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The Banker (2020)

In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration—and equal access to the American Dream.

The Banker (2020)

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Released Year: 2020
Runtime: 120 minutes
Genre: Drama
Directors: George Nolfi


In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration—and equal access to the American Dream.



San Francisco Chronicle - Unnamed
Thanks to the three strong performances at its heart — especially that of a wisecracking Samuel L. Jackson (who’s also one of the producers) — The Banker often is as entertaining as it is enlightening. It’s “Hidden Figures” with redlining instead of rocket fuel.
Chicago Sun-Times - Richard Roeper
This is a film brimming with essential truth about the events at hand, and it delivers an impactful but also entertainingly resonant message. It’s also a crackling good, emotionally satisfying, old-fashioned thriller, with readily identifiable heroes and hiss-worthy villains.
The Hollywood Reporter - Todd McCarthy
Despite the recognizably daunting challenges in telling this long-arc story in an entirely coherent way, The Banker spins a surprising and engaging yarn pinned to central elements that made it hard to tell. Its lively, positive spirit helps it over any number of speed bumps, the social backdrops play to its advantage and the top-line cast members pull their weight and then some.
IGN - Unnamed
An accessible, efficiently made but not necessarily invigorating look at finance, reality, and racial injustice in the U.S.
Washington Post - Ann Hornaday
A handsome-looking if occasionally dull affair.

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