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Heist (2001)  link to Heist on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1901

poster Heist

IMDb Rating:
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6.5/10 (31430 votes)

Country: Canada, 109 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director(s): David Mamet

Video Codec: Unknown

David Mamet takes this story of thieves along many twists and turns, some of which work and some of which don't. 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.



photo Gene Hackman Gene Hackman Joe Moore
photo Danny DeVito Danny DeVito Mickey Bergman
photo Delroy Lindo Delroy Lindo Bobby 'Bob' Blane
photo Sam Rockwell Sam Rockwell Jimmy Silk
photo Rebecca Pidgeon Rebecca Pidgeon Fran Moore

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1