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Encyclopedia > Entrapment (movie)
Entrapment DVD cover
Entrapment DVD cover

Entrapment (1999), directed by Jon Amiel, is a film starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones. It was greatly criticised by several critics, with one complaining that the movie was "dedicated to one woman's ass" due to a close-up of Zeta-Jones' posterior being prominent in the trailers for the film. Complaints also arose from Malaysia, with some claiming that the movie depicted Malaysia as a backwards country, and was factually inaccurate. This led to the movie being banned in Malaysia and Singapore. Supporters of the film saw it as no more than a lightweight caper film along the lines of Charade. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... Sean Connery Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born August 25, 1930 in Edinburgh, Scotland) better known simply as Sean Connery, is a Scottish film actor who has starred in many films and is best known as the original cinematic James Bond. ... Catherine Zeta Jones in a publicity photo for Elizabeth Arden cosmetics Catherine Zeta-Jones (born September 25, 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress. ... Charade is a movie starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, released in 1963. ...


Tagline: The trap is set.

Virginia Baker (Zeta-Jones) works for an insurance agency, attempting to capture Robert MacDougal, (a legendary art thief, played by Connery) by making him believe that she is a thief herself, thus entrapping him. Unknown to Baker's employers, however, she is in reality a master thief herself who hopes to enlist MacDougal's help in pulling off what is quite literally the Crime of the Millennium.


Filming locations include: Blenheim Palace, Savoy Hotel, London, Duart Castle on the Isle of Mull in Scotland, Suria KLCC and the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Blenheim Palace, The Great Court. ... Duart Castle is a castle on the west coast of Scotland, located on the Isle of Mull within the council area of Argyll and Bute. ... Tobermory with 700 people, the largest settlement on Mull, is home to the only whisky distillery on the island. ... Scotland (Alba in Scottish Gaelic) is a country in northwest Europe, occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain. ... The Suria KLCC is a shopping complex beneath the PETRONAS Twin Towers. ... The Petronas Towers The Petronas Twin Towers at night A comparison of the worlds tallest structures. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


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Entrapment Movie Review at Hollywood Video (1203 words)
Entrapment is a piffle of a film, unremarkable in almost every aspect other than its stars' acres of charisma.
It is. Entrapment is absurdist escapism in its most classic form, a glossy throwback to the age where the gentlemen jewel thieves of To Catch a Thief and Gambit trotted the globe plucking emeralds and ingenues from exotic ports-of-call.
The movie's plot, intricate as it is, is secondary to the chemistry between the two stars, each of whom has enough electricity to power a small city.
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