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6th May '16 4:57:46 AM foxley
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* ''Film/DiamondsOnWheels''

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* ''Film/DiamondsOnWheels''''Film/DiamondsOnWheels'' opens with the gang pulling an armed blag on a armoured van transporting diamonds. The professionalism of this job stands in stark contrast to their transformation into StupidCrooks later in the film.
4th Apr '16 8:13:41 AM HighCrate
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* The half of ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 [=MST3K=]]]'' veteran ''Film/TheRebelSet'' that wasn't beatnik-sploitation revolved around [[HeyItsThatGuy the Chief from]] ''Film/GetSmart'' planning an armored car robbery in Chicago -- with the twist that the robbers would do the job while travelling from New York to LA by train, during a layover; they'd be gone on the train, with the cash, before the police would know what happened.

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* The half of ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 [=MST3K=]]]'' veteran ''Film/TheRebelSet'' that wasn't beatnik-sploitation revolved around [[HeyItsThatGuy the Chief from]] from ''Film/GetSmart'' planning an armored car robbery in Chicago -- with the twist that the robbers would do the job while travelling from New York to LA by train, during a layover; they'd be gone on the train, with the cash, before the police would know what happened.
16th Mar '16 3:44:47 AM erforce
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* ''Film/TheItalianJob1969'' (and [[TheItalianJob2003 the 2003 remake]])

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* ''Film/TheItalianJob1969'' (and [[TheItalianJob2003 [[Film/TheItalianJob2003 the 2003 remake]])



* ''Film/{{Circus of Fear}}'' (the 1966 film starring Creator/ChristopherLee, not [[CircusOfFear the trope of the same name]]) opens with an armed blag on the Tower Bridge.

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* ''Film/{{Circus of Fear}}'' ''Film/CircusOfFear'' (the 1966 film starring Creator/ChristopherLee, not [[CircusOfFear the trope of the same name]]) opens with an armed blag on the Tower Bridge.
30th Dec '15 10:11:09 PM foxley
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* ''Series/{{Westside}}'': In "Dire Combustion", Ted and his gang heist an armoured car. Things start going badly wrong when they attempt to bust it open.
11th Oct '15 11:25:42 PM surgoshan
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* This, or variants, showed up a few times in the original ''Series/LawAndOrder''. One was a cold case from the 60s in which some radical college kids and a few hardened criminals stuck up a payroll shipment. Another was a modern case in which some far right wing extremists stuck up an armored car carrying the take from an OTB (off-track betting; licensed location for placing almost any kind of bet).
3rd Oct '15 3:52:04 PM Odacon_Spy
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* ''ComicBook/{{Criminal}}'': The the set-up of first volume, ''Coward'', is about [[TheChessmaster Leo Patterson]] working with an old buddy and some corrupt cops for OneLastJob: hitting an armored convoy transporting blood diamonds as evidence from a police lockup to a high profile court case. [[spoiler:Except the ''actual'' target is a trunk full of heroin being used as evidence in a ''different'' case, not diamonds. And the "old buddy" and the cops are in on it and betray most of the heist team.]]
26th Jul '15 6:27:54 PM nombretomado
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* In the fourth episode of the second series of ''{{Misfits}}'', the gang robs an armoured car so that they can ransom Kelly. Simon's invisibility simplifies the process considerably.

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* In the fourth episode of the second series of ''{{Misfits}}'', ''Series/{{Misfits}}'', the gang robs an armoured car so that they can ransom Kelly. Simon's invisibility simplifies the process considerably.
23rd Jul '15 4:56:42 PM Jake18
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** If you bring [[BadassSpaniard Gustavo Mota]] along for "The Paleto Score", when asked about his first heist, he replies that he robbed an armored car.
7th Jul '15 3:19:54 AM Hanz
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* In ''Videogame/SleepingDogs'', the player can occasionally come across armored bank cars that they can hijack and deliver to a Triad garage for a bit of cash.
8th Jun '15 8:42:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheItalianJob'' (and [[TheItalianJob2003 the 2003 remake]])

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* ''TheItalianJob'' ''Film/TheItalianJob1969'' (and [[TheItalianJob2003 the 2003 remake]])



* ''{{Heat}}'' opens with this kind of job. The robbers wear hockey masks to hide their faces.
* In ''LayerCake'', this is referenced as being the crime of choice for [[LondonGangster London gangsters]] before they discovered drug dealing. At the end of the film, the two [[OopNorth Scouse gangsters]] relish the opportunity to rip off the MagnificentBastard via armed robbery, and they comment to the effect that it reminds them of old times.

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* ''{{Heat}}'' ''Film/{{Heat}}'' opens with this kind of job. The robbers wear hockey masks to hide their faces.
* In ''LayerCake'', ''Film/LayerCake'', this is referenced as being the crime of choice for [[LondonGangster London gangsters]] before they discovered drug dealing. At the end of the film, the two [[OopNorth Scouse gangsters]] relish the opportunity to rip off the MagnificentBastard via armed robbery, and they comment to the effect that it reminds them of old times.



* The half of ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 [=MST3K=]]]'' veteran ''TheRebelSet'' that wasn't beatnik-sploitation revolved around [[HeyItsThatGuy the Chief from]] ''Film/GetSmart'' planning an armored car robbery in Chicago -- with the twist that the robbers would do the job while travelling from New York to LA by train, during a layover; they'd be gone on the train, with the cash, before the police would know what happened.

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* The half of ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 [=MST3K=]]]'' veteran ''TheRebelSet'' ''Film/TheRebelSet'' that wasn't beatnik-sploitation revolved around [[HeyItsThatGuy the Chief from]] ''Film/GetSmart'' planning an armored car robbery in Chicago -- with the twist that the robbers would do the job while travelling from New York to LA by train, during a layover; they'd be gone on the train, with the cash, before the police would know what happened.



* One episode of ''TheLastDetective'' deals with a retired LondonGangster and centers around a past robbery similar to the actual Great Train Robbery.
* The Season Two arc of ''AshesToAshes'' climaxes with [[spoiler:a plot by a group of corrupt cops to step into an Armed Blag they've been tipped off to and take the money themselves.]]

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* One episode of ''TheLastDetective'' ''Series/TheLastDetective'' deals with a retired LondonGangster and centers around a past robbery similar to the actual Great Train Robbery.
* The Season Two arc of ''AshesToAshes'' ''Series/AshesToAshes'' climaxes with [[spoiler:a plot by a group of corrupt cops to step into an Armed Blag they've been tipped off to and take the money themselves.]]



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