All movies should be required to be at least this good.
There was nothing spectacular about it, but it was very entertaining. Since it's based on a true story, it was interesting as well. The acting, directing and writing won't be winning any awards, but they're fine. There are a lot of subplots, but they are all handled well by the writers and director and they each get the attention they deserve. This is a well made, straight forward heist movie full of corruption and intrigue.
A car dealer with a dodgy past and new family, Terry (Jason Statham) has always avoided major-league scams. But when Martine (Saffron Burrows), a beautiful model from his old neighborhood, offers him a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London's Baker Street, Terry recognizes the opportunity of a lifetime. Martine targets a roomful of safe deposit boxes worth millions in cash and jewelry. But Terry and his crew don't realize the boxes also contain a treasure trove of dirty secrets - secrets that will thrust them into a deadly web of corruption and illicit scandal that spans London's criminal underworld, the highest echelons of the British government, and the Royal Family itself...the true story of a heist gone wrong...in all the right ways.
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