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The Steal (1995)

 -  Comedy | Thriller  -  5 May 1995 (UK)
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Cliff
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Lord Childwell
Dinsdale Landen ...
Sir Wilmot
Heathcote Williams ...
Jeremiah
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Wimborne
Bryan Pringle ...
Cecil, Bank Doorman
Patricia Hayes ...
Mrs. Fawkes
Jack Dee ...
Wilmot's Servant
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Beggar
Lindsay Holiday ...
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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5 May 1995 (UK)  »

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Last feature film of Dinsdale Landen. See more »

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Why Don't I Believe You This Time
Composed by Steve Torch & Paul Barry
Performed by God's Gift
Published by Strada Songs, Ne Panache
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Incoherent Nonsense
2 October 2003 | by (Wilmslow, England) – See all my reviews

A short review but...

Avoid at all costs, a thorough waste of 90mins. At the end of the film I was none the wiser as to what had actually happened. It's full of cameos (Stephen Fry (3mins), Jack Dee (30 secs), the "Philadelphia" girls) and some vaguely recognisable people but it just doesn't make any sense. Whether the story just got lost in the edit I don't now but jeez...

Put on a DVD instead or go to bed and get some rest!!!

2 out of 10 (for the cameos and a Morris Minor car chase)


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