A true crime movie about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London's jewelry district. What starts off as their last criminal hurrah, quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on infamous true events.
Based on infamous true events, a famous thief, Brian Reader (Sir Michael Caine), pulls together a band of misfit criminals to plot the biggest bank heist in British history. The thieves manage to escape with allegedly over two hundred million British pounds worth of stolen jewels and money. When Police are called to the scene and the investigation starts, the cracks between the eccentric gang members begin to show as they row over how to share the goods and become increasingly distrustful of each other.Written by
The scene where Danny Jones (Ray Winstone) hires a replacement hydraulic jack and talks about Basil (Charlie Cox) having a posh accent was shot at Machine Mart on Heath Road, Twickenham in southwest London. See more »
When inside the car Carl (Paul Whitehouse) and Danny (Ray Winstone) are talking to each other. Carl is shown throwing a cigarette butt out the window before closing it. There's audio supporting this. When the camera changes angle from behind Carl, the window can be seen to be open again. See more »
Watcha' Gonna Do
Performed by Tom Jones
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Feels like a TV movie
It's distracting entertainment, but it has a made-for-TV feel, which ITV might commission for a soggy bank holiday. Cinematically uninspiring. The script is pandering to a similar audience; I can imagine some giggling at the swearing, farting and buttocks.
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