Well here's another based on a true story
about the biggest bank heist in British history.
A few local cronies were tricked into tunneling
up through a bank floor, but as the gang makes their getaway,
they are pursued by spies, cops, and a cutthroat porn king --
who all have a complex piece of this bizarre story.
I really think you will find The Bank
Job just fun to watch, how all the pieces come together,
plus a heap of characters to keep track of.
As heist films go, this one is a doozy.
Based on the real-life "walkie-talkie
robbery," which occurred in 1971 London, this movie takes
us through the planning, procedure, and ultimately into the bank
Filled with stilted performances, it maintains
a feeling of reality despite its many improbable plot twists.
This movie returns us to the days when
robbing a bank was like digging a deep hole and tunneling through
the sewer with a jack-hammer and breaking into a vault of safe-deposit
boxes at a Lloyds Bank in London.
It's hard to believe that this snappy,
complex tale is based on a true story, but it seems that the
logistical details of the crime are mostly true.
The Bank Job
is a no-frills film about a real-life robbery that delivers old-fashioned,
entertaining thrills of British society.