When an armed, masked gang enter a Manhattan bank, lock the doors and take hostages, the detective assigned to effect their release enters negotiations preoccupied with corruption charges he is facing.
- genus: Crime, Drama, Thriller
- Studio: Imagine Entertainment, Universal Pictures, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks
- keyword: new york city, bank, hostage, bank manager, kidnapping, ultimatum, nazi, court case, heist, bank robbery, hostage situation, financial transactions, bank vault, swat team, manhattan, new york city
- cast: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer, Willem Dafoe, Chiwetel Ejiofor