Infamous London gangster cousins, Micky Mannock and Ray Collishaw, are at the top of the food chain, when their world is turned upside down as they lose a shipment of the Russian Mafia's cocaine in rough seas. Set in London, Amsterdam and Berlin, the story races across Europe at breakneck speed as Micky and Ray attempt to stay one step ahead of the Police. Can they pull off a daring diamond heist in time to put things right and retire to a "legitimate" way of life.
A firm, a match, a heist.
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Did You Know?
The main protagonists of the movie Mannock, Collishaw, Ball, Bishop and McCudden all were named after famous British WW1 Fighter Aces, Trenchard was named after Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard Bt GCB OM GCVO DSO , who is considered the father of the Royal Air Force. The German actor Ludger Pistor played the role of Werner Voss, which was also the name of WW1 German fighter ace Werner Voss. See more
In the immediate scenes leading up to the diamond heist Mickey's are sporting roses in their lapels and shirts. As the two gangs start to fight underground it's clear they no longer are wearing their roses. See more
How lucky am I?
Not as lucky as you think.
"Berlin Job" is the name given to the recut version (97:24 runtime). "St George's Day" is the uncut version (104:23 PAL or ~108:50 runtimes). Recut version loses the football-fight organsing and ferry scenes, a few Amsterdam scenes, and some conversations extending character relationships. See more
References The Italian Job