• The Italian Job (2003)

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 , Crime drama , Thriller

Production Co: London Films, Paramount Pictures International

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

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

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

  • 75
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    It's an entertaining picture, classy and well executed, but as much as any film I've seen recently, this lush new version of the 1969 Michael Caine thriller tends to prove that, where thrillers are concerned, "more" is often less. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This is just the movie for two hours of mindless escapism on a relatively skilled professional level. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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