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The Bank Job

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Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, ...

The Bank Job

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
111 minutes
Wide Release Date:
03/07/08
performer:
Saffron Burrows, Jason Statham, Stephen Campbell Moore
director:
Roger Donaldson
distributor:
Lions Gate Films
author:
Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Drama

We gave it an A-

It took 28 years for the British crime film to match the promise of John Mackenzie’s paranoid classic The Long Good Friday. All we needed was Transporter star Jason Statham in The Bank Job, delivering a gruff, grounded turn as a small-time crook duped into nicking compromising photos of Princess Margaret from a Lloyds vault. The special-edition EXTRAS include a mind-blowing doc on the real-life raid behind the film. Those lads actually dug a tunnel from a leather shop, under a chicken restaurant, into a bank over the weekend. A-