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The Heist

Comedy. Three security guards hatch a plan to steal a painting from the museum where they work. Starring Christopher Walken and Morgan Freeman.

Roger, a security guard at an American art museum, has become obsessed with a painting in the collection he has guarded for over a decade. When he learns that several pieces, including the Lonely Maiden, have been sold to a museum in Denmark, he collaborates with two other guards who agree that desperate measures need to be taken.

1 hour, 23 minutes

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Last Saturday 00:20

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Credits

Role Contributor
Roger Barlow Christopher Walken
Charles Peterson Morgan Freeman
George McLendon William H Macy
Rose Barlow Marcia Gay Harden
Starving Artist Breckin Meyer
Director Peter Hewitt
Writer Michael LeSieur

Broadcasts

  • Tue 19 Jan 2016 23:45
  • Wed 20 Jan 2016 00:45
  • Fri 9 Sep 2016 23:40
  • Fri 18 Aug 2017 23:05
  • Fri 8 Feb 2019 23:50
  • Last Saturday 00:20