On the surface, it's a seamless caper. A beautiful bank robbery staged by a veteran expert and his two exuberant heirs-apparent. Eddie (Rhys Ifans), the cocky leader, and his cohort Ian (David Schneider), dream of adventure, riches and fame, while legendary thief and safe cracker Maitland (Sir John Hurt) harbors more complicated motives. Nevertheless, the trio unites in an ingenious scheme. The plan is meticulous, the results are disastrous. Dressed in Saville row suits and bowler hats, the criminals confidently execute the heist, but an unexpected and unwelcome rival gang compromises the robbery. A throng of Police and S.W.A.T. teams arrive. The authorities, led by a bungling Inspector Badger (John Benfield), stage a raid that goes horribly wrong. A seige ensues and the would-be robbers become hostages, unwillingly allied with this suspect crew of new colleagues, and an enigmatic woman named Jo (Claire Skinner). The assault continues outside the bank, under the efficient supervision ...
Pulp Fiction meets Monty Python
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Did You Know?
Set in the U.K., this movie was completely shot in Germany. See more
...What's the story Eddie?
The story is: I don't know what the FUCK is going on, THE END.
References Dr. Kildare
Written by David Brothwell, Richard Little, Paul Moody, Stephen Griffin, Patrick O'Sullivan,
William Beavan, Andrew Starke
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