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Palookaville (1995)

Palookaville (1995)

6.5/10 Comedy

Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store heist which exposes their incompetence as criminals, a fateful event (and an old black-and-white film) convinces them that they can pull off an armored-truck robbery. While they are busy plottin...Read all

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The Nugget (2002)

The Nugget (2002)

6.0/10 Comedy

'The Nugget' looks at how instant wealth suddenly changes the lives of three working class men - not necessarily for the better, but always with hilarious consequences.

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Bookies (2003)

Bookies (2003)

6.0/10 Mystery, Comedy, Thriller

Centers on four college friends who become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.

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Scorched (2002)

Scorched (2002)

6.0/10 Comedy

By chance 3 employees rob their bank the same weekend.

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Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)

Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)

5.5/10 Comedy

In 1892, two vaudevillians and petty con artists get involved, together with the most notorious bank robber, in a New York City bank heist.

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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

8.2/10 Comedy, Crime

A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.

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Bottle Rocket (1996)

Bottle Rocket (1996)

7.0/10 Comedy, Crime, Drama

Three friends plan to pull off a simple robbery and go on the run.

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Quick Change (1990)

Quick Change (1990)

6.8/10 Comedy, Crime

Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.

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Hunting Elephants (2013)

Hunting Elephants (2013)

6.4/10 Comedy

In Jerusalem, a bullied teen befriends his grandfather and long lost uncle and soon they decide to solve their financial problems by robbing a bank.

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The Maiden Heist (2009)

The Maiden Heist (2009)

6.1/10 Comedy, Crime

A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.

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Saving Silverman (2001)

Saving Silverman (2001)

5.9/10 Comedy, Crime, Romance

A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman.

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Stealing Harvard (2002)

Stealing Harvard (2002)

5.1/10 Comedy, Crime

A middle-class man turns to a life of crime in order to finance his niece's first year at Harvard University.

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White Men Can't Jump (1992)

White Men Can't Jump (1992)

6.8/10 Comedy, Drama

Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances of winning money on the street courts and in a basketball tournament.

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The Brink's Job (1978)

The Brink's Job (1978)

6.5/10 Comedy, Drama

A fictional retelling of the infamous Brink's Company robbery in Boston, which took place on January 17th, 1950, with a score of $2.700.000, and cost the American taxpayers $29.000.000 to apprehend the culprits with only $58.000 recovered.

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Stand Up Guys (2012)

Stand Up Guys (2012)

6.5/10 Comedy, Crime, Thriller

A pair of aging stickup men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment - to kill his comrade.

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Tango & Cash (1989)

Tango & Cash (1989)

6.4/10 Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Framed by their ruthless arch-nemesis, a mismatched LAPD crime-fighting duo has to put its differences aside to even the score with the evil kingpin who put them behind bars once and for all.

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Cops and Robbers (1973)

Cops and Robbers (1973)

6.3/10 Comedy, Drama

Two disillusioned New York City policemen plan a ten million dollar robbery to fuel their low pensions, only to run into one debacle after another in the process.

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Weirdsville (2007)

Weirdsville (2007)

6.3/10 Comedy, Drama

A pair of slackers get in way over their heads when they try to dump the body of a dead girlfriend in the basement of a drive-in movie theater where a satanic cult performs ritual sacrifices.

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The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)

The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)

6.2/10 Comedy

A computer programmer decides to become a thief. And when he starts making waves an insurance investigator hounds him. He also meets a woman who becomes his accomplice.

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Love, Honour and Obey (2000)

Love, Honour and Obey (2000)

3.3/10 Comedy

A young man (Jonny Lee Miller) reminisces about how a childhood friend introduced him to the biggest gangster in London.

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Henry's Crime (2010)

Henry's Crime (2010)

6.0/10 Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance

Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing.

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