Think Twice

Think Twice

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Albert Spaggiari was an anti-capitalist who decided to make the redistribution of wealth more than just a theory. They escaped without incident, but a bit of blood left behind at the scene allowed police to trace the robbery back to Viccei, who was wanted for a huge amount of robberies in his native Italy. It was claimed that at the time the real life gangster Jimmy Burke was so happy to have Robert DeNiro play him that he phoned him from prison to give him a few pointers.
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American Hero

American Hero

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Here, then, are 10 of the most influential heist movies, capers that (aptly enough) other caper films have stolen from. A fire at the hotel where they were staying tipped off police to their whereabouts. He began working in construction here, sent money home to his family and described life in the U. He’s also the founder of a much-acclaimed chamber series called Frankly Music and a guest concertmaster appearing with symphonies across the globe. Those pieces made up the bulk of the, let's say, $500 million.
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Blowout: A Katerina Carter Fraud Legal Thriller (Katerina

Blowout: A Katerina Carter Fraud Legal Thriller (Katerina

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He smiled and started smooth-talking the receptionist: dropping a name, asking a few questions, and got the receptionist to laugh. Rififi is the ultimate heist movie, a mélange of suspense, brutality, and dark humor that was an international hit, earned Dassin the best director prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and has proven wildly influential on the decades of heist thrillers that have come in its wake. Get Today’s Headlines from the Globe in your inbox:
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Wyatt

Wyatt

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She listened patiently, then asked them politely if she could leave. The “one last job” genre is almost as old as the medium itself, but since Michael Mann’s “Thief,” all filmmakers attempting to explore such a trope haven’t been able to reach the same heights. In some cases involving ATMs, the hackers had direct remote access to the internal ATM networks which they used to remotely withdraw cash. While it’s never really gone away, and probably never will, the past few months have seen a brace of new entries, from the sublime (“Inception,” which despite its sci-fi trappings is really a good old-fashioned caper movie) to the ridiculous (Hayden Christensen and his eminently punchable pork pie hat in “Takers”).
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The Believers

The Believers

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- Yakima’s police chief is blaming an 11.4 percent increase in crime last year on fewer officers on the street. More » Not to be confused with Steven Soderbergh’s lighthearted romp from 2001, the original Ocean’s 11 was the first Rat Pack movie to feature all five of the group’s major players: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop. It was considered the largest robbery in U.
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Billy's First Ride

Billy's First Ride

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Compliance was often perceived as “a business-prevention department,” and as a result the division was chronically understaffed. “We kept finding more and more red flags that we didn’t have the resources to address,” she said. In the film that re-launched Jean Gabin’s career after World War Two, we are taken into the sophisticated yet seedy underbelly of the Parisian criminal underworld. The film came as a redemption for Dassin: a one-time promising young director cranking. .. Few people with options otherwise would chose to do crimes, but yet somehow culturally we find the idea fascinating.
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The Last Templar

The Last Templar

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She was charged with manslaughter after claiming she had wanted to frighten Saunders, not kill him. Spider-Man: Tobey Maguire, James Franco, Willem Dafoe and Kirsten Dunst bring Spider-Man to life in this exciting story. He was rich, so rich that he didn’t need to steal the necklace; he did it, to the puzzlement of the Metropolitan Police, for the sport of the thing. Unlike Piñeyro’s previous Caballos salvajes/Wild Horses (1995), a semicomic heist film in which a character played by Leonardo Sbaraglia takes himself hostage to demand the return of savings that the bank has devalued and refuses to let him withdraw, Burnt Money makes no extensive exploration of the political implications of this ‘nihilist act’ and ‘example of pure terrorism’, as it is described by some of Piglia’s more conservative characters.56 Furthermore, despite the implicit concern with the national involved in its depiction of corrupt politicians and police, Burnt Money’s production and reception were haunted by the spectre of the most prominent deconstructor of Hollywood genres, Quentin Tarantino.
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Doha 12

Doha 12

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In addition to Bank Audi, they met with four other banks, but made no sales. The thieves stole loose diamonds, gold, and other jewellery valued at hundreds of millions of dollars in February 2003 from a vault in the Antwerp Diamond Centre, at the center of the secure gem district in Antwerp, Belgium. The valuation of the stolen works, which was originally $200 million, may also have been exaggerated, suggested the magazine’s Robert Hughes; the idea is that thieves who can be persuaded to ask higher prices when fleecing their wares are more likely to have to go out to a variety of potential buyers, which increases the likelihood that someone will spill the beans in exchange for the reward ($1 million in 1990; $5 million today).
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The Box of Cards: A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery (New

The Box of Cards: A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery (New

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If you enjoyed Oceans 11, any of the punk panther movies or The Heist, you out to give this book a read. Even more so, the stupidity of how they were caught. Sometimes real life is as strange as a movie. She or he said that he or she was in the process of inheriting a Stradivarius violin known as the Lipinski. A gang of robbers posing as a landscape company dug a tunnel underneath Banco Central in Fortaleza, Brazil. At around 8.20pm a white transit van, driven by Collins arrived in Hatton Garden and parked up in Leather Lane around the corner from their target.
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MYSTERY: A Mass Murderer - The mode of murder: (Mystery,

MYSTERY: A Mass Murderer - The mode of murder: (Mystery,

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I. to track down where the Taser had been purchased online and the owner of record. Once the heat died down, the thieves planned to sell their haul for cash, provide for family members, and fund their pensions. We're told the jewelry was Future's, but the video is clear -- Drake was super upset when he learned about the heist. Each of the seven living indicted suspects faces a maximum of 10 years in prison on each of the money laundering counts and 71/2 years for conspiracy raps.
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