Man on a Ledge

You can only push an innocent man so far

Action Thriller Crime
102 min     6.4     2012     USA


An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever pulled.


mooney240 wrote:
**Man On A Ledge surprises with a story that weaves itself from genre to genre, keeping its audience guessing what comes next.** Man On A Ledge builds an intriguing plot that takes twists and turns from stopping a jumper to catching a prison escapee to robbing a vault to uncovering corrupt cops. This movie crams in so much in its short runtime, keeping the pace and energy high. There is no time for boredom. Check your phone, and you might miss something. Sam Worthington captivates audiences and is a sympathetic mastermind who pulls on the heartstrings while enacting his revenge. Man On A Ledge throws new challenges at the characters forcing them to get creative and adapt, keeping the movie fresh with its inexperienced characters attempting an ambitious heist. While all of its different story elements are simple or common on their own, these different plot pieces combine to make a fresh, fun, and entertaining heist film.