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Loophole (1981)

When architect Stephen Booker loses his partnership, he finds jobs hard to come by, and with money in short supply, he unwittingly becomes involved in a daring scheme to rob one of London's biggest bank vaults.

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John Quested

Writers:

Jonathan Hales, Robert Pollock (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Albert Finney ... Mike Daniels
Martin Sheen ... Stephen Booker
Susannah York ... Dinah Booker
Colin Blakely ... Gardner
Jonathan Pryce ... Taylor
Robert Morley ... Godfrey
Alfred Lynch ... Harry
Tony Doyle ... Nolan
Christopher Guard Christopher Guard ... Cliff
Gwyneth Powell Gwyneth Powell ... Doreen
Jerry Harte Jerry Harte ... Maxwell
James Grout ... Fairbrother
Terrence Hardiman ... David
Bridget Brice ... Emily
Ian Howarth Ian Howarth ... Matthew
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When architect Stephen Booker loses his partnership, he finds jobs hard to come by, and with money in short supply, he unwittingly becomes involved in a daring scheme to rob one of London's biggest bank vaults.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language, mild peril and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 August 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Break In See more »

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Production Co:

Brent Walker See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The make and model of the truck seen in the movie was a yellow 1967 Morris FM van. See more »

Goofs

[They] have set up detectors in the sewers which turn red when toxic gas is detected. Sure enough, one of the robbers is overcome by gas and as he subsequently loses consciousness there is a shot of him covered with rats. The rats, however, would appear to be immune to the gas. See more »

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4 February 2019 | by sandcrab277See all my reviews

I don't think writers understand what being an architect means or how they work ...its especially clear in this film because the need for an architect is totally bogus ... being an architect sounds glamorous and exciting but its a crappy paying profession that anyone interested in making money would never take on ... an architect that designs, builds and lives in that house is as rare as finding an atmosphere on the moon


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