9 posts tagged with heist and comedy.
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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]
posted by chappell, ambrose on May 22, 2019 - 13 comments

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
posted by JHarris on Feb 13, 2019 - 4 comments

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]
posted by MoonOrb on Jul 3, 2018 - 5 comments

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]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 23, 2018 - 7 comments

Movie: Topkapi

A conman gets mixed up with a group of thieves who plan to rob an Istanbul museum to retrieve a jeweled dagger. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 8, 2018 - 4 comments

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]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 5, 2018 - 7 comments

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]
posted by praemunire on Jun 3, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: Logan Lucky

Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. [more inside]
posted by ubiquity on Aug 24, 2017 - 21 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Halloween II  Season 2, Ep 4

It's the sequel to last year's "Halloween": To win a bet with Capt. Holt, Jake orchestrates a daring wristwatch heist with the help of an expert pickpocket (guest star Apollo Robbins), but quickly discovers that he's been had. Meanwhile, Gina's dance troupe doubts in her commitment to Sparkle Motion Floorgasm. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Oct 19, 2014 - 7 comments

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