The Big Heist ( 2001)

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.



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The cast forThe Big Heist

Donald Sutherland

Jimmy Burke

Donald Sutherland

John Heard

Richard Woods

John Heard

Jamie Harris

Frankie Burke

Jamie Harris

Janet Kidder


Janet Kidder

Nick Sandow

Henry Hill

Nick Sandow

Sam Coppola

Paul Castellano

Sam Coppola

Michael P. Moran

Louis the Whale

Michael P. Moran

Joe Pingue

Marty Krugman

Joe Pingue

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Bo Rucker

Stax Edwards

Bo Rucker
Rocco Sisto

Tommy DeSimone

Rocco Sisto
Robert Morelli

Angelo Sepe

Robert Morelli
Joe Maruzzo

Paolo Falcone

Joe Maruzzo
Gino Marrocco

Paulie Vario

Gino Marrocco
Steven Randazzo

John Gotti

Steven Randazzo
Robert Markowitz
Robert Markowitz, Mark Winemaker, Gary Hoffman, John Morayniss
Jere Cunningham, Gary Hoffman, Ernest Volkman, John Cummings
David Beatty
Lou Pomanti
Rudolf Blahacek

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