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Big Heist, The

Big Heist, The

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Sunday, June 10, 2001 N/A
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  • Season: 2000-2001
  • Network: A&E
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Crime, Period Piece, Mafia/Mob
  • Based On: Heist, The written by Volkman & Cummings
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Ernest Volkman and John Cummings. In 1978, mobster Jimmy ''the Gent'' Burke orchestrated a robbery of an estimated $8 million from Lufthansa at New York City's Kennedy airport. After the heist his dimwitted crew is pursued by a determined cop who waits while the goofy goombahs start to self-destruct. The situation turns violent when the powerful Gambino family bosses demand that Burke kill his gang in order to keep them quiet.

Crew

Production Company:

  • Alliance Atlantis IAW Gary Hoffman Prods.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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