The Bank Job
- 1h 51min
- Directed by: Roger Donaldson
- Written by: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
- Cast: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Richard Lintern, Stephen Campbell Moore, James Faulkner, Daniel Mays
- Website: www.bankjobmovie.co.uk
Roger 'Cocktail' Donaldson's low-key thriller uses the purportedly true story of a 70s heist, with Stratham as used-car dealer Terry, whose clean getaway is impeded by Jamaican drug-lords, seedy pornographer Lew Vogel (David Suchet) and British establishment lackey Miles Urquhart (Peter Bowles). The tension mounts but with slack scripting and a descent into cliché, the film ultimately plays out as a frustratingly lightweight game of cops and robbers.
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The Bank Job28 Feb 2008
HEIST/TRUE CRIME (15) 111min You’ve probably not heard of 1971’s Baker Street bank robbery, and with good reason; a government D-notice was used to black out all media coverage. The cover-up was to protect the identity of a member of the royal family…
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