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The Brink's Job (1978)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  8 December 1978 (USA)
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After a long spate of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transports, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. ... See full summary »

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Joe McGinnis
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Vinnie Costa (as Allen Goorwitz)
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Specs O'Keefe
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Mary Pino
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Jazz Maffie
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Gerard Murphy ...
Sandy Richardson
Kevin O'Connor ...
Stanley Gusciora
Claudia Peluso ...
Gladys
Patrick Hines ...
H.H. Rightmire
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Mutt Murphy
Walter Klavun ...
Daniels
Randy Jurgensen ...
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John Brandon ...
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After a long spate of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transports, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds out that their security standard is low beyond belief. Now a really big coup is prepared... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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The greatest true comedy robbery of all time!

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | History

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Big Stickup at Brink's  »

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During production, a Boston resident was paid to remove the air conditioner from his window so they could film on that particular street for a shot. The next day when they arrived to continue filming, every window on the street had an air conditioner. See more »

Goofs

In reality the gang surprised, bound and gaged five Brinks employees who were counting and storing money. They also took four revolvers from the Brinks employees. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Neighborhood Kid: Hey Tony, you're the greatest! Nobody ever do what you did, Tony!
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References Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) See more »

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In the Mood
Written by Wingy Manone, Andy Razaf and Joe Garland
by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
Courtesy of RCA Records
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Character Actor Smorgesborg (smorgesbord?)
29 December 2004 | by (Vancouver, BC) – See all my reviews

Whatever that word is, this movie is it. A who's who of nineteen seventies character actors. Peter Boyle was churning them out like crazy in the seventies, appearing in Slither, Hardcore, Where the Buffalo Roam etc. Alan Garfield and Paul Sorvino in one movie together!? Alan Garfield who was in Mother, Jugs and Speed, Slither, Busting ... and Paul Sorvino who was in Where's Poppa, The Gambler etc. And then Warren Oates as well!? The most recognizable character actor of the decade!! Warren Oates was the Steve Buscemi of the 70s. Cockfighter, Race with the Devil, Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, The Border, Dillinger etc. etc. etc. The Brink's Job is funny and tight, with a once in a life time cast for 70s movie buffs.


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