Synopses & Reviews
The Lookout marks Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Scott Frank's (Out of Sight), directorial debut. The intelligent crime drama is centered around Chris (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mysterious Skin), a once-promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist. The film also stars Jeff Daniels (The Squid and the Whale), Isla Fisher (The Wedding Crashers), Matthew Goode (Match Point) and Carla Gugino (Night at the Museum).
"Every once in a while it's my great privilege to see a small film that strikes me as an instant masterpiece." Richard Roeper
"In a knockout directing debut, Frank cooks up his own mischief. The web he spins will pull you in. Guaranteed." Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"An effective homage to the kind of small-scale thrillers we never forget." Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times