Written by Steve Allrich and Mark Williams, the American Thriller ‘Honest Thief’ has hit the theatres and has received mixed reviews from the critics. Currently, the movie is at the #7 position in the United States. It took over ‘The War with Grandpa’ bringing around $7.3 million in 10 days. Liam Neeson plays the lead in the movie. Many people have commented that this is not one of the best choices that Neeson has made. The actor has won several awards for his previous performances and is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. After gaining prominence with ‘Schindler’s List’ he went on to give several hits such as ‘Silence’, ‘The Grey’, ‘Batman Begins’, ‘Star Wars’, and more. All of his fans were excited and thrilled for his upcoming movie but seems like it was a disappointment.
What is the movie ‘Honest Thief’ about?
The movie stars Liam Neeson, Anthony Ramos, Kate Walsh, Robert Patrick, Jai Courtney, Jasmine Jones, and Jeffrey Donovan. It is a thriller drama with Mark Williams as the director. The plot revolves around a robber Tom. He is popularly known as the “In-And-Out Bandit” who is known for stealing money from banks. After meeting Annie, he falls in love with her and decides to turn himself in so that he could get a shorter sentence to restart his life. While he was living with Annie, two detectives came into the picture who are trying to catch the thief. A series of events happen which is a roller coaster of adventure of all of them. You should give the movie a watch to find out what happened to Tom.
Everything you need to know about Liam Neeson’s new thriller drama:
The project was planned in 2018 and the filming began in the same year. Briarcliff Entertainment acquired the rights for the movie in January 2020. However, after the date of release had to be re-scheduled, Open Road Films took over the production. The film released on 16th October 2020 and is running across all theatres in the United States. Talking about the reviews, it is a movie of good and bad. The film has got around 38% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Many have said that the movie will keep your mind detached from the world for 90 minutes and keep you engaged and engrossed throughout.
The cast and the production have done justice to the writing, direction, and acting. Neeson fans will definitely enjoy watching the movie for his brilliant performance. Many also called out on Neeson’s age. People called him too old for being a lead and portraying romance on the screen. The actor is 68 as of 2020. The New York Times called the movie eternally forgettable. They said that everything in the movie is predictable and there is no thrill in any way. The audience might fall asleep in the theatres as keeping your eyes open throughout the movie will be difficult.