|Robert De Niro||Nick Wells|
|Edward Norton||Jackie Teller/Brian|
|Marlon Brando||Max Baron|
|Cassandra Wilson||Special Appearance|
|Mose Allison||Special Appearance|
Career thief Nick Wells is about to mastermind a nearly impossible theft that will require his joining forces with a clever young accomplice . The unlikely alliance, arranged by Nick's longtime friend and fence, Max, interrupts Nick's plan to retire from crime and settle down with his fiancée, Diane . Worse, it requires that Nick violate his most important rule: Always work alone.