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The Heist of the Century (2020)

El robo del siglo (original title)
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In 2006, a group of thieves performed what is considered one of the most famous and smart bank heists in the history of Argentina when they rob the Banco Río branch in Acassuso.

Director:

Ariel Winograd

Writers:

Alex Zito (screenplay), Fernando Araujo (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Guillermo Francella ... Luis Mario Vitette Sellanes
Diego Peretti ... Fernando Araujo
Luis Luque ... Sileo
Pablo Rago ... Marciano
Rafael Ferro ... Alberto De La Torre
Mariano Argento ... Debauza
Juan Alari Juan Alari ... El Gaita
Johanna Francella Johanna Francella ... Lucía
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mario Alarcón ... Fiscal
Pochi Ducasse Pochi Ducasse ... Rehén
Juan Pablo García Juan Pablo García ... Turista Auto Mendoza
Paula Grinszpan Paula Grinszpan ... Empleada de limpieza
Juan Tupac Soler Juan Tupac Soler ... Rehén
Iván Steinhardt Iván Steinhardt ... Cabo G. Alvarez
Magela Zanotta Magela Zanotta ... 'Turca'
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On the sunny and seemingly ordinary Friday of January 13, 2006, the bohemian martial-arts instructor, Fernando Araujo, and his hand-picked four-member crew stormed into the branch of Banco Río in the affluent neighbourhood of Acassuso, Buenos Aires. As the thieves work fast, emptying dozens of safety deposit boxes crammed with millions of dollars, precious jewellery, and heavy gold bullion bars, the chief negotiator, Miguel Sileo, and his armed-to-the-teeth men encircle the silent two-storey building, in the aftermath of the bloody Villa Ramallo robbery. Now, five determined bank thieves along with twenty-three helpless hostages find themselves trapped in the building. Will the audacious robbers get away with the heist of the century? Written by Nick Riganas

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The story of the theft that made history. See more »


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According to news reports, this mysterious band of thieves, who'd embarrassed Argentine police on national TV, got away with almost $20 million in cash and valuables. See more »

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A good relaxing movie to watch
30 July 2020 | by stelkasouridisSee all my reviews

Nice and interesting movie, may become boring in some times but as it keeps going it becomes better and better. A good watch for the cinema.


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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

14 August 2020 (USA) See more »

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$7,558,890
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