"The Banker" is a 2020 American drama film directed by George Nolfi.
The starring cast includes Anthony Mackie, Nicholas Hoult, Nia Long, Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher, Scott Daniel Johnson, Taylor Black, Colm Meaney, Michael Harney, Paul Ben-Victor and others.

Here are "The Banker" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Banker movie?

Apple TV on Monday, November 04, 2019 released the trailer for "The Banker" you can watch here:
The Banker - Official Trailer | Apple TV+.

Plot summary

What is The Banker movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Banker" movie plot summary.

1954, Bernard Garrett (Anthony Mackie) wants to get into real estate but encounters racism that prevents him from being a successful real estate investor. After a chance encounter with wealthy club owner Joe Morris (Samuel L. Jackson), he convinces Joe to be his co-investor. Together they convince Matt Steiner (Nicholas Hoult), a white man, to pose as the front of the company in meetings to facilitate the sales. Eventually, they become extremely successful in Los Angeles real estate, with the two teaching Matt the basics of real estate investing. The three secure a number of properties in L.A. and effectively integrate a number of previously segregated neighborhoods by selling and renting to black families. After this success, he sets his sights on the local bank in his Texas hometown to give loans to the black residents. Racist bank practices had excluded black people from receiving loans for small businesses and homeownership. Joe protests the idea at first but eventually relents and the three move to Texas.
Matt buys the bank, fronting for Bernard (Jayden Griffin) and Joe, but the local townspeople are extremely suspicious of this move. A bank executive tracks the records of the loans and discovers that they're giving loans to black people, follows Matt and discovers that his partners are black, then threatens them with exposure which would cause "a run on the bank." Matt persuades Joe and Bernard to purchase a second bank and put him in charge of it despite his inexperience. The racist bank executive calls in a federal investigator who checks the records of Matt's bank and discovers numerous infractions attributable to Matt's carelessness. Matt, Bernard and Joe get arrested for violating federal banking laws.


Who plays who in the The Banker movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Banker" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Anthony Mackie  as Bernard Garrett
Nicholas Hoult  as Matt Steiner
Nia Long  as Eunice Garrett
Samuel L. Jackson  as Joe Morris
Jessie T. Usher  as Tony Jackson
Scott Daniel Johnson  as Robert Florance Jr.
Taylor Black  as Susie
Colm Meaney  as Patrick Barker
Michael Harney  as Melvin Belli
Paul Ben-Victor  as Donald Silverthorne
Gregory Alan Williams  as Britton Garrett (as Gregalan Williams)
Jaylon Gordon  as Bernard Garrett Jr
Rhoda Griffis  as Mrs. Barker
Travis West  as Mrs. Cooper's Son
David Alexander  as Mr. Miller
James DuMont  as Senator McClellan
Bill Kelly  as Charles Renault
David Maldonado  as Bank Examiner (as Dave Maldonado)
Craig Welzbacher  as Deputy Comptroller Dunn
Jody Thompson  as Mr. Reed
Alonzo Ward  as Barbecue Owner
Joe Hardy Jr.  as Accountant
Zach Hanner  as Mr. Amos
Sherry Richards  as Alice Jackson
Gralen Bryant Banks  as Deacon Jackson
Jayden Griffin  as Bernard (13 Years Old)
Mason Mackie  as Shoeshine Kid
Alphie Hyorth  as Robert Florance Sr.
Max Bickelhaup  as Golf Pro
Javon Johnson  as Country Club Doorman
Jason Davis  as Sullivan
Jerry Griffin  as White Banker #1
Robert McLeroy  as White Banker #2
Jill Jane Clements  as Mrs. Cooper
Crystal Coney  as Black Female Professional
Eric Esquer  as Loan Aggregator
Chad Martin  as Banking Attorney
Xen Sams  as Judith
Garrett Kruithof  as Police Officer #1
Jordan Salloum  as Police Officer #2
Jeff Brockton  as FBI Agent
Chris Gann  as 2nd FBI Man
David Andrew Nash  as Security Guard (as David Nash)

Release date

When is The Banker movie release date?

"The Banker" movie release date was scheduled to be on November 21, 2019, on December 6, 2019 (United States), on March 6, 2020 (United States) and on March 20, 2020 distributing by Apple TV+ and Bleecker Street Media.


What are The Banker filming details?

The duration of the film is 120 minutes. The film's budget is $11 million.

"The Banker" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Banker movie?

"The Banker" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.3/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 79/100.

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