The movie is an American comedy thriller from writer and director Glenn Ficarra with John Requa and stars Will Smith, Rodrigo Santoro and Margot Robbie.
Seasoned con-man Will Smith played as Nicky Spurgeon went into an upscale bistro, where an inexpert grifter, Margot Robbie played as Jess Barrett seduces him, and invented they’ve been seen by her jealous partner. When the trick fails, Nicky counsel them to never lose focus when dealing with foreseen situations. Jess discovers him in one more nightclub fews days later and encourages Nicky to be her mentor. Nicky told her regarding his father, a con man called as Bucky Spurgeon, was required to burst of his grandfather and a con went mistaken, a trick he named as – Toledo Panic Button.
Jess goes after Nick at New Orleans, where she was presented to Nicky’s team, with the obese and wicked Adrian Martinez as Farhad. She chooses some pockets as a trial, and soon Jess and Nicky cultivates a romantic connection, disturbing Nicky, who was trained by his father to not be emotionally attached to anybody in line with their business. During the Football Championship, Nicky takes into a series of increasingly excessive bets with B.D. Wong as the gambler Liyuan Tse, eventually beating all of the cash the crew has gained.
To gain it back, Tse was asked by Nicky to take any player and told that Jess will speculate the number chosen. A distressed Jess scanned the field and witness Farhad dressed in jersey 55 and comprehend it as another con. They get Tse for dollars. Nicky clarifies Jess how Tse had been encoded to choose number 55 since he came with subtle, subliminal punctual throughout the day. After that, Nicky, cautious of his rising emotional participation, departs Jess by the area on the way with her cat. He teaches the driver to bring her to the airfield. Jess cried out as her limo takes off, sending off Nicky to scale up into one more waiting car.
The Focus is really a con movie and it is at its finest when it’s attempting to con you into considering you know what is coming on. The plan unfolds at a stable pace and you are missed guessing what might follow. There are numerous turn and it’s difficult to maintain as expected. The normal cons work better in the initial half, when the film is attempting to be entertaining and fun. During the next half of the film the plan deepens and acts around personality development. That is when Margot Robbie and Will Smith came to existence. They are at their finest when they have provided more to work with and were able to maintain the interesting film. But, the movie take caught juggling numerous cons that in the end of the film may feel just a small flat; but still build for an enjoyable and unexpected finale. The film is definitely worth to watch and the directors did a great job by emphasizing on the importance of FOCUS in staying the Focused of camera at the right angle.