The lives of senior bank executive Jack Stenfield (Harrison Ford) and his family are turned upside down when a ruthless gang invade their home with surveillance cameras and computers. Jack is forced to hack into the bank\'s comouter system and a millions of dollars are transferred offshore. With his reputation in tatters and family taken hostage, Jack seeks to make amends.

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With most of our working life spent in front of the computer screen why would we pay to watch someone franticly tapping away at a key board?

Wimbledon\'s director Richard Loncraine pairs up with Harrison Ford in cyber crime thriller Firewall.
Harrison Ford is Jack Stanfield, a security expert at the top of his field working for a Seattle based international bank. His wife Beth - Virginia Madsen an architect has designed a security-top-heavy home for the family which includes a teenage daughter and younger son. But like in all security systems, the banks and their home, there is always a way in and Bill Cox - Paul Bettany a ruthless criminal and his gang have found the key. With his family held hostage and under constant surveillance Jack has to break through his own security system and steal $100 million dollars or his family dies.
Hackneyed or hacked either word is appropriate when approaching Firewall. Feeling more like a series of trailers from past Harrison Ford thrillers its definitely groundhog day for this action hero. And what a waste of a supporting cast With Madsen spending most of her time with her mouth taped up and Bettany not sure whether he is on the set of Wimbledon or American Psycho. Unfortunately we\'ve seen it all before but this time Harrison looks as bored as his audience and no matter how slick this production looks in the hands of Richard Loncraine, it fails to excite. With most of our working life spent in front of the computer screen why would we pay to watch someone franticly tapping away at a key board?