King of Thieves Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 32122

Average Rating: 1.8/4

# of Ratings: 6

Theatrical Release Date: 01/25/2019

Language: English

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
Matthew Brady
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2.5/4

CHUNKS!

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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