Picture from Bandits
Overall C-

Wanting to avoid the violent and confrontational issues associated with surprise daytime holdups, two thieves opt for arriving at the bank manager's home the evening before and taking the administrator (and his family) hostage, so they will have a personal escort into the vault the next morning.

Violence D-
Sexual Content C-
Profanity C
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content, language and violence.

Talk to your kids about…


How realistic do you think the portrayals of these bank robbers are? What do you think would be the correct way to deal with a person who is robbing a bank? What misleading ideas can movies like this promote about leading a life of crime?

In the movie, one of the robbers says that they really aren’t robbing anyone because all the money is federally insured. Does that statement justify what they do? Who pays for federal bank insurance?