One Last Job

          EXT. FIRST NATIONAL BANK - NIGHT                                 
                                                                           
          DANIEL and ADAM are outside crouched behind a car. CLAIRE        
          and FRANKIE, with a laptop, are off to the side in a van.        
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    Okay. Adam and I are across from                       
                    the bank. Claire, are you and                          
                    Frankie in position with the van?                      
                                                                           
                              CLAIRE                                       
                    Roger that.                                            
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    Great. I’ve got the grappling hook,                    
                    so Adam and I can enter from the                       
                    top. Now Frankie, have you hacked                      
                    into the bank’s security system                        
                    yet?                                                   
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Nope!                                                  
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    What do you mean, nope?                                
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Yeah, no. I’m not doing that.                          
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    Are you kidding me? We planned this                    
                    heist down to the second! You have                     
                    to-                                                    
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    We’ve done this shit your way a                        
                    thousand times, Danny. it’s always                     
                    the same. You guys go in there,                        
                    steal the money and get the girl                       
                    while I’m stuck in a hot server                        
                    room. I’m tired of being the tech                      
                    guy. What I really want to be is an                    
                    assassin!                                              
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    Frankie! You’re the best coder in                      
                    the biz! This isn’t the time-                          
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Then when is the time, Danny? When                     
                    IS the time?! Listen, I code all                       
                    day at my job and I hate it. What I                    
                    really like is killing people! And                     
                    I’m good at it! (beat) I got a                         
                    sniper rifle. Here. Right now. You                     
                    get me out there, I blow each of                       
                    those motherfuckers’ brains out. We                    
                    walk in and take the cash. Boom.                       
                                                                           
                              CLAIRE                                       
                    This is a bank heist! We can’t kill                    
                    anyone!                                                
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    That’s bullshit. We’re criminals!                      
                                                                           
                              ADAM                                         
                    We’re classy thieves. Not                              
                    murderers!                                             
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Exactly! YOU’RE classy thieves. Let                    
                    me be the murderer!                                    
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    No! We need you to tunnel through                      
                    the backend of the security-                           
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                         (shutting the laptop)                             
                    Oh? Is that all I’m good for? The                      
                    ol’ beep boop boop beep beep beep                      
                    blorp? Fuck that. I’m shutting the                     
                    laptop. Oop. Look. It’s shut now.                      
                    Guess we gotta do it my way!                           
                    Straight. Up. Killin’.                                 
                                                                           
                              CLAIRE                                       
                    Why do you want to kill people?!                       
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Uh,  for starters, I worked in IT                      
                    for four years. (beat) Never got a                     
                    raise. But the first time I killed                     
                    a guy, I got a free car out of it!                     
                    Had to hose out the inside, though.                    
                    They say you’ll never work a day in                    
                    your life if you do what you love.                     
                    And boy, do I love killing!                            
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    Dammit, Frankie. If you’re not                         
                    going to stick to the plan, we’ll                      
                    have to deal with this ourselves.                      
  
          DANIEL and ADAM throw up the grappling hook, scale the wall      
          and drop into the bank. They’re horrified by what they see.      
                                                                           
                              ADAM                                         
                    Oh, my god. THERE’RE BODIES                            
                    EVERYWHERE!                                            
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Ha. Ha. Oh yeah. I forgot. I got                       
                    here ahead of time and released                        
                    some poison g-                                         
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    FRANKIE!                                               
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    You didn’t let me finish. I was                        
                    going to say "released some poison                     
                    gas".                                                  
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    These people had FAMILIES!                             
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Well, they should’ve thought of                        
                    that before I killed them.                             
                                                                           
          ADAM picks up a guard’s arm. It has no hand.                     
                                                                           
                              ADAM                                         
                    Why is this guy missing a hand?!                       
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Funny story. I chopped that dude’s                     
                    hand off to get fingerprints for                       
                    the safe’s biometric scanner.                          
                                                                           
                              CLAIRE                                       
                    I think I’m going to be sick.                          
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    Jesus Christ, Frankie. You’re                          
                    supposed to be helping us hack into                    
                    things, not hack off body parts.                       
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Again with the computer stuff.                         
                    Can’t you see I hate that? Do you                      
                    know how many times I had to                           
                    restart someone’s computer at work                     
                    today? 43 times. And that was just                     
                    one guy! Chopping off that guard’s                     
                    hand was the only thing I did today                    
                    that I was passionate about!                                                                                       
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    We’re trying to rob a bank, not                        
                    commit war crimes!                                     
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Listen, shitbird. You wanna make an                    
                    omelette, you’re gonna have to cut                     
                    off a few hands.                                       
                                                                           
          Alarm bells start ringing.                                       
                                                                           
                              DANIEL                                       
                    Great. We tripped the security                         
                    system. We’re never going to get                       
                    our money now. Thanks a lot,                           
                    Frankie.                                               
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    I was never in it for the money. I                     
                    was in it for the love of the game.                    
                    (beat) I’m an artist and murder is                     
                    my canvas.                                             
                                                                           
                              ADAM                                         
                    Frankie, shut up! We need you to                       
                    re-program the alarm! The cops are                     
                    going to be here any second!                           
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Yeah. About that. Before I got                         
                    here, I made a little pitstop                          
                    across town.                                           
                                                                           
                              CLAIRE                                       
                    Oh my God. What did you do?                            
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Let’s just say I (air quotes) "blew                    
                    up the police station". Now quit                       
                    whining and grab the money.                            
                                                                           
          ADAM and DANIEL walk into the safe, comes back with a bag of     
          money and the guard’s severed hand.                              
                                                                           
                              ADAM                                         
                    Say what you will about Frankie...                     
                    he gets results.                                       
                                                                           
          A beat passes.                                                   
                                                                           
                              FRANKIE                                      
                    Anyone else SUPER hard right now?                      
                                                                           
          BLACKOUT.
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