History Film / Entrapment

25th May '17 12:31:22 PM apm483@gmail.com
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* 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
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* TheCaper: Mac plans to steal $8 billion from the International Clearance Bank in the North Tower of the Petronas Towers.
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ChekhovsExhibit: the The Chinese mask
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mask, which becomes the subject of Gin's trial theft.
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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.
12th Nov '15 5:38:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* JustForFun/TropesExaminedByTheMythBusters: In their Hollywood heist movie episode, the Series/MythBusters proved that much of the security system-evading techniques shown in the film wouldn't work in real life at all.
12th Nov '15 5:38:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{UsefulNotes/Malaysia}}: The one half of the Petronas Twin Towers is in the poster, and part of the film was shot there.



* UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}}: Mac's headquarters is a castle on a Scottish isle.
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