The King of Thieves

The King of Thieves
  • 2018
  • UK
  • Directed by: James Marsh
  • Cast: Michael Caine, Charlie Cox, Michael Gambon

Brian (Caine) is an octogenarian gangster who puts together a team of old codgers to rob the Hatton Garden diamond vaults. The biggest and flashiest of the four versions so far of this story has lots of star power but a boring script, dislikeable characters and colourless direction. Pointless and disappointing.

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King of Thieves

10 Sep 20182 stars

Even an esteemed ensemble can't enliven yet another disappointing take on the Hatton Garden robbery

King of Thieves is the biggest and flashiest of the four adaptations made in the wake of the 2015 Hatton Garden safe deposit robbery (two others have been released already, the fourth is a TV series that has already had its airdate postponed twice).

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