The Italian Job

The Italian Job
  • 1969
  • UK
  • 1h 39min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Peter Collinson
  • Written by: Troy Kennedy Martin
  • Cast: Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone, Tony Beckley, Rossano Brazzi
  • Language: English (featuring Italian scenes)

Seminal 60s caper heist movie. Jailbird Caine takes his self-preservation society of criminals to Rome to rob the place silly. Altogether now: 'You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!' Great action, great tunes, a classic (kind of).

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Join us for a special screening of 'The Italian Job' as we celebrate fifty years since the iconic film’s release (Special Anniversary Edition out on DVD & Blu-ray™ 11 November) and the opening of our new exhibition 'Cars: Accelerating the Modern World'. The film’s cast shared the screen with a bevy of distinguished cars from the ill-fated Lamborghini to the trio of minis – the stars of the climactic car chase through the streets of Turin. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Matthew Field, author of 'Self Preservation Society – 50 Years of the Italian Job' and dinner in the Members’ Room.

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The Italian Job to screen in London with live orchestra, get tickets

6 Feb 2018

Classic British film to be played at Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Sun 10 Jun

A cinema classic, The Italian Job returns to the big screen at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Sun 10 Jun, with a big band and orchestra bringing the film's score to life. Presale tickets for the show go on sale at 10am on Thu 8 Feb, tickets go on…

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