Bait

(2000)

Overview

Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold. His partner, Bristol, is still at large. Alvin wants only to get out of prison and start fresh with his girlfriend, Lisa, and when the Feds, led by U.S. Treasury investigator Clenteen, set him loose on a sketchy deal, he thinks his luck has changed. Alvin has his freedom and the Feds have found their bait.

  1. Antoine Fuqua

    Director

  2. Adam Scheinman

    Writer

  3. Tony Gilroy

    Writer

  4. Andrew Scheinman

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jamie Foxx

    Jamie Foxx

    Alvin Sanders

  2. David Morse

    David Morse

    Edgar Clenteen

  3. Robert Pastorelli

    Robert Pastorelli

    Jaster

  4. David Paymer

    David Paymer

    Agent Wooly

  5. Mike Epps

    Mike Epps

    Stevie Sanders

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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 14, 2000
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue -

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