The Set Up

The Set Up

A former inmate blackmails an ex-con engineer to help him crack a bank-security system he designed.

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The Set Up


Thriller103 Mins1995R

Charlie Thorpe (Billy Zane) is a brilliant security expert and convicted burglar. After being released from prison, Charlie resolves to turn his life around and takes a straight job designing the security for a newly renovated bank. However, his old criminal life catches up with him when his former prison mate, Kliff (James Russo), kidnaps his new girlfriend, Gina (Mia Sara). Charlie is left with few options when Kliff blackmails him into breaking into the bank.


  • Gritty
  • Intense
  • Suspenseful