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This Is Like No Robbery Youve Ever Imagined
The Challenge: Steal $12 billion dollars in uncut diamonds.
The Task: Break into the most securely guarded fortress devised by man.
The Plan: Use amateurs armed with ingenuity, guts, a cockroach, a thin cord and a vacuum cleaner.
The Risk: Death.
With the help of a wealthy widow (Candice Bergen), an eccentric oil baron (Trevor Howard), an angry employee (James Mason), and, of course, a cockroach, a talented burglar (Charles Grodin) attempts a daring robbery of the worlds largest clearinghouse for gems.
Based on the novel by Gerald A. Browne and adapted by Charles Grodin, 11 Harrowhouse delivers precise wit and comedy through its talented ensemble cast, resulting in a wild-ride spoof on suspense thrillers.
While I have not yet watched it I say it many years ago when it was first released. I am happy to add it to my DVD collectionPublished 8 months ago by R. Ferguson
First I read the book and then watched the movie. They were both excellent experiences, but since I like reading more than watching, the book was the better of the two.Published 11 months ago by Gordon
A savvy adaption of Gerald A. Browne's novel. (Purchase a copy from Amazon for your summer reading, or steal a copy if you have to. Read morePublished 15 months ago by daniel r. esian
I've always enjoyed films dealing with grand larceny schemes, and this one ranks right up there with Rififi, Topkapi, and so many others, in my estimation. Read morePublished on April 23, 2013 by Robert D. Woods
I love heist/bank robbery films. This one is unique. Starring the great James Mason and a very wiley cockroach. Great film.Published on September 22, 2012 by catsmeow
After reading 11 Harrowhouse by Gerald A. Browne, I was anxious to see the film. If I hadn't read the book, there is no way I would have known or cared what was going on on... Read morePublished on September 4, 2012 by kljvio