Sneakers (1992)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Dan Aykroyd Mother
Timothy Busfield Dick Gordon
Denise Dowse Bank Teller
James Earl Jones (Pres/Narr)
James Earl Jones (Voice)
James Earl Jones
Bodhi Elfman Centurion S&L Night Guard
Hanyee Bank Secretary
George Hearn Gregor
Garrison Hershberger College-Aged Bishop (as Gary Hershberger)
Ed Jones Buddy Wallace
Ben Kingsley Cosmo
Jo Marr College-Aged Cosmo (as Jojo Marr)
Mary McDonnell Liz
River Phoenix Carl Arbogast
Sidney Poitier Donald Crease
Robert Redford Martin Bishop
David Strathairn Erwin "Whistler" Emory
Movie Details
Genre Action; Crime; Drama; Mystery; Thriller
Director Phil Alden Robinson; Phil Aden Robinson
Producer Lawrence Lasker; Walter Parkes
Writer Phil Alden Robinson; Lawrence Lasker; Walter Parkes
Studio Universal
Language English
Audience Rating PG-13
Running Time 125 mins
Country USA
Color Color
IMDb Rating 7.0
Plot
In this tech-thriller from director Phil Alden Robinson, a group of five renegade computer hackers, led by Martin Bishop (Robert Redford), are hired by the government to steal a black box, containing a code-breaking machine, from the mathematician who invented the device. The government is able to persuade Martin to take the job by convincing him that they will drop a decades-old federal warrant for his involvement in computer fraud. Martin agrees and he takes his team on the mission, eventually taking the box. Shortly after the hackers have stolen the device, the mathematician turns up dead. Before long, the quintet realize that they've gotten themselves into more than they'd originally bargained for, as Bishop's old rival Cosmo (Ben Kingsley) enters into the fold. The eclectic ensemble also includes River Phoenix, Sidney Poitier, Dan Aykroyd, David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, and James Earl Jones. — Matthew Tobey
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Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single side, Single layer
UPC 025192017827
Chapters 16
Release Date 2/2/1998
Subtitles Spanish
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround [CC]
SPANISH: Dolby Digital Surround
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Surround
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
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