I Soliti Ignoti (Big Deal on Madonna Street) (The Usual Unidentified Thieves) (1960)
Average Rating: 7.3/10
Reviews Counted: 8
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Release Date: Nov 22, 1960 Wide
Average Rating: 4.1/5
User Ratings: 3,074
Director Mario Monicelli delivers this deft satire of the classic caper film Rififi, introducing a bungling group of amateurs -- including an ex-jockey (Carlo Pisacane), a former boxer (Vittorio Gassman) and an out-of-work photographer (Marcello Mastroianni). The crew plans a seemingly simple heist with a retired burglar (Totˇ), who serves as a consultant. But this Italian job is doomed from the start.
Nov 22, 1960 Wide
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Monicelli's seminal Italian comedy, a spoof of heist movies with great performances by Gassman, Mastroianni, Toto, and Cardinale, had major impact on many American satires, past and present.
A devilish black comedy about an inept gang of thieves in Rome that turned out to be a big influence in spoof heist films.
...because the characters are so likable and their plan for breaking into the safe is genuinely interesting, it's easy enough to overlook the few dull spots.
a non-too-subtle satire on ... the crime genre, with especially good pokes at Jules Dassin's heist masterpiece Rififi
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