Released on October 12 of 2001 in the USA, "Bandits" (also known as "Outlaws", "Banditen!") is a Comedy/Crime/Drama/Romance film directed by Barry Levinson . Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton are starring, alongside Cate Blanchett, Troy Garity, Brian F. O'Byrne and Stacey Travis.
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Who directed "Bandits":
Bandits was directed by Barry Levinson, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before directing Bandits, Barry Levinson had directed An Everlasting Piece, released in 2000, Liberty Heights (1999), Sphere (1998), Wag the Dog (1997), Disclosure (1994), and Jimmy Hollywood (1994). Since, he directed Envy, released in 2004, Man of the Year (2006), What Just Happened? (2008), The Bay (2011), The Humbling (2014), and Rock the Kasbah (2015).
What was the release date of "Bandits":
Bandits was initally released in the United States on Friday, October 12, 2001. Also released on this day were Corky Romano (dir. Rob Pritts), Better Than Sex (dir. Jonathan Teplitzky), and Chaverim Shel Yana, Ha- (dir. Arik Kaplun). This was eighteen (18) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, November 30, 2001 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, January 16, 2002 in France; Thursday, November 01, 2001 in Germany; Friday, November 23, 2001 in Italy; Friday, January 04, 2002 in Spain; Thursday, March 21, 2002 in Australia and on Saturday, December 29, 2001 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "Bandits":
At the casting of Bandits we find Bruce Willis, previously seen in Unbreakable (2000) and The Story of Us (1999); Billy Bob Thornton (Daddy and Them (2001), The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)); Cate Blanchett (The Gift (2000), The Man Who Cried (2000)) [ more... ]
- Richard Riehle and Bruce Willis also worked together in Mercury Rising, released in 1998.
- Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton can both be seen in Armageddon, released in 1998.
- January Jones and Billy Bob Thornton can also be seen in Love Actually, released in 2003.
- Bruce Willis and Richard Riehle also worked together in Thorns from a Rose, released in 2011.
What is the Storyline of "Bandits":
Two friends and convicts, Joe (Bruce Willis) and Terry (Billy Bob Thornton), break out of Oregon State Penitentiary in a concrete mixing truck and start a bank robbing spree, hoping to fund a dream they share. They become known as the "Sleepover Bandits" because of their modus operandi: they kidnap the manager of a target bank the night before a planned robbery, then spend the night with the manager's family; early the next morning, they accompany the manager to the bank to get their money. Using [...]
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