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The Steal (1995)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Thriller | 5 May 1995 (UK)
A young American computer hackeress is hired by a liberal British lawyer to right the wrong done to a third world country by a London investment company. Even the expertise of her building ... See full summary »

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Cliff
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Kim
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Lord Childwell
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Sir Wilmot
Heathcote Williams ...
Jeremiah
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Wimborne
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Cecil, Bank Doorman
Patricia Hayes ...
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Wilmot's Servant
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Beggar
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Jimmy
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U.S. Bank Operations Manager
R.J. Bell ...
U.S. Bank Security Manager
Jason Salkey ...
U.S. Bank Dealer
Ann Bryson ...
Bank Transfer Clerk
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A young American computer hackeress is hired by a liberal British lawyer to right the wrong done to a third world country by a London investment company. Even the expertise of her building inspector sidekick can not prevent a surprising development though. Written by <tm@txk.com>

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A tale of kidnapping, computer fraud and Morris Minors.

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Comedy | Thriller

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Last feature film of Dinsdale Landen. See more »

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Everybody Needs Some Luck
Composed by Flagbe/Graves
Performed by Lena Flagbe
Published by Island Music Ltd.
Courtesy of Mother Records
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Actually, I loved it.
21 June 2006 | by (Bath, Uk) – See all my reviews

Caught this on late night telly. Wasn't expecting much from on a Wednesday night, at midnight.

However, its not that awful really. A bit cheesy in places, but quite funny, if you wind your sense of humour down a few notches.

The performances were OK, the ending predictable (although I profess to enjoying quite how films reach their obvious conclusions) and while I was expecting them, the cameos were cool as well. I've always been a Stephen Fry fan.

I certainly wouldn't have paid to see it, but in terms of a quiet, late night film, when you've got nothing better to do, its quality entertainment.


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