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The Italian Job (2003) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Mark Walhberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Jason Statham, Donald Sutherland

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Italian Job (2003)


A group of criminals steal a safe full of gold, and plan to use the gold for their own guilty pleasures. Soon, one of them, Steve, takes the gold from them, and kills the leader. A few years later and teaming up with the dead leader's save-cracking daughter, Stella, they get ready to take what rightfully belongs to them. Lead by Charlie, they go to Hollywood to steal from Steve. This film is filled with action, and unlike other big summer blockbusters, this has wit and humour.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Estefan Ellison




After 6 criminals pull off a $35 million gold heist in Italy one of the guys betrays the group and kills the leader. He then leaves the rest for dead and steals all the gold. One year later they head to L.A. to get back their gold.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer




This movie is about the revenge of a group of thieves on one of their own who turned his back on them and killed their leader. The thieves decide the best way to avenge their leader's death is to have their leader's daughter join them and go after the one who betrayed them and steal from him what he stole from them. This movie takes place in the present time period.
The review of this Movie prepared by Ali




A band of thieves steal nearly four million dollars in gold bars, but one of them turns on the group and takes the gold. The rest of the group plans to steal the gold back.
The review of this Movie prepared by Seth Mason



Script Analysis of The Italian Job (2003)

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 32.5%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 55%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 12.5% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's    -   present 2000+ Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer    -   being chased by crooks who want treasure/$$$$ Blackmail & Seduction    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   thief/con-artist    -   robber    -   big business/rich guy If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals stealing from other criminals

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist    -   criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   California Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   sewers/subways    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs

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