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Fool's Gold: The Story of the Brink's-Mat Robbery (1992)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie
A dramatized speculation of what happened in November 1983 when Micky McAvoy and some of his mates planned a heist and were surprised when they discovered they'd stumbled across a large ... See full summary »

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Micky McAvoy
Trevor Byfield ...
Jimmy Kimpton
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Kenneth Noye
George Jackos ...
The Brother
Sharon Maiden ...
Jackie McAvoy
Brian Croucher ...
Brian Robinson
David Cardy ...
Tony Black
Rob Spendlove ...
Coles
John Labanowski ...
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Ron Aldridge ...
Roach
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Bernie Clarke
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Dep. Asst. Com. Brian Worth
Ronald Nunnery ...
Georgie Bishop
Eve Bland ...
Kathy
Michael Redfern ...
Det. Chief Supt. Brian Boyce
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A dramatized speculation of what happened in November 1983 when Micky McAvoy and some of his mates planned a heist and were surprised when they discovered they'd stumbled across a large stash of gold. But getting the gold away without getting caught is only the beginning of their troubles. Realizing the riches the gold represents is difficult, and honor among thieves may only be a myth. Written by Kathy Li

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Not as good as some claim...
12 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

I recently borrowed "Fool's Gold" from the public library here, where I live. Figured it would be something the boyfriend would enjoy. As it looks to be action packed, being a crime drama and all. And to say he really liked it. I on the other hand was amazed at how it was badly made. The production values weren't set very high for this one, I think. The dialog wasn't that bad at most parts, but I have to say the acting wasn't that excellent. I was kinda disappointed on Bean's part, seeing as I enjoyed him so much in "Lord Of The Rings". Even the props in this movie were bad though. The gold didn't look anything like gold, it looked like blocks of wood, badly painted gold. And just some of the scenes, the way it was filmed, especially the robbery itself was poorly done. If you like bad British television, then I would greatly recommend this film. Otherwise, I'd stay away if I were you.


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