This remake of the 1979 movie directed by Martin Brest featuring
George Burns, Art Carney, and Lee Strasberg is very funny,
heart-warming and often exciting as three seniors, lifelong
buddies, who are living social security check to check.
This time around the old folks are Willie, Joe and Al (Morgan
Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin). When the bank fails
to pay off on their retirement pensions, they decide they
have had enough. So, they step off the straight-and-narrow
for the first time in their lives and plan to rob the bank
to recopup their pension money.....problem is, they don't
even know how to handle a gun! A social commentary on growing
old in America and what we are sometimes driven to, due to
The Players: Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Ann-Margaret,
Joey King, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Dillon
Directed by Zach Braff.
Released by Warner Brothers