Charlie's got a 'Job' to do. Having just left prison, he finds one of his friends has attempted a high risk job in Italy right under the nose of the Mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far so Charlie takes over the 'Job'. Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal the Gold and escape. Written by
Andy Topham <email@example.com>
This is the self preservation society
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Did You Know?
The screenplay originally was set in London and was to have been a TV show. However the scope of the production was too large for British TV at the time and so the script was purchased for the movie and the setting changed to Turin because it had the most extensive computer-controlled traffic monitoring system in Europe. However Milan had been the original location choice until the producers realized it would be impossible to get a shooting permit. See more
During the race around the Fiat test track, a police motorcycle manages to pass in front of the Minis. But in the next shots, the police are all still behind chasing. See more
Just remember this - in this country they drive on the wrong side of the road.
Referenced in Catch That Girl
Music by Thomas Augustine Arne
Lyrics by James Thomson See more