The Big Heist

(2001)
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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

    Director

  2. Jere Cunningham

    Screenplay

  3. Gary Hoffman

    Screenplay

  4. John Cummings

    Story

  5. Ernest Volkman

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  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

    Maria

  5. Nick Sandow

    Nick Sandow

    Henry Hill

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Status Released

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  • June 10, 2001
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

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