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A true crime movie about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London's jewelry district. What starts off as their last criminal hurrah, quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on infamous true events.

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James Marsh

Writers:

Joe Penhall (screenplay), Mark Seal (magazine article)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Caine ... Brian Reader
Michael Gambon ... Billy the Fish Lincoln
Charlie Cox ... Basil
Jim Broadbent ... Terry Perkins
Ray Winstone ... Danny Jones
Francesca Annis ... Lynne Reader
Tom Courtenay ... John Kenny Collins
Paul Whitehouse ... Carl Wood
Martha Howe-Douglas ... Lip Reader
Ben Willbond ... Building Society Branch Manager
Matt Bardock Matt Bardock ... Detective Inspector Johnson
Kellie Shirley ... Terri Robinson
Josephine Butler ... Chic Woman
Karl Farrer ... Guest at Funeral Wake
Ingrid Lacey ... Perkins' Granddaughter (as Iris Lacey)
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Storyline

Based on infamous true events, a famous thief, Brian Reader (Sir Michael Caine), pulls together a band of misfit criminals to plot the biggest bank heist in British history. The thieves manage to escape with allegedly over two hundred million British pounds worth of stolen jewels and money. When Police are called to the scene and the investigation starts, the cracks between the eccentric gang members begin to show as they row over how to share the goods and become increasingly distrustful of each other. Written by Saban Films

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Based on the unbelievable true story of the Hatton Garden heist. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Over the Hill Mob See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,502, 27 January 2019

Gross USA:

$7,518

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,336,557
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Color:

Color | Black and White (some scenes)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The song playing over the main titles is "What'cha Gonna Do About It" by British group The Small Faces. In 1965, The Small Faces appeared in a British film "Dateline Diamonds" which featured a diamond heist from Hatton Gardens as a plot point. See more »

Goofs

Several times in the film, Kenny's mouth does not move when he is saying a line. For instance, when he is in the pub and is offered a double shot of vodka, "Why not?" is heard, but it is clearly ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement). See more »

Quotes

Brian Reader: I'll have you for chunks!
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Connections

Features Scum (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Watcha' Gonna Do
Written by Chuck Willis
Performed by Tom Jones
Courtesy of Decca Music Group Ltd
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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What a waste of talent
18 January 2019 | by daz-31403See all my reviews

Some of my favourite old time brittish actors, so this should have been red hot with lots of clever banter, instead just a lot of swearing, bad script, really dodgy music from an era that was rich in great music. Someone should make it again but do a proper job.


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