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Summary Nick (Nivola) is caught in a dead end job in a dead end town. About the only thing going well for him is Lissa (Witherspoon), his new girlfriend. A chance to make some easy cash, and a way out of town only leads to more trouble as they become caught in a web of sex, thefts, gangsters, kidnappings and murder. (20th Century Fox)

Directed By: Mike Barker

Written By: Ted Griffin

Best Laid Plans
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 14 Critic Reviews
41
User Score Generally Unfavorable Based on 22 User Ratings
2.2
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Summary Nick (Nivola) is caught in a dead end job in a dead end town. About the only thing going well for him is Lissa (Witherspoon), his new girlfriend. A chance to make some easy cash, and a way out of town only leads to more trouble as they become caught in a web of sex, thefts, gangsters, kidnappings and murder. (20th Century Fox)

Directed By: Mike Barker

Written By: Ted Griffin

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 14 Critic Reviews
41
21% Positive
3 Reviews
43% Mixed
6 Reviews
36% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 14 Critic Reviews
41
21% Positive
3 Reviews
43% Mixed
6 Reviews
36% Negative
5 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Unfavorable Based on 22 User Ratings
2.2
9% Positive
2 Ratings
23% Mixed
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68% Negative
15 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Unfavorable Based on 22 User Ratings
2.2
9% Positive
2 Ratings
23% Mixed
5 Ratings
68% Negative
15 Ratings

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Production Company Dogstar Films, Fox 2000 Pictures
Release Date Sep 10, 1999
Duration 1 h 32 m
Rating R
Tagline If you're not in on the plan, you're out.
California on Location Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination