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Heist (2002)

Gene Hackman , Danny De Vito , David Mamet  |  R |  DVD
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Gene Hackman, Danny De Vito, Delroy Lindo, Sam Rockwell, Rebecca Pidgeon
  • Directors: David Mamet
  • Writers: David Mamet
  • Producers: Tracee Stanley, Don Carmody, James Holt, Art Linson, Elie Samaha
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Anamorphic, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: September 7, 2010
  • Run Time: 109 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00005UQ9T
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #18,616 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Heist" on IMDb

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31 of 35 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic, cerebral entertainment January 12, 2002
This has definitely got to be one of the top films I have seen in the past year. I normally don't get interested in seeing movies that glorify crime or make the hero of the story someone who weilds a gun and steals things that don't belong to them, but this movie surpassed my expectations.
I am a fan of Gene Hackman, and I really enjoyed the entire cast, all of whom were aptly cast for this film... but the best actors, casting and story isn't enough if all the things aren't tied together well by the director.
Mamet should be proud. The film is forever dated as being pre-Sept. 11 as the big heist of the film takes place at an airport, but if your memory of how things were before 9/11 aren't too foggy already, you'll appreciate that this was a well conceived and even plausible plot.
The story assumes that the viewer is intelligent and does not insult logic or waste your time. There were a few plot twists I anticipated, but far more that I did not expect.
Some gun play and sexually suggestive scenes, but the real draw to this film at the cerebral level... this film will keep you enthralled as you try to figure out who is honest, who is a betrayer and who knows what's going on. You will be surprised many times during this film.
The language is at gutter level and simply is not suitable for kids... but this is an otherwise fantastic motion picture.
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16 of 19 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Con Is On! December 22, 2001
"My guy is so cool, when he goes to sleep, sheep count him." So says "Pinky" (Ricky Jay)as he describes his "boss", Joe Moore (Gene Hackman). The same thing can be said for "Heist". Here's a movie that has a razor-sharp script full if wit, style, and excitement. I think it's fair to say that David Mamet writes some of the best dialogue I've ever heard. It's a known fact that he uses a metronome in order to keep his dialogue to have a certain rhythm to it. There are so many great lines in this movie it's impossible to recite them all here. I would love it, if this movie got an Osacr nomination for it's screenplay. I honestly can't understand why so many people have been as harsh as they have been with this film. I think it's one of the best films of 2001! Everything seems so perfect in this movie. Who could ask for more from a heist movie. I mean, the directing is great. Mamet knows the genre very well. And has proven this with films like "House of Games", and "The Spanish Prisoner". His script as I said before is amazing. The acting by Gene Hackman is the tops. Here's a guy that is such an old pro he can take any role you give him and turn it into something great. This is not to say that the part of Joe Moore is uninteresting. It most certainly isn't! Danny De Vito is suprisingly good in this film. At first I thought, this guy is all wrong for this movie. The part he's playing is an old-fashion tough-guy villian. For the obvious reasons, this doesn't seem to fit De Vito, or so I thought. I have to admit, he is very entertaining to watch as well. Everyone it seems, has a problem with Rebecca Pidgeon. People tend to think that she's out of place in a Mamet film. Some think she delivers the lines wrong. Read more ›
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33 of 42 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars See it...now! October 11, 2001
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I had the pleasure of seeing Heist on October 8th at the 24th Mill Valley Film Festival, when I had first seen the trailer for it I thought it had far to many cute lines and holywood lok to it. I was wrong, the film did contain plenty of not cute lines but smart funny lines that only added to the audiences enjoyement, the film has some hollywood aspects to it but it is a very well made hollywood film it does not neccesarlily keep you on the edge of your seat but the characters and plot twists keep the film great and enjoyable all the way until the end. It is hard to describe it without giving away to much, but Gene Hackman plays an aging thief who is very precise, tricky and smart in his work, Delroy Lindo is his partner and helps him carry out all of the 'jobs' they do. Each of these characters ar wonderfully played by the actors. Ricky Jay plays another memeber of thier team and deffenitely adds to the humor of the film, Danny DeVito plays a greedy, sleezy crime lord who is mutual with Gene Hackman on the love of gold and wealth, Rebbeca Pidgeon who plays Gene Hackmans girlfriend as well as a partner in crime also does well in showing uncertainty as to weather Gene Hackman is using her or not, Sam Rockwell plays Danny DeVitos nephew and a younger aspiring criminal who is requested by DeVito to be a part of Gene Hackmans team of thieves, this adds to the tention, because SAmis also a crminal in training. Overall Heist is probably Gene Hackmans best film since the Frenc Connection as well as one of the best crime films Hollywood has produced.
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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars House of Gold November 26, 2001
Heist (David Mamet, 2001)

Beware: if you go to see a David Mamet film expecting a linear time, you're going to have problems.

The mind that brought us the best con movie ever, _House of Games_, returns to the life of the small-time crook who wants to be big-time with just as much gusto as panache as before. Mantegna has been replace with flavor du jour Gene Hackman, and former Mamet wife Lindsay Crouse has been replaced with Mamet-wife du jour Rebecca Pidgeon, but otherwise, your small time con artists (Hackman, Pidgeon, Delroy Lindo, and Mamet regular Ricky Jay) are shooting for a brass ring well outside their sphere of influence. Nothing unusual. Mamet throws the monkeywrenches into the works in this one with a small-time mob boss (Danny DeVito) and his layabout nephew (Sam Rockwell, late of The Green Mile and Galaxy Quest); mob boss says that nephew must come along on the job, and crime ring leader agrees.

Complications ensue.

As usual with Mamet, there are many more layers than are let on at any given time. Crosses, double-crosses, and triple-crosses abound. Every character has an angle, and no one is to be trusted. Because of that, it's a movie that requires excessive attention to detail on the part of the viewer; this is likely to make the majority of the public ignore the film, but, like House of Games, it will develop a following among those who are willing to go back and watch movies four or five times to analyze everything that needs analyzed.

Wonderful. Easily one of the ten best of the year. ****
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
It's as good as a Chinese baby.
Published 4 days ago by Jonathan McDowell
4.0 out of 5 stars Heist will steal your imagination
The dullest part of this movie is putting the DVD into the player. Once Gene Hackman appears carrying a shotgun through a grassy field, the edge of your seat is in for some... Read more
Published 5 days ago by Ben Dati
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Good movie!!!
Published 6 days ago by Carlton Graham
2.0 out of 5 stars Not much of a good guy. Sure Danny's character killed one of Gene's...
This movie didn't sit well with me when I saw it. It's too dark. Gene Hackman straight up murders Danny Devito in cold blood. Not much of a good guy. Read more
Published 8 days ago by Homer Griffin
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Bought for my husband who really enjoyed the movie
Published 8 days ago by Becky
1.0 out of 5 stars I want my Heist back!!!!!!!!!!!
I have seen the movie before and I like it very much, but this time I ran out of available time to watch it to the end, and it vanished before I could
see the end. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Philip Mercurio
5.0 out of 5 stars As Good As Ever
Still a great movie! Some of Hackman's movie are outdated. This one I enjoy each time I watch. I recommend this movie if you like Hackman.
Published 1 month ago by Plug
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great Time watching this. Excellent acting and plot.
Published 1 month ago by Christol Stover
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
no comment
Published 2 months ago by none
5.0 out of 5 stars Heist...Gene Hackman
Bought this for a friend who wanted all his friends to have a copy.
Published 2 months ago by Lou Mercer
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