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Movie: Triple Frontier (2019)
Loyalties are tested when five friends and former special forces operatives reunite to take down a South American drug lord, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences. [more inside]
Kaleidoscope: Kaleidoscope (miniseries, all episodes) Season 1, Ep 0
Leo Pap (Giancarlo Esposito) teams up with with a hodgepodge of criminals to mastermind an audacious heist. But is he in it for the money? Or something else? [more inside]
Leverage: Redemption: The Work Study Job Season 2, Ep 10
A celebrity physics professor steals a grad student's research and humiliates her. The crew infiltrates a campus, makes friends with the janitorial and security staff, and grapples with the intersection of university politics and tech transfer to industry.
Leverage: Redemption: The Turkish Prisoner Job Season 2, Ep 8
Harry takes charge of his first job, saving an ordinary person from crooked cops, and stumbles through a few plans that go awry before Sophie inspires him to intrigue one of the cops with an irresistible puzzle.
Leverage: Redemption: The Fractured Job Season 2, Ep 6
Eliot backstory, fracking and poisoned water, Sophie self-doubt, and a guest appearance by Aldis Hodge as Hardison that's so lighthearted it's practically weightless.
Leverage: Redemption: The Walk in the Woods Job Season 2, Ep 5
An explosion in a medical clinic, a super-skeevy private security contractor, and a secretive retreat for powerful men all get the team investigating and infiltrating. [more inside]
Movie: The Train
As the Allied forces approach Paris in August 1944, German Colonel Von Waldheim is desperate to take all of France's greatest paintings to Germany. He manages to secure a train to transport the valuable art works even as the chaos of retreat descends upon them. The French resistance, however, wants to stop them from stealing their national treasures. The station master, Labiche, is tasked with scheduling the train and making it all happen smoothly -- but he is also part of a dwindling group of resistance fighters tasked with preventing the theft. He and others stage elaborate ruses and more to keep the train from ever leaving French territory. JustWatch listing; leaving Amazon Prime in the US at the end of today, Nov 30.
Leverage: Redemption: The Debutante Job Season 2, Ep 1
The team helps a journalist investigating the corrupt president of a small eastern European nation, and along the way, infiltrates a high society debut and a rock star's basement.
Book: The Founders Trilogy
From the author of the Divine Cities Trilogy comes a magic-punk world of daring heists, huge action setpieces, scheming guilds, ancient gods, and societal upheaval. Sancia, a thief escaped from a plantation, enters a city full of physical magic programs that can rewrite the world, finds allies and love, and risks everything to replace the systems around her with new ones that work for everyone. [more inside]
Movie: The Bad Guys
Several reformed yet misunderstood criminal animals attempt to become good, with some disastrous results along the way.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Last Day (Parts 1 and 2) Season 8, Ep 9
In the series finale, the precinct squad goes on one final adventure together in a two-parter (episodes 9 and 10) with guest stars, twists, and surprises.
Book: The Spider Heist
A waitress inadvertently gets caught up in a bank heist. [more inside]
Lupin: Lupin - Part 2 Season 2, Ep 0
Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family. [more inside]
Book: Blacktop Wasteland
I picked this up at the library on Friday and finished it on Sunday. That may tell you everything you need to know. [more inside]
Lupin: Part 1 Season 1, Ep 0
The adventures of gentleman thief Arsène Lupin inspire Assane Diop (Omar Sy) as he attempts to uncover the truth about a robbery. Lupin is the first French show to make Netflix's top 10 list in the US and is its most popular original show since The Witcher. [more inside]
Movie: Da 5 Bloods
Four African American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen Squad Leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide. [more inside]
Money Heist: Lethal Negligence Season 1, Ep 2
The robbers begin to print the money while Arturo Román, one of the hostages, starts making plans for escaping, assisted by his secretary and mistress Mónica Gaztambide, who is pregnant with his child. She is caught with a concealed cell phone and Berlin orders Denver to kill her. Meanwhile, Rio makes a mistake that leads to his and Tokyo's identities being discovered by the police.
Money Heist: Do as Planned First Watch Season 1, Ep 1
n the aftermath of a failed bank robbery by a woman named "Tokyo," a man called "the Professor" saves her from being caught by the police and proposes her a heist of drastic proportions. After a brief outline of the planned heist, the Professor, artfully guides a group of robbers: Tokyo, Rio, Berlin, Nairobi, Denver, Moscow, Oslo, and Helsinki to invade the Royal Mint of Spain in red jumpsuits and Salvador Dalí masks and take hold of 67 hostages as part of their plan to print and escape with €2.4 billion. The police investigator Raquel Murillo is put in charge of the case, but she remains completely unaware that the mastermind behind the heist is sidling towards her and getting closer than she could ever have imagined.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Valloweaster Season 7, Ep 11
It's time for the annual Halloween Heist! It may or may not be on Halloween. Or Valentine's Day. Or Easter.
The Magicians: The Balls Season 5, Ep 12
Margo sees a purse she hates. Alice writes a letter. We couldn't get Prince. [It's Heist Episode: The Musical!] [more inside]
The Magicians: Apocalypse? Now?! Season 5, Ep 5
With some high stakes back on Earth, the gang gets together to pull of a heist, while Fen is the super-secret, super-sexy maid on the outside, looking to answer a number of open-ended questions, in a quest of sorts, given to her by Eliot. [more inside]
Leverage: The Two-Horse Job Rewatch Season 1, Ep 7
The team travels to Kentucky to help a horse trainer who lost everything when the racehorses he trains were killed in a fire. [more inside]
Leverage: The Miracle Job Rewatch Season 1, Ep 6
Nate helps his old friend Father Paul stop the demolition of his church. His means however, a fake miracle, are a lot less holy than his ends. [more inside]
Leverage: The Mile High Job Rewatch Season 1, Ep 5
All the evidence the team seeks to expose a cover-up is on a plane heading to the Cayman Islands; airborne, the team uncovers a more sinister situation. [more inside]
Leverage: The Snow Job Season 1, Ep 4
The team goes after a construction company that foreclosed on a National Guardsman's home; Nate puts the team in jeopardy with his drinking. [more inside]
Leverage: The Homecoming Job Rewatch Season 1, Ep 2
Young Corp. Robert Perry contacts the crew when he is denied surgery and other assistance by the company guilty of his injury during his tour in Iraq, Castleman Security. When the crew learns Perry is due to be assassinated, they mix with dirty DC politicians and paramilitary contractors to keep Perry safe. (IMDB) [more inside]
Leverage: The Nigerian Job Rewatch Season 1, Ep 1
When Nathan Ford, a former insurance company investigator, is approached by a man asking him to help retrieve some stolen property, he is dubious. When he finds out that the job requires him to supervise and maintain control of three known thieves that he himself caught in the course of his insurance investigations, he's more than dubious. However, the job offers him the opportunity to get some of his own back from the insurance company that allowed his son to die, so he takes it despite his misgivings. When his doubts prove to be well-founded, he persuades his reluctant colleagues to unite once more to reach a more "equitable" settlement. (IMDB) [more inside]
Rick and Morty: One Crew Over the Crewcoo's Morty Season 4, Ep 3
Twists and turns abound. [more inside]
BoJack Horseman: The Kidney Stays in the Picture Season 6, Ep 6
The assistants of Hollywoo go on strike. BoJack tries to help Doctor Champ. When Todd learns that his mother needs a kidney, Diane comes up with a plan. "Howdy, howdy! Welcome to Mike and Morgan's House of Organs! We handle all your matters, from keyboards to bladders."
iZombie: Bye, Zombies Season 5, Ep 12
Liv, Ravi, Clive, and Charlie go "Ocean's Four" to recover the formula from a locked vault in the CDC after Saxon sells out. Major deals with insurrection in the ranks, and Blaine has a reunion with Peyton. Synopsis from TV.com
Movie: Bottle Rocket
Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hare-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that somehow involves his former boss, the (supposedly) legendary Mr. Henry. [more inside]
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Cinco de Mayo Season 6, Ep 16
Halloween Cinco de Mayo Heist! In order to distract Terry from the stress of his upcoming lieutenant's exam, Jake, Holt and the squad decide to hold the annual Halloween Heist on a new date, Cinco de Mayo. [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: CATALINA CAPER Rewatch Season 2, Ep 4
Rewatch! What do you get when you cross a beach movie with a heist movie? Nothing good! It does contain a musical number by Little Richard. This movie marks the establishment of the rule that MST3K would avoid comedies, but it's still a fairly well-remembered episode from the show's classic era. With this film, we're back in Joel territory for a while! Previously
Mystery Science Theater 3000: DIABOLIK Rewatch Season 10, Ep 13
Rewatch! Super-thief Diabolik steals stuff in a series of wildly implausible heists, such is his hunger to have sex in, on, or in front of valuable things with his girlfriend Eva Kant (who seems to be misnamed). It's based on an Italian comic book. You know, in that country Donald Duck is a superhero. Italian comics are weird, is what I'm sayin'. Again, this was the last episode of the classic series. Previously.
Podcast: Last Seen: Episode 1: '81 Minutes'
In 1990, two thieves stole 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. We take a closer look at what happened that night. Last Seen is a joint production of WBUR and The Boston Globe. [more inside]
An ex-convict turned jewel thief attempts to build a normal family life and pull off "one last job." Starring James Caan as Frank, Tuesday Weld as Jessie, Willie Nelson as Okla, James Belushi as Barry, and Robert Prosky as Leo. Soundtrack by Tangerine Dream. [more inside]
Podcast: Hello from the Magic Tavern: Season 2, Ep 69 - Tavern Heist
We're pulling the magical heist of the century. [more inside]
Movie: The Killing
Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. [more inside]
Movie: The Lavender Hill Mob
A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers. [more inside]
Movie: How to Steal a Million
Romantic comedy about a woman who must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries, and the man who helps her. [more inside]
Movie: The Thomas Crown Affair
A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man. [more inside]
A conman gets mixed up with a group of thieves who plan to rob an Istanbul museum to retrieve a jeweled dagger. [more inside]
Movie: Ocean's 8
Debbie Ocean gathers a crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala. [more inside]
Movie: The Italian Job
Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam. [more inside]
Movie: Trouble in Paradise
A con artist couple (Herbert Marshall, Miriam Hopkins) may have met their match in their latest target (Kay Francis). [more inside]
Movie: Ocean's 11
Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night. [more inside]
Movie: The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away? [more inside]
Movie: Dog Day Afternoon
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: DIABOLIK Season 10, Ep 13
AKA Danger: Diabolik. "Out for all he can take, seduce, or get away with." A master criminal steals all kinds of stuff in a series of capers, killing lots of people along the way. Oh, and he's our protagonist, yay! He's based on an Italian comic character, which might explain things a bit. Pearl plays around with a joystick she got at Radio Shack, but it breaks and sends the Satellite of Love into reentry, and she can't do anything about it. Mike and the 'bots are coming home! And with this, we have reached the end of our tour of Mystery Science Theater 3000; see inside for closing words and odds and ends. But MST Club isn't done yet! Episode 1013 is available on YouTube. Premiered August 8, 1999. [more inside]
Movie: The Lookout
Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist. [more inside]
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