Heist

  • 2001,
  • Morgan Creek,
  • David Mamet

  • Starring:
  • Gene Hackman,
  • Danny Devito,
  • Delroy Lindo,
  • Sam Rockwell,
  • Ricky Jay

Synopsis:

David Mamet takes this story of thieves along many twists and turns. Gene Hackman plays the brilliant leader of a gang (Delroy Lindo, Ricky Jay & Rebecca Pigeon as Hackman's youngish wife), which pulls off complex heists for a despicable fence (Danny DeVito). After stiffing the gang on a jewelry robbery, DeVito forces the gang to go after a Swiss gold shipment and to use his nephew (Sam Rockwell) in the crime. No one trusts anyone and every step is shaded with the unexpected.

Reviews:

The New York Times

In ''Heist,'' David Mamet applies himself to a creaky subgenre: the last-big-score picture, in which an aging master thief is paired with a cocky, not entirely reliable youngster. Read More >>>

Stills:

"She could talk her way out of a sunburn."

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