Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Great Heist Movies

Monkeyboy saw Spike Lee's new film Inside Man and had more fun than he was expecting. espite a slightly deflating finale, he thought it was a solid genre flick. To get in the mood for this bank job, check out my NY Post article highlighting some classic heist films from the past. (I wouldn't call them the best ones of all time, just five fun flicks.) Amongn the titles: Bonnie and Clyde, Ocean's Eleven, Dog Day Afternoon, Goldfinger and Heat. What movies are missing? Rififi and Charley Varrick to name two. What would you have included if there were more room?

5 comments:

mrwaturi said...

the remake of the Thomas Crown Affair is alot of fun.

Michael in New York said...

Yes, just cut from the list when it got reduced to five only. better than the original too.

Reel Fanatic said...

I would have to say my favorite is The Great Train Robbery

Michael in New York said...

The Sean Connery version from 79? Michael Crichton's best screenplay and certainly best direction, I'd say.

Anonymous said...

Shooting Fish was great fun with Dan Futterman and Kate Beckinsale