The Lookout


"The Lookout" follows a physically challenged janitor (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who becomes part of a heist at a bank that employs him. Fisher will play a scandalous vixen. Gugino portrays a therapist, and Goode plays a criminal.

CONTEST: Own ‘The Lookout’ on DVD!

Movie PictureOn August 14 The Lookout sees its release on DVD! To celebrate this awesome heist film from writer/director Scott Frank, we are giving away some copies to our users.

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EXCLUSIVE: Scott Frank Crafts ‘The Lookout’

Frank recently sat down with us to discuss bringing The Lookout to life.

Had you always planned to direct The Lookout while you were writing it?

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Watch 13 Clips from the ‘The Lookout’ DVD / Blu-ray Disc!

A former high-school hockey star handicapped in a tragic car accident becomes an unlikely ally to a crack team of determined bank robbers in this thriller starring Jeff Daniels and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. When his promising career on the ice is suddenly cut short, former athlete Chris Pratt (Gordon-Levitt) goes to work as a janitor in a local bank. Cleaning floors soon gives way to criminal enterprise when the onetime puck-slinger is recruited to help clean out the very bank that employs him. Screenwriter Scott Frank (Out of Sight) makes his directorial debut, working from his own original screenplay.

The Lookout scams its way to DVD August 14 from Miramax Films.

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‘The Lookout’ Sees Its DVD Release on August 14

Movie PictureOn of the more interesting films of 2007 comes to DVD in August.

This release will be on Standard DVD and Blu-ray disc.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Go Behind-the-Scenes of ‘The Lookout’!

We were recently made privvy to an exclusive, behind the scenes clip from writer/director Scott Frank's directing debut, The Lookout! You're not going to want to miss the exciting crime, thriller of 2007!

Filled with riveting performances, The Lookout marks the directorial debut of Scott Frank, the Oscar-nominated writer of the acclaimed crime drama Out of Sight (based on the Elmore Leonard novel), whose credits also include Little Man Tate, Get Shorty, Minority Report and The Interpreter. The producers are Walter F. Parkes, Laurence Mark, Roger Birnbaum, and Gary Barber; the executive producers are Laurie MacDonald, Becki Cross Trujillo, and Jonathan Glickman. The film stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 6), Jeff Daniels (The Squid and the Whale), Matthew Goode (Match Point), Isla Fisher (Wedding Crashers) and Carla Gugino (Night at the Museum).

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks ‘The Lookout’

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Well, I did a fair amount of research; I did some reading; my favorite book I read was called The Man With the Shattered World which was about a veteran coming back from World War II. The guy in that book suffered an injury far more severe than Chris Pratt's, but the more fruitful preparation I did was just hanging out with different people who had been through similar things to the character. What I kind of figured out was they all were individuals and trying to put any of them in a box or a category was about as fruitless as trying to put anybody in any box or category based on any label that you can put anyone under. That led me to really want to make the character not just a stereotype - not, 'Ok, here's the disabled young man' but to make him a person.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: What I like is that he doesn't give up, he doesn't quit; I think that's kind of the most charming thing about him. Even though it's really difficult for him to do a lot of the things that we just take for granted, like waking up in the morning, like following a conversation and driving to work - things that we can do without thinking about them, he has to focus on them real hard. And, by the end of the day he's exhausted; he has to work really hard but he doesn't quit. He continues to try and that's really admirable.

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