Expert safecracker Nelson Reedy (Peter Weller) has rejected his life of crime and has been playing it straight for sometime now. But when his younger brother Mike (Angus MacFadyen) comes to see him, desperate to find the money he needs to pay off his massive gambling debts, Nelson is persuaded to come out of retirement in order to perform one last job. However, Nelson begins to have second thoughts when he discovers that the heist is being organised by Art Lurie (Bryan Brown), the man who almost got him killed on his last job.
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Since he was left for dead in the aftermath of a botched robbery, expert safecracker Nelson Reedy (Peter Weller) has been on the straight and narrow. But when his kid brother (Angus MacFadyen) turns up, desperate for big money to pay off his gambling debts, Nelson has no choice but to come out of retirement.
He agrees to take part in a hold up, but is stunned when he discovers it is being planned by criminal mastermind Art Lurie (Bryan Brown). Last time their paths crossed was the heist that nearly cost Nelson his life. Can he trust Lurie this time? Hes about to find out