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A father is without the means to pay for his daughter's medical treatment. As a last resort, he partners with a greedy co-worker to rob a casino. When things go awry they're forced to hijack a city bus.

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Scott Mann

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Stephen Cyrus Sepher (original screenplay by), Stephen Cyrus Sepher (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert De Niro ... The Pope
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ... Luke Vaughn
Dave Bautista ... Jason Cox
Kate Bosworth ... Sydney
Gina Carano ... Kris
Morris Chestnut ... Dog (Derek Prince)
Lydia Hull ... Pauline
Mark-Paul Gosselaar ... Detective Marconi
Stephen Cyrus Sepher ... Dante
D.B. Sweeney ... Bernie
Tyler Jon Olson ... Steve
Alyssa Julya Smith ... Rebecca
Hawn Tran ... Tom
Christopher Rob Bowen ... Eric
Renell Gibbs ... Tagger
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Storyline

When their attempt to rob a casino owned by the feared gangster Pope goes awry and a shootout ensues, Vaughn and Cox are forced to flee on foot and hijack city Bus 657 and take the passengers hostage. Written by Lionsgate Premiere

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Never make a bet you can't afford to lose.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, pervasive language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 2015 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Bus 657 See more »

Filming Locations:

Mobile, Alabama, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,688, 15 November 2015

Gross USA:

$50,136

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,777,046
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

There are seven casinos in Alabama, they do not have table games. See more »

Goofs

Toward the end of the movie, "Dog" calls the cell phone carrier to find out if there had been any calls made to Texas. The person on the other end of the line says yes and proceeds to give him the number which has the area code 405. 405 is an Oklahoma City/central Oklahoma area code. Since the line he calls is a land line, whose area code should be 409 for Galveston, and is not a cell phone, this is not possible. See more »

Quotes

The Pope: If people tell you money doesn't buy love, they didn't have enough money.
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Soundtracks

BRING DOWN THE SAILS
Performed by Dominic Halpin
Written by by Dominic Halpin
Courtesy of CAPP Records Inc. / NOMA Music
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Good story and acting
31 January 2019 | by TheTopDawgCriticSee all my reviews

Great performances performances by DeNiro, Morgan and Bautista.

I feel some parts needed a little more 'oomph' as it felt dragged out a bit - a directing issue perhaps, by novice director Scott Mann, but forgivable seeing this was his 2nd full length feature film.

The screenplay could've used some tweaking, but the story itself was great - both by novice writer Stephen C. Sepher.

I just wish I heard less of the overbearing constant score that needed to be toned down, but otherwise, an enjoyable crime drama - a gangster film with heart, and a well deserved 8/10 from me


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