Right target. Wrong woman.
Jennifer Aniston plays Margaret "Mickey" Dawson, a loving, if-not naive housewife whose husband, Frank Dawson (Tim Robbins), has been embezzling millions for years and keeping the cash in off-shore accounts without her knowledge. Two career criminals, Louis Gara (John Hawkes) and Ordell Robbie (Mos Def), catch wind of his scam and figure if they hold Mickey for ransom, Frank would have no choice but to pay up a million dollars. Except, what they don’t plan on is that Frank's head over heels for his sex-kitten mistress, Melanie (Isla Fisher), and doesn’t want his wife back.
Evoking the spirit of some of the greatest film adaptations of Elmore Leonard’s novels - GET SHORTY, OUT OF SIGHT and JACKIE BROWN - LIFE OF CRIME is a twisty, action-filled, thrilling comedic gem.