THE ITALIAN JOB (Theatrical Release USA 2003)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì

The Italian Job—
a remake of a 1969 British film—shows itself as solid, straightforward storytelling that is worth watching. There is brief sexual content.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


A crew assembles to steal $35 M in gold bullion stored in Italy. After successfully stealing the gold, one of the crew members turns traitor and absconds with all the gold. The duped crew members find the traitor living under a pseudonym in Los Angeles. They successfully devise a plan to retrieve the gold.

Additional Thanks

Great Work for Director F. Gary Gray. Thanks to Executive Producers Tim Bevan, James Dyer, Eric Fellner, and Wendy Japhet for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: John Bridger (Donald Sutherland), Charlie Croker (Mark Wahlberg), Steve (Edward Norton), Stella Bridger (Charlize Theron), Left Ear (Yasiin Bey), and Lyle (Seth Greene).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The film is a good action flick.

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