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The Bank Job Details


Jason Statham and Saffron Burrows star in director Roger Donaldson's cinematic account of the true-life 1971 London bank robbery that baffled the authorities and fascinated the public. Terry Leather (Statham) was a small-time car dealer who was trying to leave his shady past behind and start a family. Though he'd never been involved in any major crimes, he wasn't exactly on the straight and narrow his whole life either. Martine Love (Burrows) is a beautiful model from Terry's old neighborhood who knows that her former neighbor is no angel. When Martine proposes a foolproof plan to rob a Baker Street bank, Terry recognizes the danger but realizes this may be the opportunity of a lifetime. As the operation gets underway, the resourceful band of thieves burrows its way into a safe-deposit vault at the Lloyds Bank in Marylebone, quickly hitting a literal treasure trove of cash and priceless gems. But while the crew did know that the safe-deposit boxes contained millions in riches, they didn't realize that they also contained secrets that implicated everyone from London's most notorious underworld gangsters to powerful government figures, and even the Royal Family. Though the crime would make headlines all across Britain for several days after the fact, a government gag order eventually brought all reporting on the case to an immediate halt. Could it be that the most notorious bank robbers in recent memory were actually the most innocent people involved in this scandalous crime? ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:March 7, 2008


Roger Donaldson
Charles Roven
Steven Chasman
Ian La Frenais
Dick Clement
Michael Coulter
John Gilbert
Gavin Bocquet
Production Designer
Phil Harvey
Art Director
Mark Scruton
Art Director
Mairi Bett
George McIndoe
Executive Producer
Ryan Kavanaugh
Executive Producer
Gary Hamilton
Executive Producer
Alan Glazer
Executive Producer
Matthew Street
Executive Producer
David Alper
Executive Producer
Christopher Mapp
Executive Producer
David Whealy
Executive Producer
Alex Gartner
Executive Producer
Odile Dicks-Mireaux
Costume Designer
Simon Hayes
Sound/Sound Designer
Lucinda Syson
Greg Powell
Stunts Coordinator