Miles Cullen discovers how interesting life can be when he is transformed from quiet bank teller into daring, ingenious bank robber in a matter of seconds. Held up at the bank by a thief , Miles manages to stash most of the money in a deposit box first and shortchange the thief. But this kicks off a great battle of wits when the thief realizes what happened and is determined to take revenge. It only inspires Miles to new heights of courage, leading him to seduce the robber's girlfriend and even his boss's mistress to keep the money. Filled with equal parts intrigue, romance and unexpected twists, this psychological thriller also features John Candy in an early film role.