Thick as Thieves (2009)

Director: Mimi Leder

Writer(s): Ted Humphrey

Starring: Rade Serbedzija, Morgan Freeman, Robert Forster, Corey Johnson, Antonio Banderas, Gerrit Vooren, Charles Venn, Atanas Srebrev, Darrell Las Quevas, Tom Hardy, Ivan Petrushinov, Victor Boichev, Nickolay Hadjiminev, Mariana Stansheva, Stefan Shterev, Vladimir Kolev, Radha Mitchell, Joshua Rubin, Dan Due Tran, Stefan Ivanov, Constantine Gregory, Marcel Iures, Deobia Oparei, Todd Jensen, Daniel Angelov, Velislav Pavlov, Deyan Donkov, Diana Lyubenova, Michael Hayden, Gary Werntz, Antony Byrne, Ariel Llinas, Harry Anichkin, Reuben Leder, Assen Blatechki, Velizar Binev, Katie Chonacas, Siso Kamburov

Synopsis: In New York, the experienced art thief, Keith Ripley, invites the bold thief from Miami, Gabriel Martin, to team up with him. He plans the heist of two valuable mysterious antique Faberge eggs, located in a safe, of the well protected Russian jewelry Romanov. Each egg is worth twenty million dollars on the black market, and Ripley needs his cut to free himself from his debt to a powerful mobster, known as Nicky. The reluctant Gabriel agrees to participate, after having a one night stand with Ripley’s goddaughter Alexandra Karolin. Meanwhile, the persistent Lieutenant Weber, who has unsuccessfully tried to put Ripley in jail for twenty years, figures out how to anticipate the movements of the criminal in order to catch him.

Release Date: January 9, 2009 (Taiwan) | Length: 104 min | Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller | MPAA Rating: Rated R for sexuality, language and some nudity.

Note: This film is also known as “The Code”. Not to be confused with the Michael Jai White film “Thick as Thieves (1999)

 

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