"Inside Man" (2006) — Directed By: Spike Lee —
"Inside Man" was Spike Lee's most financially successful movie, due to the fact that he established such a reputation with Denzel Washington who was the film's anchor. The bank heist crime-thriller found both parties in front of mainstream America as Washington played a cop who has to talk down a bank robber after the criminal's perfect heist (planned by Clive Owen) spirals into a hostage situation.
As Detective Frazier, Denzel showed a relative ease, a veteran cool that seemed to allow fresh faces such as the aforementioned Owen and Chiwetel Ejiofor to perform with relative ease. The project was so good that from that point on, Lee was asked to do more bank heist films. But all we want is "Inside Man 2" to conclude the story that involves all these major players.
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