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Daylight Robbery (2008)

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Alex masterminds an ambitious plan to steal millions of untraceable cash that is stacked in the underground vaults of The London Exchange Bank, waiting for its last journey, Incineration. ... See full summary »

Director:

Paris Leonti

Writer:

Paris Leonti
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Xavier Anderson Xavier Anderson ... SWAT Man
Brodie Bass Brodie Bass ... Passport Control
Geoff Bell ... Alex
Vas Blackwood ... Lucky
Robert Boulter ... Jay
Max Brown ... Doctor
Clair Elsmore Clair Elsmore ... Cashier
Antonio Gil ... Bank Manager (as Antonio Gil Martinez)
Leo Gregory ... Matty
Johnny Harris ... Terry
James Johnson Flint James Johnson Flint ... Airline Captain
Anya Lahiri ... Check-In Girl
Laura Martin-Simpson Laura Martin-Simpson ... Shelly
Rhys Meredith ... Police Assistant
Tiffany Mulheron ... Brunette
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Storyline

Alex masterminds an ambitious plan to steal millions of untraceable cash that is stacked in the underground vaults of The London Exchange Bank, waiting for its last journey, Incineration. Lucky, Matty, Terry, Chubby, Norman and Jay make up his unlikely gang of robbers. Setting up their alibi, the gang check in for a flight and join in with thousands of England supporters that are part of a mass exodus to The World Cup Tournament in Germany. Instead of passing through to Departure Lounge, the gang head out to the car park, pile into a van and head for Central London where they spectacularly ram raid London Exchange Bank, blocking any exit for those caught up inside. But with an unexpected turn of events, their plan is hampered from the start and they are left with a whole lot more than just a bank robbery to deal with. They have twenty hostages inside and the Police have laid siege to The Bank. There are two and a half hours before their plane leaves, and seventy million pounds in hard... Written by Anonymous

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bank | cash | vault | siege | robbery | See All (40) »

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Using the World Cup as their cover a group of England football supporters pull off the perfect crime, stealing millions of pounds from a London Exchange bank. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 2008 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Daylight Robbery - Un colpo british style See more »

Filming Locations:

Cheapside, London, England, UK See more »

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| (European Film Market)

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

£70 Mio in new £20 notes would weigh nearly four tonnes, and have a volume of 525l. But the banknotes stolen are old notes, scheduled for destruction, and so would have picked up grease, sweat and dirt during their five-year lifespan, with a consequent increase in their weight and bulk. See more »

Goofs

The opening scenes show the gang checking into Luton Airport and then getting in the van. To get to Central London from Luton, you travel through North West London, and don't cross the Thames. They arrive in London and are seen crossing the Thames at Waterloo Bridge from the South East London end. See more »

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One Way Or Another
Written by Debbie Harry / Nigel Harrison
Performed by Blondie
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Good from far but far from good
9 January 2009 | by amai-badamiSee all my reviews

Expected much more from the movie after the looking at the plot. Daylight Robbery is an epitome of a mediocre movie....The movie is watchable but do not expect anything from it.. Maybe the movie lacks flare and punch but on the whole it ain't as bad as others seem to have commented...it has a pretty good ending compared with the style the movie goes in. Too many unanswered questions arise as one is watching the movie.. The cast ain't a solid one, with no existence of a main role as such. With too many flaws in the planning and execution of the storyline , i highly doubt this movie will even make a decent run in the theaters.. So, finally think twice before buying this movie or else your expression would be like " hey, have i seen this one before"..Cheers lads.. Brit movies will always rock irrespective!!!! Therefore this movie gets a average but merciful 5.5-6 out of 10...


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