Triple 9 | Exclusive Impossible Heist Plan Clip

Why does the Russian mob have to be so unreasonable? They’re always killing people over little things like drugs or money, and forcing corrupt cops to rob Homeland Security buildings for reasons unknown. It’s enough to make you wonder whether they’re really our friends after all.

But in all seriousness, that last bit – robbing Homeland Security – is the high-concept plot of Triple 9, a new thriller from filmmaker John Hillcoat (The Road), which features an impressive all-star cast that includes Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave), Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea), Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs), Woody Harrelson (The Hunger Games), Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead), Gal Gadot (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) and Anthony Mackie (Captain America: Civil War).

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That cast’s solution to a seemingly impossible problem comes up in this exclusive clip from Triple 9, whose title – which is about to become important – refers to the police code for an “officer down,” which these corrupt cops are about to implement to distract their fellow officers from another crime in progress. 

Triple 9 hits theaters on February 26, 2016.

Top Photo: Open Road Films

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