“Empire State” is a crime drama film released in 2013, directed by Dito Montiel. The movie is based on a true story and follows two childhood friends, Chris Potamitis (played by Liam Hemsworth) and Eddie Grenn (played by Michael Angarano), who decide to rob an armored car depository in New York City.
As the heist unfolds, the two men must navigate a web of corruption and deceit involving the local police department and a notorious crime boss. The tension escalates as the authorities close in on the robbers and their criminal connections.
“Empire State” explores themes of loyalty, betrayal, and the consequences of greed. The film received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising the performances of the cast and the authentic portrayal of the heist, while others criticized the predictable plot and lack of character development.
Duration: 94 min.