Overall Rank: 32323
Average Rating: 1.8/4
# of Ratings: 6
Theatrical Release Date: 01/25/2019
Genre: Crime, Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: James Marsh
Actors: Charlie Cox, Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, Jim Broadbent, Ray Winstone, Francesca Annis
Plot: Based on a true story, in 2015, a gang of elderly crooks pull off one of the biggest heists in London at the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company during Easter weekend. -- The WHB
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 11/11/2019
"I'll have you for chunks!"
'King of Thieves' is a slow burn that builds up to nothing. Not to say it doesn't have any entertaining moments despite a sluggish pace.
I mean, what a cast! Micheal Caine, Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay, Ray Winstone, and Paul Whitehouse. Centering around a bank heist? Now that sounds like a movie. The back and forward interactions are great and the dry humor perfectly matches their age. Shame you don't get a back story of who these characters are, because I was having trouble caring when the odds are against them.
Michael Caine is excellent, of course. - especially during a scene between him and Charlie Cox after his wife passed. Rather than bawling into tears, Caine instead chooses to reflect deeply on grief itself. You feel his loneliness in that …
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