Denzel Washington is the seasoned police negotiator who finds himself in a battle of wits with Clive Owen's super-smooth bank robber when he is called in to settle a tense hostage situation. Director Spike Lee plunders the Seventies for inspiration for this slick heist caper that sees him teasing the audience with a shoal of red herrings. Jodie Foster throws a sharp-suited spanner in the works as the mysterious troubleshooter who treads on Denzel's toes.
Director: Spike Lee
Starring: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster