Michael Caine rounds up the gang in first trailer for Hatton Garden movie King of Thieves

The film tells the true story of the party of pensioners who pulled off a multi-million-pound robbery

Studio Canal, Youtube screengrab from trailer, https://youtu.be/eZraK_pHnpc?t=55s, TL

The Hatton Garden robbery: the real-life 2015 heist where what was believed to be up to £200 million was stolen by a group of retired crooks.

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In the first trailer for upcoming film King of Thieves, Michael Caine is their leader. As the new footage shows, The Italian Job star plays Brian Reader, the man who co-ordinated a team of criminals in their late 60s and 70s — with all kinds of physical maladies — to carry out the multi-million-pound robbery.

The group of unoccupied and bored pensioners consulted a series of how-to books to plan their final job on April 2015, one which police initially believed to be undertaken by a gang of super-thieves.

The film isn’t released for a few months yet, but we’ve already got some vital heist advice for Caine’s co-stars Tom Courtenay, Ray Winstone, Jim Broadbent, Charlie Cox, Paul Whitehouse and Michael Gambon: you’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!

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King of Thieves is in cinemas September 14th