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Movie: The Killing

Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jul 8, 2018 - 3 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: 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]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 13, 2018 - 3 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 - 3 comments

Movie: Ocean's 8

Debbie Ocean gathers a crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala. [more inside]
posted by praemunire on Jun 7, 2018 - 23 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 - 6 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 - 1 comment

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]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 1, 2018 - 13 comments

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]
posted by MoonOrb on May 31, 2018 - 14 comments

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]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 21, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Heat

A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist, while both sides attempt to find balance between their personal and their professional lives. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 4, 2018 - 14 comments

Movie: Victoria

A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jul 23, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: The Great Train Robbery

In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jul 17, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: Bande à part (Band of Outsiders)

Two crooks with a fondness for old Hollywood B-movies convince a languages student to help them commit a robbery. LA-area MeFites, this film is playing Sunday the 10th at 8:30 pm at the New Beverly Cinema in Hollywood! [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jul 9, 2016 - 3 comments

Movie: Rififi

Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes... [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jun 26, 2016 - 1 comment

Movie: The Dark Knight

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jun 19, 2016 - 16 comments

Le Cercle Rouge (The Red Circle)

Sometimes plans change. This week we'll be discussing Le Cercle Rouge (The Red Circle). This film was already posted earlier this year, so the discussion will happen at the old thread. It's on YouTube for $3 in the US.
posted by infinitewindow on Jun 12, 2016 - 0 comments

A little change in schedule

Hi everyone, to have a little more variety week-to-week with Heist Movie Club, I'd like to propose swapping The Dark Knight's this-Sunday slot with The Red Circle's next-Sunday slot. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jun 7, 2016 - 1 comment

Movie: Inside Man

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Jun 5, 2016 - 15 comments

Movie: Reservoir Dogs

After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on May 29, 2016 - 16 comments

Heist Movie Club starts with breakfast

Heist Movie Club debuts with 1992's Reservoir Dogs. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on May 23, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: Le Cercle Rouge

After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 23, 2016 - 2 comments

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