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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.

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Cast

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Brian Reader
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Billy the Fish Lincoln
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Lynne Reader
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Basil
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Terry Perkins
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Danny Jones
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Terri Robinson
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John Kenny Collins
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Lip Reader
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Carl Wood
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Building Society Branch Manager
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DC Amy
Matt Bardock ...
Detective Inspector Johnson
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Chic Woman
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Ballerina
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Perkins' Granddaughter (as Iris Lacey)
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Guest at Funeral Wake
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Police Officer
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Jeweller / Passerby
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TFG Officer
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Security Operative (scenesDeleted)
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Flying Squad Detective
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Trendy Passerby
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Swat Team
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Frankie
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Pub customer
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Model
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Jazz Club Patron
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Worker in a Scarp Metal Yard
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Forensic Investigator
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Jazz Club Diner
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Hasidic Jew
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Undercover Officer
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Funeral Mourner
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DS Day
Dino Fazzani ...
Armed Police Officer
Peter Coe ...
Detective
Ian Harrod ...
Jeweller
Nathanjohn Carter ...
Detective
Phil Hodges ...
Diner
Laraine Dix ...
Lady in café
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B&B Guest
Jeanette Maskell ...
Person at train station
Sarah Lowe ...
Joanne Reader
Kit Harvey ...
Prison Guard
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Security Guard
Jackson Kai ...
Teenager
Debbie Cameron ...
Jazz Club Diner
Harry Dave McLaren ...
Jazz Club Member
Dardan Kolicaj ...
Plain Clothed Police
Paula Bacon ...
Woman at Wake
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Holiday Maker
Sri Moorthy ...
Jazz Club Member
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Informer
Anna Elijasz ...
Wheatsheaf waitress
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Detective
Nell Hewetson ...
Undercover Police Officer
Tim Bruce ...
News Reporter
Olivia Le Andersen ...
Marylebone Waitress
Preeti Malhotra ...
Bank Customer
Daniel Knight ...
Funeral Mourner
Demi Ponnou ...
Prison Guard
Paul Hewetson ...
Restaurant Surveillence Officer
Jamie Martin ...
Surveillence Officer
Tim Lewis ...
Field Officer Ross
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Airport Passenger (uncredited)
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Seaside Passerby (uncredited)
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Restaurant Diner (uncredited)
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Boom Operator (uncredited)
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Passerby (uncredited)
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Armed Response (uncredited)
Darren Kamara ...
SO17 Officer (uncredited)
Adam Lazarus ...
Shopper (uncredited)
Andrew G. Ogleby ...
Barbershop Punter (uncredited)
Richard Price ...
Hatton Garden Passerby (uncredited)
Tamara Sharpe ...
Young Mum (uncredited)

Directed by

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James Marsh

Written by

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Joe Penhall ... (screenplay)
 
Mark Seal ... (magazine article)

Produced by

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Tim Bevan ... producer
Eric Fellner ... producer
Simon Fraser ... line producer
Amelia Granger ... producer
Ali Jaafar ... producer
Michelle Wright ... producer

Music by

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Benjamin Wallfisch

Cinematography by

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Danny Cohen ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Jinx Godfrey
Nick Moore

Editorial Department

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Sophie Billington ... digital film bureau
Sara Buxton ... assistant colourist
Tom Corbett ... digital film bureau
Hannah Peerless Dalus ... post-production coordinator
Karolina Dziwinska ... digital intermediate producer
Craig Ferreira ... first assistant editor
Adam Glasman ... digital colourist
Lawrence Hook ... digital intermediate assistant
Lisa Jacobi ... post-production coordinator
Mark Keady ... associate editor
Barry Moen ... associate editor
Alexander Phillips ... digital film bureau
Daniel Tomlinson ... digital on-line editor
Sophia Vas-Jones ... post-production assistant
Evangeline White ... digital film bureau (as Evie White)
Russell White ... digital on-line editor
Mhairi Wyles-Lang ... assistant digital intermediate producer (uncredited)

Casting By

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Nina Gold

Production Design by

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Chris Oddy

Art Direction by

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Tom Coates ... (additional photography)
Will Coubrough
Choi Ho Man ... supervising art director
Ashley Winter

Set Decoration by

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Celia Bobak

Costume Design by

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Consolata Boyle

Makeup Department

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Sophie Ashworth ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Lucie Blundell Jones ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Tara McDonald ... hair designer / makeup designer
Laura Pollock ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Rebecca Robinson ... junior hair stylist: crowd, daily / junior makeup artist: crowd, daily
Emma Trachtenberg ... hair crowd coordinator / makeup crowd coordinator
Joanne Walton ... hair stylist: daily / makeup artist: daily

Production Management

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Ias Balaskas ... production manager (as Iasonas Balaskas)
Harry Le Page ... Assistant Unit Manager
James Doyle ... post-production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Patrick Hopkins ... second unit director
Bryn Lawrence ... crowd assistant director
Olivia Lloyd ... key second assistant director
Ben Quirk ... first assistant director: second unit
Deborah Saban ... first assistant director
Siggy Stone ... third assistant director
Gianpiero Vannucci ... third assistant director: dailies
Naomi Hughes ... crowd assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Alex Abelman ... carpenter
Mark Buck ... plasterer
Jamie Burrows ... draughtsperson
Paul Burrows ... dressing prop
Jon Colson ... chargehand stand-by greensman
Karl Colson ... chargehand greensman
David Conway ... props storeman
Pierre Farinole ... standby art director: additional photography
Gary Greenham ... Supervising Standby Props
Paul Greenham ... stand-by props
Roger Holden ... hod greensman
Basmah Jolley ... petty cash buyer
Laura Mickiewicz ... junior draughtsperson
Dean Morris ... props
Steven Morris ... property master
Julian Nix ... graphic designer
Natalie Preston ... assistant graphic designer: dailies
Graham Salkeld ... dressing props
Jack Salkeld ... chargehand dressing props
Rebecca Slade ... assistant buyer
Maddy Westaway ... assistant graphic designer
Emily Woodward ... stand-by art director

Sound Department

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Richard Benny Bentham ... sound assistant: dailies
Lilly Blazewicz ... foley editor
Andrew Caller ... re-recording mixer
Mark DeSimone ... adr mixer
Simon Diggins ... adr mixer
Zoe Freed ... foley artist
Antoine Gervais ... sound mix technician
Carmen Gil ... dubbing manager
Tom Harrison ... first assistant sound
Rebecca Heathcote ... assistant foley artist
Mark Heslop ... Sound Design Editor
Gareth John ... production sound mixer
Helen Miles ... sound mix technician
Brendan Nicholson ... re-recording mixer
Barry O'Sullivan ... production sound mixer 2nd unit
Richard Pryke ... re-recording mixer
Jemma Riley-Tolch ... foley mixer
Nick Roberts ... adr mixer
John Rodda ... production sound mixer: additional photography
John Skehill ... mix technician
Sven Taits ... re-recording mixer
Jo Vale ... second assistant sound
James Wichall ... dialogue editor

Special Effects by

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Alistair Anderson ... senior special effects technician
Callum Anderson ... special effects technician
Martin Campbell ... special effects technician
John Jones ... special effects technician
Samantha Kelm ... painter
Jade Mahoney ... SFX prop painter
Wayne Middlemiss ... special effects technician
Yo-Naa Olofsson ... special effects trainee
Tom Paine ... special effects coordinator / special effects technician
John Rafique ... special effects supervisor
Nick Smith ... special effects
Mark Weatherbe ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Denny Cahill ... digital compositor
Tiago Faria ... digital compositor
Michael Freedman ... Visual Effects Editorial: Union VFX
Jacob Green ... visual effects artist
Jan Guilfoyle ... visual effects producer: Union VFX
Alexander Ha ... visual effects artist
Robin Hinch ... visual effects editor: Union VFX
Timothy P. Jones ... digital film bureau
Yudai Kato ... roto/prep artist
Taskin Kenan ... on-set visual effects supervisor
Matthew Lawrence ... title production
Luka Leskovsek ... digital compositor
Dom Maidlow ... visual effects
Elliot Mander ... visual effects coordinator
Evelyn Minango ... visual effects editor
David Mir ... digital compositor
Tom Mortelette ... roto/prep artist
Ziga Radulj ... digital compositor
James Roberts ... visual effects photographer
Marcelo Sousa ... visual effects artist
Noga Alon Stein ... visual effects producer
Mark Tremble ... digital compositor
Lewis Wright ... 2D Supervisor
Jose Alberto Pino ... Data Wrangler (uncredited) / render wrangler (uncredited)

Stunts

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Lloyd Bass ... stunt double: Police Officer
Ray De-Haan ... stunt coordinator
Rick English ... stunt driver
David Garrick ... stunt performer
Tom Lucy ... assistant stunt coordinator
Brian Sonny Nichols ... stunt double: Ray Winstone/Danny Jones
Tom Rodgers ... stunt double: Ray Winstone/Danny Jones
Mens-Sana Tamakloe ... stunt double: Police Officer / stunt performer
Luke Tumber ... stunt driver

Camera and Electrical Department

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Anthony Bagley ... digital imaging technician
Ben Brown ... focus puller: "b" camera
Shaun Cobley ... camera operator: dailies / steadicam operator: dailies
Jarvis Coxwell ... Video Assistant
Alex Finlayson ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Ross Grimshaw ... rigging electrician
Luke Andrew Haddock ... video operator
Bradley Hogan ... camera operator: electronic press kit
Hannah Jell ... additional camera trainee
Henry Keep ... cctv camera operator
Will Kendal ... rigging gaffer
John Marzano ... aerial director of photography
Martina Massimei ... camera trainee: dailies / cctv camera assistant
Paul McGeachan ... gaffer
Danny McGee ... lighting technician
Greg Murray ... additional grip
Andrew Nowley ... camera trainee
Jim Philpott ... key grip
Jake Polonsky ... director of photography: second unit
Charlotte Scott-Gray ... second camera assistant: second unit daily
Dave Sherman ... electrician
Oliver Smith ... digital imaging technician assistant
James Starr ... key grip: additional photography
Charlie Wall ... grip: "b" camera
Ben Wilson ... camera operator: "a" camera / steadicam operator
Jonathan Wright ... second assistant "a" camera
Abigayle Blacow ... camera trainee: second unit, dailies (uncredited)
Ryan March ... video playback assistant: second unit, dailies (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Lauren Evans ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Sally Cram ... costume coordinator
Bethany Cross ... costume stand-by
Bobbie Edwards ... costume stand-by
Johanna Elf ... costume fitter: crowd
Hortense Franc ... costume trainee
Klaire Jamin ... costume buyer
Charlie Mclelland ... costume trainee
Lizzie Moul ... costume stand-by
Selene Pearson ... assistant costume designer
Tessa Phillips ... costume supervisor
Marion Weise ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Marialucia Apicella ... assistant location manager
Mike Battle ... location pa: dailies
Guy Bishop ... location marshal
Hannah Cole ... location marshall
Damon Crane ... location scout
Lex Donovan ... location manager: additional photography
Alicia Graf ... location marshal dailies
Summer Greenwood ... location marshal
Arwen Gunter ... location marshall dailies
Charlotte Hemsley ... assistant location manager
Harriet Hodgskin ... location marshal: dailies
Simon Lam ... location marshal
Ross Monaghan ... unit manager
Ariel Murray-Simmons ... location marshal
Stephen Parker ... location scout
Sandeep Prasad ... unit assistant
Jade Tamzin Robertson ... location coordinator
Elliot Sansom ... location marshall
Eugene Strange ... location manager
Julia Tomlinson ... location manager
Scott Whitston ... locations
Dan Wilson ... location marshall: dailies

Music Department

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Robin Baynton ... music editor
Sarah Bridge ... music supervisor
Chris Egan ... conductor / music arranger / orchestrator
Andrew Findon ... musician: flute
Trystan Francis ... score mixer
Jared Michael Fry ... composer: additional music
Chris Hill ... double bass
Toby Hulbert ... score recordist
Jake Jackson ... additional score mixer / music recording engineer
Stefan Karrer ... executive album producer
David J. Krystal ... orchestrator
Kirsten Lane ... music consultant (as Kirsten Errington)
James Marangone ... assistant contractor
George Oulton ... score assistant engineer
Andy Patterson ... music editor: temp
Chris Ryan ... assistant orchestrator
Jill Streater ... music preparation supervisor
Graham Sutton ... music editor
Jamie Talbot ... tenor sax
Yuan Wei ... soundtrack album executive

Script and Continuity Department

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Julia Chiavetta ... script supervisor
Roxanne Cuenca ... script supervisor: second unit

Transportation Department

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Paul Deluce ... unit driver: cast
Christopher Free ... facilities hod
Debbie Free ... makeup truck
John Gill ... unit driver

Other crew

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Mitchell Arthur ... production assistant
Charles Bodycomb ... armourer
David Bonneville ... double: Charlie Cox
Gabrielle Bricka ... Assistant: Eric Fellner
Faz Buffery ... set production assistant: reshoots
India Castle-Gibb ... base production assistant
Tilly Coulson ... development executive (as Tilly Wilding Coulson)
Matt Curtis ... titles designer
Maria Ana D. Dias ... assistant production coordinator
Miles A. Fletcher ... helicopter camera pilot
India Flint ... assistant: Eric Fellner
Sasha Gibson ... unit publicist
Martin Heberden ... clearances
Patrick Hopkins ... assistant: James Marsh
Sandrine Legrand Dealbera ... head of physical production: Studiocanal
James Linton ... stand-in
Karolina Majka ... lock off pa: additional photography
Collie McCarthy ... post production coordinator
Ranjana Mitra ... chaperone
Angela Moneke ... production coordinator: Working Title Films
Steve Morphew ... stand-in
Shann Nichol ... medic: second unit
Hugh O'Shea ... dialect coach
Malcolm Pearce ... health and safety officer
Richard Rogan ... production coordinator
Daniel Rogers ... health and safety officer
Ben Rothwell ... armoury coordinator
Cristín Ruddy ... 1st Assistant Accountant
Will Samuelson ... specialist film pilot
Sanjay Sharma ... production executive: Working Title
Paul Smith ... production secretary
Oliver Stotter ... Assistant to Producer: Michelle Wright
Jonathan Taylor ... post-production delivery coordinator
Luke Tolen ... production assistant: daily
Chris Wilson ... picture double: Ray Winstone
Sarah Jane Wright ... head of production: Working Title

Thanks

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Lee Balch ... thanks
Jenny Borgars ... thanks
Simon Changer ... thanks
Sue Hill ... thanks
Sally Ann Hodge ... thanks
Anne Mette Lundtofte ... thanks (as Anne Mette Lundtofte-Marsh)
Anna May Marsh ... thanks
Ida Maria Marsh ... thanks
Mark Milsome ... in memory of

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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 Saban Films

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Taglines One high security vault. Millions up for grabs. One hell of a retirement fund. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Over the Hill Mob (United States)
  • Gentlemen cambrioleurs (France)
  • Ein letzter Job (Germany)
  • Rey de ladrones (Spain)
  • Hırsızlar Kralı (Turkey, Turkish title)
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Runtime
  • 108 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Ray Winstone (Danny Jones) went to school with the real Danny Jones. See more »
Goofs Several times in the film, Kenny's mouth does not move when he is saying a line. For instance, when he is in the pub and is offered a double shot of vodka, "Why not?" is heard, but it is clearly ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement). See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode dated 13 September 2018 (2018). See more »
Soundtracks What'cha Gonna Do About It See more »
Quotes Basil: [To Brian Reader, referring to the other gang members who contradicted his version of events ; and quoting Mandy Rice-Davies from her London-based "Scandal" testimony] They would say that, wouldn't they ?
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