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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Introducing the plans for a new business venture: "The Italian Job."
See more »
Did You Know?
Director Peter Collinson's wife, Hazel, appeared in all his films "for luck". In this film she appears at the Mafiosos' dinner as the blonde wife of the visiting American. She was called in the last minute because Collinson was being sent only tall, dark Italian models and he wanted "a short, blonde scrubber". Also, when Croker is getting out his equipment from under the bed after he leaves prison, he calls the rope and grappling hook "Hazel." See more
During the introductory sequence, the car is seen driving up the Italian side of the Grand St. Bernard pass and then driving down the same side again, whereas it's evidently intended that it crosses the pass. See more
But Mr. Bridger, what if the Professor's not bent?
Camp Freddie, everyone in the *world* is bent!
Featured in The 100 Greatest Films
The British Grenadiers
Traditional See more