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The biggest heist in history or a tragic series of technical failures? Times, Sunday Times (2014)They plan a heist while passing themselves off as a string quintet. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Can he pull off the biggest heist in history? The Sun (2007)It concerns two detectives who attempt to crack a complex bank heist. The Sun (2010)The plot concerned the widows of four female armed robbers carrying out a heist planned by their deceased husbands. The Sun (2008)An intriguing new lead in the world's largest unsolved art heist. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What followed resembled the plot of a Hollywood heist movie. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Thankfully, this tense heist thriller is one of his finest films for years. The Sun (2011)Sufferers of vertigo should approach this B-movie heist thriller with caution. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's game on as the carefully planned heist spirals into a hostage situation. The Sun (2006)They couldn't make money from a bank heist. The Sun (2010)FOUR men were in court yesterday accused of plotting a hi-tech bank heist. The Sun (2013)For the bigger heist they dressed as soldiers, another uniform of the Establishment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It feels like a cross between the documentary Inside Job and a heist movie. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Inside Man is a rare pleasure; a heist movie that relies on its wits rather than showy pyrotechnics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's a classic trick used in bank heist movies - put a still image in front of a security camera while they crack a safe. The Sun (2009)
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