%* ActionGirl: Gin.

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%%* * ActionGirl: Gin.Gin is a ClassyCatBurglar who can hold her own in a fight.



%%* TheCaper
%%* ChekhovsExhibit: the Chinese mask
%%* ClassyCatBurglar: Gin.

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%%* TheCaper
%%*
* TheCaper: Mac plans to steal $8 billion from the International Clearance Bank in the North Tower of the Petronas Towers.
*
ChekhovsExhibit: the The Chinese mask
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mask, which becomes the subject of Gin's trial theft.
*
ClassyCatBurglar: Gin.Gin, complete with a SpyCatsuit and natural cat grin.



%%* GentlemanThief: Mac embodies this.
%%* LaserHallway

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%%* * GentlemanThief: Mac embodies this.
%%* LaserHallway
this, even living in a Scottish castle.
* TheInfiltration: Gin pretends to be a thief in order to catch Mac. [[spoiler: though in reality Gin actually is a thief and Mac is working with the FBI to catch her.]]
* LaserHallway: The most famous scene in the movie involves Gin negotiating her way through one.



%%* ModelPlanning

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%%* ModelPlanning* ModelPlanning: Mac uses models to explain the Petronas Towers job to Gin.



%%* SpyCatsuit

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%%* SpyCatsuit* SpyCatsuit: Gin wears one when braking into buildings, including the famous LaserHallway sequence.



* TheInfiltration: Gin pretends to be a thief in order to catch Mac. [[spoiler: though in reality Gin actually is a thief and Mac is working with the FBI to catch her.]]



%%* VehicleVanish

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%%* VehicleVanish
* VehicleVanish: Done with trains in the closing scene of the movie.
12th Nov '15 5:40:20 AM Morgenthaler
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* MayDecemberRomance: Sean Connery is 39 years older than Catherine Zeta-Jones ([[MichaelDouglas who's into the same thing in real life]]).

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* MayDecemberRomance: Sean Connery is 39 years older than Catherine Zeta-Jones ([[MichaelDouglas who's into the same thing in real life]]).Zeta-Jones.
12th Nov '15 5:39:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* CameraSpoofing: Mac and Gin pause the security camera footage so they can travel in an elevator unnoticed.
** It doesn't work for long. The building's security are a little stumped for why an elevator would be moving when the camera shows nobody inside. Then Gin's boss points out that the timestamp on the camera is static.

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* CameraSpoofing: Mac and Gin pause the security camera footage so they can travel in an elevator unnoticed.
** It
unnoticed, but it doesn't work for long. The building's security are a little stumped for why an elevator would be moving when the camera shows nobody inside. Then Gin's boss points out that the timestamp on the camera is static.
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