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King of Thieves

King of Thieves is a movie starring Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, and Charlie Cox. A true crime movie about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London's jewelry district. What starts off as their last criminal...

Other Titles
Król złodziei, Varaste kuningas, Ha'Oketz Ha'Gadol, Rey de los ladrones, El rey de los ladrones, The Over the Hill Mob, Rei dos Ladrões, Zagļu karalis, Ein letzter Job, 盜王之王, Kralj lopova, Hırsızlar Kralı, Εντιμότατοι κλέφτες, Gentlemen cambrioleurs, Rey de ladrones, The King of Thieves, A tolvajok királya
Running Time
1 hours 48 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama, Crime
Director
James Marsh
Writer
Joe Penhall, Mark Seal
Actors
Charlie Cox, Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, Jim Broadbent
Country
UK
Year
2018
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Based on infamous true events, a famous thief, Brian Reader (Sir Michael Caine), pulls together a band of misfit criminals to plot the biggest bank heist in British history. The thieves manage to escape with allegedly over two hundred million British pounds worth of stolen jewels and money. When Police are called to the scene and the investigation starts, the cracks between the eccentric gang members begin to show as they row over how to share the goods and become increasingly distrustful of each other.

Comments about drama «King of Thieves» (13)

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Stephanie E.

A most entertaining movie with great characters. I recommend it.

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Thomas

There have been plenty of movies about the Duce, and no one has been able to duplicate the way the famous French politician - until now. The scene of his mistress with a broken arm and a bullet in her back is just an excellent way to show the true situation. The movies about the Marais, and the tribulations of the anti-duce movement were very intriguing. But, it is only through the character of the Duce, and his ability to represent a facade of the anti-duce movement, that you get to see that Marais really was not a bad man. His strict sense of morality - he would not even participate in orgies, and when asked to come to dinner with the Marais, he refused. Finally, to judge from the results of the elections, the Duce was quite right in his view about the problems that the party had, and the people in the Party would be looking to change things. The Duce had many more uses than the Marais did to provide the party with some money. The Marais was going to be in charge of organizing the election. But then, the Duce decided to join the party, and left the Marais, and that is a very difficult step to take. There is no mention of the Duce and his attempt to vote in the Parliament, so it is hard to say if the Duce was really the Duce who ruled. There is also no mention of the marriages between the Duce and his mistress and his mistress's lover, even though he tried to marry his mistress. All the marriages are kept in the shadows, because the Duce was so dangerous, so selfish, and he did not want to be caught. As the Marais' mistress says, "he had nothing to hide." That is a very important aspect of the movie, and it was not obvious that the Marais had nothing to hide. It would have been nice if the movie showed that there were many other things to hide. The film itself was made in 2003, after a long period of silence, which has made the movie easy to understand. It is a very realistic movie, that shows the real life of Marais, who was a very powerful man, and was also very smart. The movie shows the real values of Marais, and the movie does not pretend that it is going to be accurate to the Duce's life. One thing that is not very easy to understand is that the Marais was extremely unlucky. He did not have many children, he died in an accident, and he was not a very good husband. This movie is a very good introduction to the life of Marais, but it does not show that Marais was the Duce. It does not show that he was the Duce's son, but does not show that he was Marais's father. It is possible that this movie could have a very important effect on the French public, since it shows the real situation in the Marais party. The movie also shows that the real Duce was very cruel, and did not care much about the results of the elections. The movie shows that the real Duce is not going to be found anywhere in the French film industry.

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Mildred Burns

Now I'm a sucker for gangster movies. They can be both entertaining and deep, although the latter is the more apt descriptor. Let's just say that this film is both entertaining and deep. It's a very detailed movie, and the storyline is very engaging. The cast is excellent, even the villain is decent. Now, the story itself is interesting, and the film is very realistic. It's also a good idea to have these gangsters on the run, and they can do some pretty hilarious things to get by. Now, I didn't like the way the film ended. The characters that were not killed were killed off, and I didn't like that. Maybe I'm just old, but I would have preferred for the characters to remain as they were. I also didn't like the way the ending was, because it didn't fit well with the rest of the movie. Overall, I think this is a very good film. If you liked the following films, then this one is recommended: "Pulp Fiction", "The Untouchables", "The French Connection", "The Godfather" and "The Godfather Part II".

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Julie

Unconditional for the cast, the script, the direction, and the performances this movie is a modern classic. It is very true to the novel and even the historical circumstances. It is better than I thought it would be. All the actors do a great job. The script, not just one or two lines, but several lines, is very sophisticated and filled with subtle humor. Even the setting in a medieval city is real. The characters are believable and engaging. The script is very well written and the acting is exceptional. I love this movie. I recommend it to anyone. The movie is definitely a great movie, and should be seen by everyone. It is worth seeing. This is a very different movie. It is not a blockbuster or a big box office movie, it is something that everyone can enjoy. This is a movie that you can sit back and enjoy with friends. You will enjoy the movie, and you will appreciate it.

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Scott

I am aware that this is NOT an accurate account of the movie of the same name, but I found this to be an intriguing and enjoyable film. It's definitely different. I do like the fact that these guys are the only ones who get involved in the showdowns. It's very interesting to watch a thief go through this because of the rules and customs of the guilds and how they get along. I think the thing that makes this movie unique is that the whole world has such an impact on them. It's not a gimmick. Even when it's not supposed to be a movie it's so fun to watch. For me it was a good movie, but there are a few things I don't really like about it. I like how the movie has this slow build up of the plot, then suddenly the movie explodes in the last 15 minutes. I know that the movie is about a thief who goes up against a guild, but it is different. I also don't like the ending. I think the movie is good, but there's something about it that makes me think it's not for everybody. Also the movie has some moments where it doesn't feel like a true movie, but it has an intense and suspenseful feel to it that keeps you engaged and at the edge of your seat. I love how it's not scripted, it's real. I would say that the movie is just as exciting if not more, because of the things that happen. The art style is great. The action scenes are great. It has a great pace. It has great acting and it has great music. I don't know if I'd recommend it to a group of friends, but I definitely would recommend it to a group of friends that are interested in a different type of movie.

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Shirley Munoz

The hero's job is to act as a decoy so that the thief (played by Sean Connery) can steal from the thieves boss (played by Jack Lemmon). Inevitably the thief has to break into the house and find the boss's wife. This is where the action really kicks into gear as the thieves watch the whole city on the TV. The hero's job is very much like the modern day equivalent of "Redford and McGill on that Train". The problem is that the hero is not in the business of stealing but of bluffing. The thief manages to come up with a plan that sees him kill the husband of the boss and in so doing the hero slips away to the local pub for a drink and conversation. The villain however has no such luck. He is aware of the danger and well prepared to handle it in a particular way. The crime is for the boss to think that he can just kill the hero and leave the crime alone. The hero then attempts to get back to his hotel where the boss is having his birthday party and he has a lovely lady waiting for him. As it happens the boss is in a conversation with his wife. This is where the movie really kicks into gear as it builds to the showdown in the bar. The ending is not as exciting as it should have been but it does what a good Bond movie should. Good acting and a good script. Jack Lemmon did a good job as the villain.

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Terry Cole

Do you like dark, intense, almost nauseating atmosphere, and a movie about a mobster who walks around with a walkman, taking a walk after every kill? This is the movie for you. The acting, direction, writing, setting and themes are all very well-done, and this is an excellent movie about a mobster who lives off the grid in a secret bunker. Most people would say this is a very dark movie, and that it's really one of those movies where the majority of the characters are actually really bad. Well, that's not true at all. There are lots of good things to say about this movie. I've never liked Michael Douglas before, but I've found him to be surprisingly great in this movie. He is superb in this movie. All the characters have shades of grey, which is a nice touch, and they all seem to behave in a way that is always believable. Robert De Niro was really terrific in this movie. He was so convincing in his role that I thought I was seeing real people. All the characters in this movie were well-drawn, especially the mobster who comes to the bunker after he's been out for a while. All the acting was terrific, and I really enjoyed watching it. The direction was excellent, and I was especially impressed by the amount of detail that went into the movie. I don't want to give too much away, but I think I'll stop after the opening scenes. The movie is worth seeing if you like dark movies about a mobster who walks around with a walkman, taking a walk after every kill. It's not a movie that's going to appeal to the masses, but it is a very enjoyable movie. And it's a very good movie.

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Stephanie

This film is extremely entertaining and the characters are just about as well cast as they get. Hanks is perfect as always, but he has a nice supporting cast to back him up. There is no John Cusack, or even Ben Kingsley. But it works well and is totally watchable. I'd recommend it for all ages, especially if you like art or are a fan of gangsters. 8/10

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Jack N.

I caught a sneak preview of this last night, and I thought it was a brilliant film. It's basically the very first take on the Jack the Ripper story, and that's a tough task for someone to do, since there's very little original content. In addition, the film is slightly dated, as it is set in the last decade or so. However, the film still managed to entertain me. It's a really good story, and I was impressed by the story. I really hope that the filmmakers release the uncut version soon. I don't know if I'll bother watching it again. If you don't mind waiting for the uncut version, this movie is for you.

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Jordan

Tim Burton, of course, directed this stunning, original film adaptation of the true story of a shady Italian gangster who thought he was a man of honor. The film, though, has an original look and feel that is so different from all the other films based on the legend. The plot is rather interesting and I think, perhaps, a tad to long. I think the first part of the film is really the best part. It's very well filmed, very well acted, very well directed, and it really keeps you hooked to the story. I found myself really enjoying it, and you won't find any dull moments in this movie. The other parts are a bit lacking, however. I found the first part boring and not really interesting. It was just two hours of boring torture, boring torture. Then, of course, you also have the second part. Now, the second part is the best part of the film, and really it is the best part. The second part starts the movie with some excitement and some very good direction. I really enjoyed the direction, and the actors were really good. As I said, I found the first part boring and not really interesting. I don't know how they could have made a better second part. I thought it was really good, though. Overall, this is a very good film and I think, of course, it is a 10/10.

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Austin

My favorite film, no, great movie of my lifetime. One of the best of the last decade. You are left with a sense of emptiness when you leave the theater. There is just something so quiet and mysterious about this film. I'm not saying it is a "great" film. In fact it is not. It is very emotional and intense. I think I found it very effective. The plot line is very fascinating. Although the ending is a little bit predictable I still gave it a 9. I love the realism of the movie, the setting, the characters, the music, the acting, etc. I'd recommend this film to any film buff. Anybody who loves a film that moves you, stays with you for days. Anybody who thinks that a film can be more than a movie. Anyone who is looking for a movie to be appreciated and remembered. For me it was a film that was perfectly matched to the history of the United States and to the history of the great movie-makers of the 20th century.

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Patricia

I was hesitant about this film, I thought it was going to be another jokey chick-flick, I thought it would be another guy trying to get laid, and of course it is. But I had high expectations for this film. Boy was I wrong. This film has a great story. The characters, the performances, and the production value. I love how they managed to get this amazing cast and make them look so much like real people. This movie is pure gold. I would give it a 9 out of 10, but I would probably have to just give it a 9 out of 10 again for the more dramatic scenes. I would definitely give this film a ten if I could, I just love how it is a masterpiece, and I would never not give it 10 out of 10. Not even a bad 10, even a nine. I love how they managed to make everyone look like a person, but not in a cringe-worthy way, they just really looked like a person. The plot is super unique and it made me think that I had never seen anything like it before, and it was really nice to see. So I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who enjoys a dark and realistic look at something different, and if you like an amazing story, with good performances, and great production values, then I would highly recommend this movie to you. I love it!

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Jerry Hopkins

This movie is one of my favorites, and I will not let this comment go unwritten. It is an unforgettable look at the corruption, the betrayal and the disaster of the McCarthy era in the United States. James Woods portrays a half-wit, half-intellectual, suspicious communist, who becomes part of the most terrifying investigation in history. All the important characters have the necessary depth and the importance of their roles is absolutely confirmed. I think that the director, Michael Cimino, was able to capture the essence of the era. The overall effect is dark and perfect. There are many unbelievable situations and most of all the ending. This movie deserves more recognition than it has received.