Henry Gondorff (Paul Newman) and Johnny Hooker (Robert Redford) plan the heist of the century after the latter seeks revenge for his murdered partner. It's "The Sting" and it's as great today as it was during its 1973 release.
Max Baer (Craig Bierko) is unfairly demonized in the film "Cinderella Man" perhaps, but his character makes a great impression on the movie. Jim Braddock (Russell Crowe) somehow finds a way to best the bigger Baer.
[narrating] We sat and drank with the sun on our shoulders and felt like free men. Hell, we could have been tarring the roof of one of our own houses. We were the lords of all creation. As for Andy - he spent that break hunkered in the shade, a strange little smile on his face, watching us drink his beer.
[narrating] I wish I could tell you that Andy fought the good fight, and the Sisters let him be. I wish I could tell you that - but prison is no fairy-tale world. He never said who did it, but we all knew.