Thief(Movie, 1981)

| 2h 3min | Genres: Crime, Thriller, Action
ThiefRating: 3.6/5 (with 165165 votes)
Thief is a 1981 American neo-noir action thriller film written and directed by Michael Mann in his feature film debut. It is based on the 1975 novel The Home Invaders: Confessions of a Cat Burglar by "Frank Hohimer" (the pen name of real-life jewel thief John Seybold). The film stars James Caan as the titular thief, a professional safecracker trying to escape his life of crime, and Tuesday Weld as his wife. The supporting cast includes James Belushi, Robert Prosky, Dennis Farina, and Willie Nelson. The original musical score was composed and performed by Tangerine Dream. ()
Movie poster of Thief

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Awards & Nominations for Thief

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Musical Score

About Thief

Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete with a home, wife and kids. To accelerate the process, he signs on with a top gangster for a big score.

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Trailer for Thief + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Thief aka Violent Streets (1981) Trailer(Trailer, 1:45)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on the work of: John Seybold
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 22 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 03/27/1981
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Suurkaupungin lait"
"Mi profesión: Ladrón"
"Violent Streets"
Revenue: 4,300,000 USD
Aspect Ratio: widescreen

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