Con artist Jake Vig unwittingly steals money from whacko LA gangster The King. To avert homicidal retribution, Jake offers to repay the debt by undertaking an elaborate sting with his crew of grifters, including seductive pickpocket Lily, although tenacious federal agent Butan is on his trail.
No-one can accuse this caper of originality, and although it's reasonably fun and sexy, its tiresomely labyrinthine scam is instantly disposable. Hoffman's wicked turn and Foley's snappy direction go some way to maintain interest.
Reviewed by Angie Errigo
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