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Desperate for income, Emily takes a shady gig buying goods with stolen credit cards supplied by a charismatic middleman named Youcef. Seduced by the quick cash and illicit thrills, they hatch a plan to take their business to the next level.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2022-08-12

Runtime 97 minutes


TMDB 6.8


madison_2504 shared a tip "Really liked this"

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donna_thiessen shared a tip "A bit gritty. Steeped in desperation and still hoping for better than the cards she has been dealt, Emily decides to be decisive."

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rhonda_jean_602 shared a tip "3.5 out of 5 stars"

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julia_999 shared a tip "It was good for what it was. Decently entertaining. I recommend!"

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damien_scott shared a tip "Emily’s evolution is the backbone of the story and Plaza delivers in this tense thriller."

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gabrielle_grosbety shared a tip "Aubrey Plaza you say…always an automatic yes for me ❤️ This was fun!"

iva_earl shared a tip "This actress was excellent in this role. The story was a bit lacking in depth but she was so good so it didn’t matter."

mikew shared a tip "Compelling story with believable acting."

mikew shared a tip "This movie really resonated with me, kind of like a female “Uncut Gems”."

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jim_pellerin shared a tip "Strange turn of events throughout the movie."

nancy_1397 shared a tip "I really enjoyed this movie!"

amy_milam shared a tip "Suspenseful with a kick butt female main character."

amy_milam shared a tip "Suspenseful with a kick butt female main character."

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rebecca_close shared a tip "Very slow"

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ujjwal_gupta_1672 shared a tip "Good to watch."

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morgan-k1138 shared a tip "Enthralling, with great characters. If it had been twice as long I would have been twice as happy."

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rio_on_the_run shared a tip "I like how she wrecklessley accepts every challenge. It was a good movie to watch"

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peyton_cohen shared a tip "Not the best. Mainly was interested because I like Aubrey Plaza. The crime was interesting."

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kate_barton_1493 shared a tip "Much much better than I anticipated it to be - I mean I love her but it was impossible to look away!"

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WestLouisvilleSlugga shared a tip "Besides from the fact that she doesn't wear a bra in the movie, wasn't messing with it."

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themrs.schwamberger shared a tip "Really enjoyed this one. Aubrey did great with this role!"

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jane_bobel shared a tip "Limited character development makes it very hard to have any empathy for Emily. A waste of 90 minutes."

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attabey shared a tip "Keeps you on the edge of your seat"

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j_miller shared a tip "Tense."

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lisa_gloddy shared a tip "I love anything with Aubrey Plaza!!"

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upmyali shared a tip "Loved this almost as much as I love Aubrey Plaza. (It’s a lot)"

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nikita_mohan shared a tip "Very good cautionaty story and relatable to many people's current financial circumstances, etc"

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john_michaels_7658 shared a tip "Story was kind of flat. Acting was so-so, would give this movie a 5/10"

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jordi_c shared a tip "Great thrill ride, tense acting, probably perfect editing."

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laura_heibs shared a tip "This was fun! Love seeing Aubrey Plaza get into different roles. I'd take this over Emily in Paris any day."

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robbie_smith_869 shared a tip "Boring. No redeemable characters."

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