The Bank Job
The Bank Job (2008)

A car dealer with a dodgy past and new family, Terry has always avoided major-league scams. But, when Martine, a beautiful model from his old neighborhood, offers him a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London's Baker Street, Terry… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 19, 2008
DVD Release Date: July 15, 2008
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Well cast and crisply directed, The Bank Job is a thoroughly entertaining British heist thriller.

Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

It's something new for heist pictures: a movie that can't even rip off its predecessor with any panache.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Thanks to the twin pens of screenwriters Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, what a jam-packed and misanthropic fiction this is.

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Sean Axmaker

... a terrific piece of heist filmmaking made with a rough-and-tumble attitude and old-school professionalism.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

The Bank Job is nothing more than an efficient time-killer with the added bonus of being based on a real misadventure. But, unlike its benighted cast of characters, it gets the job done without a hitch.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

Longtime screenwriters Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais have woven a masterful narrative full of odd twists and dark humor from which Australian director Roger Donaldson and a prime cast mine plum characters and a tight plot to satisfying effect.

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Simon Miraudo

The Bank Job delivers much more than it's title claims.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

A tight, classic-feeling film about losers banding together for one big score, then scrambling furiously as they realize they're in over their heads. It's fast, nifty, sharp and sweet.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

With its cockneys and coppers and the caper that comes a cropper, the movie is fully engaging on several levels.

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Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

The Bank Job is an often suspenseful and sleek crime movie which shows how a group of working class slumps exposed the scandalous nature of the rich, as both spooks and crims bay for their blood.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
A London model is arrested for drugs trafficking by MI5 and blackmailed into arranging the robbery of a Bank vault to reclaim some embarrassing photographs used… More
Directors Cat
[img][/img] A fairly simple, yet entertaining heist thriller. Although devoid of a consitent… More
Sophie Burgess
Recommended for the fan of bank heists, it has a decent plot that keeps you following however the biggest point is that it's a true story.
JY Skacto
Roger Donaldson decides to go thriller with <i>The Bank Job</i>.<p>Sporting nearly 110 minutes of screen time, <i>The Bank Job</i>… More
Albert Kim
Taking a glance at the title, preconceived notions popped out, telling me that this was gonna be one of those movies where a crew with individual talents are… More
Chris Weber
Based on true events, this is a heavy fictionalized and speculative look at one of the most infamous crimes in modern English history. Even if it may be… More