The Italian Job

Release Date: May 30th, 2003

DVD Release Date: October 7th, 2003

PG-13 |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

After a heist in Venice, Steve (Edward Norton) turns on his partners in crime, killing safecracker John Bridger (Donald Sutherland) and keeping all the gold for himself. The rest of the team, including leader Charlie Croker (Mark Wahlberg), driver Handsome Rob (Jason Statham), explosives man Left Ear (Mos Def) and tech geek Lyle (Seth Green), vows revenge. They enlist the help of Bridger's daughter, Stella (Charlize Theron), and plot to recover the gold from Steve's Los Angeles mansion.

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Ed Norton, Seth Green, Jason Statham, Yasiin Bey, Franky G, Donald Sutherland

Director: F. Gary Gray

Genres: Action , Thriller , Crime drama

Production Co: London Films, Paramount Pictures International

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Revenge , Daughter , Los Angeles , Cool , Murder , Amusing , Pursuit , 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Less giddy and more cohesive than the original, the film doesn't waste time, plunging almost directly into a spectacular heist. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The best car commercial ever, an absolute triumph of product placement, and great fun as a movie in the bargain.

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Zooms along with confidence, smarts, and some of the coolest car chases this side of the Indy 500. show more

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