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Watch Eddie Murphy & Gabourey Sidibe In First Trailer For "Tower Heist"

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act July 28, 2011 at 4:35AM

Almost completely forgot that this was coming...
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Almost completely forgot that this was coming...

Ben Stiller leads an ensemble cast that includes Eddie Murphy, Gabourey Sidibe, Casey Affleck, Matthew Broderick, Alan Alda and others, in the Brett Ratner-directed Tower Heist, the action-drama produced by uber-producer Brian Grazer for Universal Pictures.

In the film, a group of vengeful maintenance workers, led by their manager (played by Stiller) for a luxury high-rise apartment building, use their knowledge of the building to rip off a Bernie Madoff-like Wall Streeter guilty of depleting their pension funds, who is under house-arrest in a lavish suite in the same building the work.

It opens November 14th.

So really this marks the big screen return of Eddie Murphy, and Gabourey Sidibe's first big screen role since Precious, right? Unless Victoria Mahoney's Yelling To The Sky beats this to a theatrical general release, and I don't expect it to.

The trailer below, which looks like 48 Hours meets Oceans 11.

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