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26th Jun '16 8:23:53 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Literature/SkinGame'', fifteenth book in TheDresdenFiles, Harry is on a crew trying to steal [[spoiler: the Holy Grail from the vault of Hades (yes, that Hades).]]

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* In ''Literature/SkinGame'', fifteenth book in TheDresdenFiles, Literature/TheDresdenFiles, Harry is on a crew trying to steal [[spoiler: the Holy Grail from the vault of Hades (yes, that Hades).]]
3rd Jun '16 7:27:21 AM SolariusScorch
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* ''VideoGame/{{Piratez}}'': The "Mansion of Anguish". Your team is to "conduct reconnaissance" (an excuse to wear maid's outfits) in a seemingly [[http://i.imgur.com/CJ7y4SL.png never-ending mansion]].
3rd Apr '16 7:34:57 AM Morgenthaler
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%% * ''{{Film/Bound}}''

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%% * ''{{Film/Bound}}''''{{Film/Bound 1996}}''
26th Mar '16 11:10:17 AM CrankCase
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* In ''WebComic/CommanderKitty'', [[http://www.commanderkitty.com/2009/04/12/nin-wah/ outlaw spacer Grootly and his crew think they're being hired for this kind of job]]. It turns out they've been[[http://www.commanderkitty.com/2009/06/12/the-tagged/ lured into an audience]] with an [[BigBad evil mastermind]] [[spoiler: who wants them for their parts]].

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* In ''WebComic/CommanderKitty'', [[http://www.commanderkitty.com/2009/04/12/nin-wah/ outlaw spacer Grootly and his crew think they're being hired for this kind of job]]. It turns out they've been[[http://www.been [[http://www.commanderkitty.com/2009/06/12/the-tagged/ lured into an audience]] with an [[BigBad evil mastermind]] [[spoiler: who wants them for their parts]].parts]].
* The main trio of ''Webcomic/NobodyScores'' pull [[http://nobodyscores.loosenutstudio.com/index.php?id=382 an art heist]] with Sara Peterson as the Mastermind, Beans Mulroney as the Muscle/the Specialist and Jane Doe as the distraction.
20th Sep '15 7:18:22 AM Willbyr
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19th Sep '15 11:01:33 AM TheUnsquished
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[[caption-width-right:350: Remember: [[Film/TheItalianJob1969 You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!]]]]

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19th Sep '15 11:00:58 AM TheUnsquished
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9th Sep '15 9:14:01 AM HighCrate
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The Caper is more action-oriented than TheCon. It often revolves around a [[TheChessmaster brilliant]] GentlemanThief who JustGotOutOfJail hoping to do OneLastJob, usually by PuttingTheBandBackTogether (in comedies, a RagtagBunchOfMisfits). Can lead to JustLikeRobinHood as a way of CaperRationalization.

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The Caper is more action-oriented than TheCon. It often revolves around a [[TheChessmaster brilliant]] GentlemanThief who JustGotOutOfJail hoping to do OneLastJob, usually by PuttingTheBandBackTogether (in comedies, a RagtagBunchOfMisfits). If one or more of the crew works for the target, it's an InsideJob. Can lead to JustLikeRobinHood as a way of CaperRationalization.
6th Sep '15 7:08:10 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Neuromancer}}'' is built around a caper, but stakes in this one rise out of the normal territory as the story progresses.

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* ''{{Neuromancer}}'' ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}'' is built around a caper, but stakes in this one rise out of the normal territory as the story progresses.
3rd Sep '15 8:09:40 PM Berrenta
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TheCaper is more action-oriented than TheCon. It often revolves around a [[TheChessmaster brilliant]] GentlemanThief who JustGotOutOfJail hoping to do OneLastJob, usually by PuttingTheBandBackTogether (in comedies, a RagtagBunchOfMisfits). Can lead to JustLikeRobinHood as a way of CaperRationalization.

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TheCaper The Caper is more action-oriented than TheCon. It often revolves around a [[TheChessmaster brilliant]] GentlemanThief who JustGotOutOfJail hoping to do OneLastJob, usually by PuttingTheBandBackTogether (in comedies, a RagtagBunchOfMisfits). Can lead to JustLikeRobinHood as a way of CaperRationalization.



* A lot of the filler arcs of ''GetBackers'' qualify as TheCaper. Even though the titular characters only steal items to return then to their original owners, sometimes the definition of "original owner" can get really fuzzy (especially with Clayman).

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* A lot of the filler arcs of ''GetBackers'' qualify as TheCaper.qualify. Even though the titular characters only steal items to return then to their original owners, sometimes the definition of "original owner" can get really fuzzy (especially with Clayman).



* The point of virtually all ''Franchise/LupinIII'' stories.

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%% * The point of virtually all ''Franchise/LupinIII'' stories.



* ''Film/TheAsphaltJungle'' - A deconstruction in which TheCaper ends badly for all participants. Also the TropeMaker.

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* ''Film/TheAsphaltJungle'' - A deconstruction in which TheCaper The Caper ends badly for all participants. Also the TropeMaker.



* ''Ocean's Eleven'' ([[Film/{{Oceans 11}} original]], [[Film/OceansEleven remake]], and remake sequels).
* The Stanley Kubrick film ''Film/TheKilling''.

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%% * ''Ocean's Eleven'' ([[Film/{{Oceans 11}} original]], [[Film/OceansEleven remake]], and remake sequels).
%% * The Stanley Kubrick film ''Film/TheKilling''.



* ''Film/TheBankJob''
* ''Film/BankShot''
* ''Film/InsideMan'', in a roundabout fashion.
* ''The Italian Job'' - both [[Film/TheItalianJob2003 the new one]] and the [[Film/TheItalianJob1969 original one]].
* ''ThePinkPanther''
* ''Film/{{Sneakers}}''. [[DoubleCaper Multiple times]].
* ''Takers''

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%% * ''Film/TheBankJob''
%% * ''Film/BankShot''
%% * ''Film/InsideMan'', in a roundabout fashion.
%% * ''The Italian Job'' - both [[Film/TheItalianJob2003 the new one]] and the [[Film/TheItalianJob1969 original one]].
%% * ''ThePinkPanther''
%% * ''Film/{{Sneakers}}''. [[DoubleCaper Multiple times]].
%% * ''Takers''



* ''Film/{{Armored}}''
* ''Film/HowToStealAMillion''

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%% * ''Film/{{Armored}}''
%% * ''Film/HowToStealAMillion''



* The latest ''Film/StTrinians'' movie (and the older ones, too).
* Used in both straight and subverted forms in ''Film/TheUsualSuspects''.

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%% * The latest ''Film/StTrinians'' movie (and the older ones, too).
%% * Used in both straight and subverted forms in ''Film/TheUsualSuspects''.



* The first part of ''Film/{{Ronin}}''.

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%% * The first part of ''Film/{{Ronin}}''.



* ''Film/KillingZoe'' is what happens when TheCaper is attempted [[AddledAddict while on heroin]]. Things don't end well.
* ''Film/TheLadykillers'' (both versions)
* ''Film/TheLavenderHillMob''
* ''Foolproof''

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* ''Film/KillingZoe'' is what happens when TheCaper The Caper is attempted [[AddledAddict while on heroin]]. Things don't end well.
%% * ''Film/TheLadykillers'' (both versions)
%% * ''Film/TheLavenderHillMob''
%% * ''Foolproof''



* ''Who's Minding the Mint?''
* ''How To Beat The High Cost Of Living''
* ''Film/TheGreatTrainRobbery''

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%% * ''Who's Minding the Mint?''
%% * ''How To Beat The High Cost Of Living''
%% * ''Film/TheGreatTrainRobbery''



* ''Film/TheHotRock''
* ''Henry's Crime''
* ''Gambit''
* ''Going in Style''

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%% * ''Film/TheHotRock''
%% * ''Henry's Crime''
%% * ''Gambit''
%% * ''Going in Style''



* ''The Great Riviera Bank Robbery'' (also known as ''Sewers of Gold'')
* ''Film/TheBrinksJob''
* ''Loophole''
* ''Film/TowerHeist''
* ''The Master's Touch''

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%% * ''The Great Riviera Bank Robbery'' (also known as ''Sewers of Gold'')
%% * ''Film/TheBrinksJob''
%% * ''Loophole''
%% * ''Film/TowerHeist''
%% * ''The Master's Touch''



* ''Film/DayOfTheWolves''
* ''Literature/TheFriendsOfEddieCoyle''
* ''Film/TheTown''
* ''Mad Money''

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%% * ''Film/DayOfTheWolves''
%% * ''Literature/TheFriendsOfEddieCoyle''
%% * ''Film/TheTown''
%% * ''Mad Money''



* ''ANightingaleSanginBerkeleySquare''
* ''Film/FunWithDickAndJane''

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%% * ''ANightingaleSanginBerkeleySquare''
%% * ''Film/FunWithDickAndJane''



* ''CarryOnMatron''

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%% * ''CarryOnMatron''



* ''Film/TradingPlaces''
* ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightfoot''
* ''{{Film/Bound}}''

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%% * ''Film/TradingPlaces''
%% * ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightfoot''
%% * ''{{Film/Bound}}''



* ''Film/TheScore''

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%% * ''Film/TheScore''



* ''Film/HighSierra''
* ''Film/TheThieves''

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%% * ''Film/HighSierra''
%% * ''Film/TheThieves''



** And on that note, ''Literature/{{Parker}}''.

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%% ** And on that note, ''Literature/{{Parker}}''.



* The ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' summer event mission "Casino Heist" is based on the tropes of TheCaper, with the players taking the parts of the CaperCrew.

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* The ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' summer event mission "Casino Heist" is based on the tropes of TheCaper, The Caper, with the players taking the parts of the CaperCrew.
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