Rebellious teenager Stevie finds his mother's gun, and along with his girlfriend impulsively decides to rob a bank. The pair find themselves in over their heads as they take hostages and the FBI negotiates Stevie's absurd demands.
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Two teens impulsively decide to rob a bank, a la Bonnie and Clyde. Quickly they find themselves in over their heads as they are forced to take a bank full of hostages and the FBI are at the door. Hostages include a heroin addicted Gulf War vet, the pesky bank manager, a gruff old man, a calm bank employee, and a helpful young woman. The head FBI man must sort through the psychology of all the participants to try to keep the events from escalating. Underlying in all of this is the pure adolescence of the two who initiate the trouble.Written by
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Raquel 'Rocky' Silver, the young accomplice, is played by Mischa Barton, who was born 24th January, 1986, making her only twelve years of age when the film was shot during two weeks in December 1998. In reality, mirroring her character's youth. See more »
[standoff outside bank]
Now listen to me.
[Rocky waves the gun at him]
Take it easy with that! I want you to try to relax, okay? I want you to listen to me a minute!
[FBI shouts orders]
I've got a little girl... maybe a year older than you.
[even as Rocky sobs, the revolver is pushed towards Daniel's face]
What your father did was wrong. More than wrong. But what you're doing in there is wrong too!
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God gets thanked under those especially mentioned as benefactors. See more »
Pups is a movie with both good sides and bad sides. To start with the good news: Great acting by all three major roles. Burt Reynolds does his best. Cameron van Hoy is even better. But Mischa Barton is the best of all and shows that she is very talented. Also very good: The dramatic development during the hostage. Ash seems also a very talented director. But the film is also a failure. The Burt Reynolds part is very unrealistic and badly written. But the worst part of Pups is the extremely simple moral views. The writer/director is telling us "look what happens if parents are away all the time and the media is showing violent movies". This simplistic view is a missed chance. Pups could have been much better.
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