The Big Heist (2001)

06/10/2001 (US) DramaTV MovieCrime 1h 32m
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Based on the 1986 book "The Heist: How a Gang Stole $8,000,000 at Kennedy Airport and Lived to Regret It", by Ernest Volkman and John Cummings, this TV movie tells the story about the 1978 Lufthansa Heist at JFK Airport in New York - the largest cash robbery ever committed on American soil. The heist was also the subject of the much better-known 1990 film "Goodfella"s, directed by Martin Scorsese. It was also the subject of another made-for-television film: "The 10 Million Dollar Getaway" from 1991.

  1. Robert Markowitz


  2. Jere Cunningham


  3. Gary Hoffman


  4. Ernest Volkman


  5. John Cummings


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  1. Donald Sutherland

    Donald Sutherland

    Jimmy Burke

  2. John Heard

    John Heard

    Richard Woods

  3. Jamie Harris

    Jamie Harris

    Frankie Burke

  4. Janet Kidder

    Janet Kidder


  5. Nick Sandow

    Nick Sandow

    Henry Hill

  6. Sam Coppola

    Sam Coppola

    Paul Castellano

  7. Michael P. Moran

    Michael P. Moran

    Louis the Whale

  8. Joe Pingue

    Joe Pingue

    Marty Krugman

  9. Bo Rucker

    Stax Edwards

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The Big Heist
The Big Heist

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Original Language English

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