The Banker movie is base on a real-time story, court documents and also tapes. It is very educative and also entertaining. The movie shows the struggle of an African-American aspiring to be a wealthy businessman. He also partnered with his fellow African-American to go bigger in the business.
The movie is produced by Apple TV, The movie was directed by George Nolfi and Produced by Anthony Mackie, George Nolfi, Nnamdi Asomugha, Brad Feinstein, Joel Viertel, and Jonathan T. Baker.
The Banker Cast.
- Samuel L. Jackson as Joe Morris
- Anthony Mackie as Bernard Garrett
- Nicholas Hoult as Matt Steiner
- Nia Long as Eunice Garrett
- Scott Daniel Johnson as Robert Florance, Jr.
- Taylor Black as Susie
- Michael Harney as Melvin Belli
- Colm Meaney as Patrick Barker
- Paul Ben-Victor as Donald Silverthorne
- Jessie T. Usher as Tony Jackson
- Gregory Alan Williams as Britton Garrett
- Rhoda Griffis as Mrs. Barker
- Travis West as Mrs. Cooper’s Son
- David Alexander as Mr. Miller
- Jaylon Gordon as Bernard Garrett Jr.
The Banker Plot.
Two African-American entrepreneurs in the 1960s, employed a white man for him to pretend to be the owner of their business while they take other roles sometimes a Janitor, Chauffeur, etc.
Bernard Garrett (Anthony Mackie) and Joe Morris (Samuel L. Jackson) both revolutionary businessmen. They both made an audacious and dangerous plan to take over the racist establishment in the 1960s.
They did this so to help other African-Americans to pursue their American dream by taking a loan from the bank. In conjunction with Bernard Garrett wive they trained a white man Matt Steiner (Nicholas Hoult), to act as the rich face of their real estate and banking empire. However, Morris posed to be a chauffeur and Garrett and his wife acted to be the Janitor. They grew successfully, but what the four have built were later threatened by the Government.
The Banker Movie Overview
Directed by George Nolfi and Produced by Joel Viertel, Brad Feinstein, George Nolfi, Nnamdi Asomugha, Jonathan Baker, David Lewis Smith, Anthony Mackie
Screenplay Nicole Levy, George Nolfi, David Lewis Smith, Stan Younger.
Story by Stan Younger, David Lewis Smith, Brad Caleb Kane
Starring Nia Long, Jessie T. Usher, Nicholas Hoult, Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie,
Music by H. Scott Salinas
Cinematography Charlotte Bruus Christensen
Edited by Joel Viertel
Production company Iam21 Entertainment, Romulus Entertainment, Hyphenate Films, Mad Hatter
Distributed by Apple TV+
Release date March 6, 2020 (United States)
Running time 2 hr 
Country United States
Budget $11 million
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