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David Mamet takes this story of thieves along many twists and turns, some of which work and some of which don't. Gene Hackman plays the brilliant leader of a gang (Delroy Lindo, Ricky Jay & Rebecca Pigeon as Hackman's youngish wife), which pulls off complex heists for a despicable fence (Danny DeVito). After stiffing the gang on a jewelry robbery, DeVito forces the gang to go after a Swiss gold shipment and to use his nephew (Sam Rockwell) in the crime. No one trusts anyone and every step is shaded with the unexpected. Written by
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The PanGeneve Cargo plane is a Boeing 727. Produced between the early 1960s and 1984, some 727s are still used by freight and charter air service providers. See more »
The air traffic controllers seem to be at a loss as to where the PanGeneve aircraft is while sitting on the runway. In one shot you can clearly see the control tower in the distance, from where the controllers would obviously have been able to have seen the 727 at all times; and been able to see that the lights were off, the cargo door was open, and there was a van pulled up alongside of it. See more »
Hey, you go to that plastic surgeon, don't you let him put you all the way under. I knew a cat in Stateville one time; went to get his face fixed. Woke up and the sucker had given him a pair of tits.
That's a bad beat, no question.
Oh, and he landed back inside and never had to want for cigarettes.
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David Mamet is famed for complicated plots and the Heist is no exception. Unfortunately for the viewer - Mamet neglects to have the characters explain what they intend to do before they do it so it difficult to know when they switch from Plan A to Backup Plan B to Alternate Plan C .. this happens a lot in the movie. It's also impossible to figure out what the individual characters believe to be the current working plan. All of these leads to a loss of tension as you sit back and wait and see how it plays out.
A good robbery movie which could have been better.
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