Phoenix (1998)



  • A cop (Liotta) with a gambling addiction plots a theft from the bookies who are putting pressure on him to pay off or else.

  • In Phoenix, Arizona, all is not well at the local police station as some of the colleagues are not good of heart. Superstitious cop Harry Collins is on the take. He a compulsive gambler who is forced to plan a heist with fellow cops Mike, James, and Fred to rip off local pimp and overall bad guy, Louie, to pay off gambling debts run up with "bookie" Chicago.

  • Four police officer friends plan a heist from the loan shark that one of them, Mike (LaPaglia), works for as a collector on the side so another one, Larry (Liotta), can pay off his gambling debt to his bookie. Then there is Fred (Levin) who is the nice guy and who has a lovely wife Katie. Then there is James (D Baldwin) who has a temper and is number four.