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Gene Hackman Gene Hackman
Joe Moore
Danny DeVito Danny DeVito
Mickey Bergman
Delroy Lindo Delroy Lindo
Bobby 'Bob' Blane
Sam Rockwell Sam Rockwell
Jimmy Silk
Rebecca Pidgeon Rebecca Pidgeon
Fran Moore
Ricky Jay Ricky Jay
Don 'Pinky' Pincus
Patti LuPone Patti LuPone
Betty Croft
Mark Camacho Mark Camacho
Jewelry Store Guard

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David Mamet David Mamet
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6 years, 1 month ago at Aug 28 8:30
To be honest, I wasnโ€™t really sure what to expect from this flick but since there was a nice cast, I thought I might as well check it out. By now, I have seen more than half of the movies directed by David Mamet and even though the guy as quite a reputation (he has won the Pulitzer prize and was nominated for 2 Academy awards), I never really became a big fan of his work and this movie is a per... read more
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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.
Release date: 9 November 2001
UPC: 085392132126
Tags: Heist (10), Thriller (9), Drama (8), Crime (8), Action (7), 2001 (7), Gangster (7), Betrayal (6), Airplane (5), Blackmail (5), Boat (5), Explosion (5), Waitress (5), Robbery (5), Jewelry (5), Police (5), Airport (4), Double Cross (4), Gold Bar (4), Tarmac (4)
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" Crackle- 1hr. 48min. First Viewing Heist is, essentially, a perfect distillation of David Mamet's directorial efforts; the dialogue and craft elude for a while, but eventually you realize that it's just a typical genre film. An excellent cast, lead by a typically taciturn effort by Gene Hackman, chews into Mamet's verbose dialogue (Ricky Jay gets an all-timer: "My motherfucker's so cool, when he goes to bed, sheep count him") and give each scene a down-to-earth, lived-in weariness that adds som"

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