Sets the disaster movie bar at a much higher level, and it succeeds.
This is a movie with an abundance of mediocrity, from the ludicrous plot to the hackish directing.
The straightforward, solid storytelling makes this mainstream military submarine thriller one that’s worth watching.
January is the time studios tend to dump their most forgettable, bland rubbish into theaters which makes it all the more surprising that the crime noir “Den of Thieves” is actually a quality heist movie.
Movies like this are what you make of them, so lighten up and have a little fun.
LOUISA: MATT: LOUISA SAYS: Gerard Butler is back as tough-as-nails secret service agent Mike Banning, protector and best friend of U.S. President Ben Asher