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Wheelman (2017)

TV-MA | | Action, Crime, Mystery | 20 October 2017 (USA)
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A getaway driver for a bank robbery realizes he has been double crossed and races to find out who betrayed him.

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After three years in prison, the driver known as Wheelman has to work for mobsters to pay for a debt. When he is assigned to drive a getaway car for a bank heist, he is not able to contact his liaison and a stranger call him giving orders to deliver the stolen money to him. Soon he learns that he has been betrayed by his contact and spends the night trying to save his thirteen year-old Katie and his ex-wife Jessica from a gang that wants the money robbed from the bank. But who can be trusted? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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It is not mentioned in the movie where it takes place but it is possible that it takes place in Boston because the bridge that Frank Grillo's character drives over resembles Tobin Bridge. See more »

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At virtually no time during this movie, shot almost completely in the car, does the speedometer move off of 0 MPH. See more »

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As I say simple and lazy or tight budget but which don't spoil the film
24 October 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

REVIEW - THE WHEELMAN

A friend at work recommended this film and as I'd never heard of it I thought why not.

So I have a simple question for you, do you think the bigger the budget the better the film?

Case in point The Wheelman.

Obviously a tight budget but the in car camera shots are very original and actually add to the suspense of the interesting story being told but......

During the film there are silly lazy errors that whilst don't detract from the overall film do irritate. For example driving past the same neon lit shop front 5 times, having the hand brake light illuminated on the dash board, using the same frontage of a bar to drive past and later walk past.

As I say simple and lazy or tight budget but which don't spoil the film.

Plot moves along quickly enough with a few twists and turns to keep you interested.

Rating 7 out of 10


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