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Out of Sight
This 1998 Soderbergh adaptation of Leonard's novel of the same name was also adapted by Scott Frank, who, it seems, is really able to adapt a fucking novel. Well done, Scott Frank. Besides being notable for being the only good movie in J. Lo's career and for being the film that showed George Clooney could be a movie star (let's all forget his turn as Batman, ok?), Out of Sight has one of the best casts EVER assembled, and some really incredible timeline shifts that emphasize what an immaculately plotted story this is. But about that cast. We're talking Don Cheadle, Catherine Keener, Viola Davis, Albert Brooks, Ving Rhames, and Michael motherfucking Keaton. Can we all just agree that Michael Keaton makes everything amazing? We can? Good. This film is easily one of the best crime movies ever made, and you should probably all watch it in honor of Elmore Leonard immediately.