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The Big Heist

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The Big Heist Overview

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.

Directed by: Robert Markowitz

Who Stars in The Big Heist

Donald Sutherland
Jimmy Burke

Donald Sutherland

John Heard
Richard Woods

John Heard

Jamie Harris
Frankie Burke

Jamie Harris

Janet Kidder
Maria

Janet Kidder

Nick Sandow
Henry Hill

Nick Sandow

Sam Coppola
Paul Castellano

Sam Coppola


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The Big Heist small poster

Production

Alliance Atlantis Communications logo
Alliance Atlantis Communications

Gary Hoffman Productions

A+E Studios logo
A+E Studios


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
2001-06-10

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 32 mins

Genres
Drama

Keywords
robbery mafia


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