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Old 05-13-13, 06:13 PM
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Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Excluding, Thomas Crown Affair. Any other good/creative ones out there?
(not that it was bad---TCA has been seen already--great flick)
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Not exactly art-related, but The Hot Rock was a fun heist movie from the early 70's with a great cast.

The Brink's Job might be my favorite Heist movie in general with another great cast of character actors (Peter Falk, Warren Oates, Peter Boyle, Paul Sorvino among others). Well cast, great production design and period detail.

Asphalt Jungle
Riffifi (foreign with subs)
Topkapi
The Italian Job
The Great Train Robbery
Harry And Walter Go To New York
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Hudson Hawk

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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Bank job was good, inside man as well
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Not art, but an antique.... The Score
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Melville's "Le Cercle Rouge" is great.
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Neil Jordan's The Good Thief
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Originally Posted by troystiffler View Post
Neil Jordan's The Good Thief
and the original it was based on Jean Pierre Melville's Bob le Flambeur!
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

One of William Wyler's last films, HOW TO STEAL A MILLION (1966), was about a museum heist. It starred Peter O'Toole and Audrey Hepburn. I've never seen it, though, so I can't tell you whether it was good or not.

John Woo's ONCE A THIEF (1991) was about art thieves, but I don't recall liking it at all. And I always leave that off Woo's filmography when I talk or write about him.
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Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
John Woo's ONCE A THIEF (1991) was about art thieves, but I don't recall liking it at all. And I always leave that off Woo's filmography when I talk or write about him.
It was also not about an art heist.
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Inside Man
Oceans 11/12/13 (I know not art but good heist movies)
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

All of Art Heist's movies are good. He's one of my favorites.
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Originally Posted by Numanoid View Post
All of Art Heist's movies are good. He's one of my favorites.
He was in
Sack Lunch
Rochelle Rochelle
Death Blow
The Muted Heart
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Not Ocean's 12.

Hudson Hawk is awesome.

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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

If you consider music to be art and don't mind it being more of a thief thing than heist, then Diva fits. Still has some of the coolest cinematography out there 31 years later.

oh and Trance (2013).
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Thanks guys--mostly great recommendations
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Check out The Thieves from South Korea. The beginning has something involding with art. Movie does has some flaws but I did enjoyed it. You can check it out on Netflix.
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Not a movie, but



features the heist of the Mona Lisa, and is written by Douglas Adams.
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

Originally Posted by edstein View Post
Oceans 11/12/13 (I know not art but good heist movies)
Ocean's 12 is definitely an art movie. I wouldn't call the other ones art movies but Ocean's 12 totally fits the art heist criteria.
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Re: Recommend a good Art Heist Movie

This is one is sadly overlooked:


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