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* AgonyOfDeFeet: Jack Henderson persuades Eric Jackson to allow him to take over his robbery plan by tying him to a chair and having his henchman Ernest start cutting his toes off with a set of bolt-cutters till he agrees.

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* AgonyOfDeFeet: AgonyOfTheFeet: Jack Henderson persuades Eric Jackson to allow him to take over his robbery plan by tying him to a chair and having his henchman Ernest start cutting his toes off with a set of bolt-cutters till he agrees.agrees.
* AlliterativeTitle: '''M'''oney '''M'''overs

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* DoesntLikeGuns: Leo the insurance investigator. Even when undercover as a security guard, he does not load his revolver; an act which later [[ItWorksBetterWithBullets saves his life]].


* TaeKwonDoor: During the 'leg of lamb' robbery, Dick Martin kicks the door of the armoured car into the face of one of the robbers, knocking him cold. Later, Eric Jackson slams a car closed on one of the car thieves.
* TrojanHorse: Eric, Brian and Ed build a fake armoured car, paint it Darcys colours and deck it out with Darcys livery, then copy a number plate from one of Darcys legitimate trucks to allow them to drive into the counting house.

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* TaeKwonDoor: During the 'leg of lamb' robbery, Dick Martin kicks the door of the armoured car into the face of one of the robbers, knocking him cold. Later, Eric Jackson slams a car door closed on one of the car thieves.
* TrojanHorse: Eric, Brian and Ed build a fake armoured car, paint it Darcys Darcy's colours and deck it out with Darcys Darcy's livery, then copy a number plate from one of Darcys Darcy's legitimate trucks to allow them to drive into the counting house.

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* InsideJob: Jack Henderson discovers that an Armed Blag is being planned by Eric Jackson, a former speedway driver and a Senior Supervisor with Darcy's Security Services, his brother Brian Jackson who also works for Darcy's as an armoured truck driver, and Ed Gallagher, the supervisor of Darcy's counting house.

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* ConMenHateGuns: Not a con man, but undercover insurance investigator Leo hates guns and, when forced to carry one for his cover, takes the shells out and sticks them in his pocket. This saves his life when one of the robbers [[ItWorksBetterWithBullets grabs his gun and tries to shoot him with it]].


* TheCavalry: Griffiths, the head of security, arrives in the counting house with several guards just in time to shoot Eric is about to kill Leo.



* ItWorksBetterWithBullets: During the final firefight, Eric pulls Leo's pistol out his holster and squeezes the trigger, only to have the hammer repeatedly fall on an empty camber. Before he can work out what is happening, he is shot repeatedly by the [[TheCavalry just arriving Griffiths]]. Later Griffiths demands to know why Leo's gun wasn't loaded, as per regulations. Leo explains that he hates guns, so he always takes the shells out and sticks them in her pocket.

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* ItWorksBetterWithBullets: During the final firefight, Eric pulls Leo's pistol out his holster and squeezes the trigger, only to have the hammer repeatedly fall on an empty camber. Before he can work out what is happening, he is shot repeatedly by the [[TheCavalry just arriving Griffiths]]. Later Griffiths demands to know why Leo's gun wasn't loaded, as per regulations. Leo explains that he hates guns, so he always takes the shells out and sticks them in her his pocket.


''Money Movers'' is a 1978 Australian crime action drama film directed by Bruce Beresford. The film was based on the book ''Money Movers'' by Devon Minchin, founder of Metropolitan Security Services.

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''Money Movers'' is a 1978 Australian crime action drama film directed by Bruce Beresford.Creator/BruceBeresford. The film was based on the book ''Money Movers'' by Devon Minchin, founder of Metropolitan Security Services.

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* {{Fingore}}: Jack Henderson persuades Eric Jackson to allow him to take over his robbery plan by tying him to a chair and having his henchman Ernest start cutting his toes off with a set of bolt-cutters till he agrees.


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* LastBreathBullet: During the final shootout, a badly wounded Martin crawls out from between the trucks and empties his gun into Brian who is attempting to open the roller doors. Martin's shots kill him, and prevent the doors being opened and the robbers escape. He then collapses. A slight subversion as Martin actually survives and is seen being load into an ambulance at the end of the film, with Det. Sgt. Rose muttering that if he survives, he'll probably get his badge back.

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* LastBreathBullet: During the final shootout, a badly wounded Martin crawls out from between the trucks and empties his gun into Brian who is attempting to open the roller doors. Martin's shots kill him, and prevent the doors being opened and the robbers escape.escaping. He then collapses. A slight subversion as Martin actually survives and is seen being load into an ambulance at the end of the film, with Det. Sgt. Rose muttering that if he survives, he'll probably get his badge back.



* PhoneyCall: After the video cut, Eric calls up Henderson to tell him, but pretends to be calling the surveillance company to get them to repair it.

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* PhoneyCall: After the video feed is cut, Eric calls up Henderson to tell him, but pretends to be calling the surveillance company to get them to repair it.


* AccidentalTruth: Leo--who is secretly an undercover operative for the insurance agency--sends a CutAndPasteNote claiming that the counting house is going to be robbed as a ruse to flush out any possible thieves within the armoured car. Unknown to him, there really was a plot to rob the counting house from inside the company.

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* AccidentalTruth: Leo--who is secretly an undercover operative for the insurance agency--sends a CutAndPasteNote claiming that the counting house is going to be robbed as a ruse to flush out any possible thieves within the armoured car.car company. Unknown to him, there really was a plot to rob the counting house from inside the company.


* TheHeist: Eric, Brian and Ed are formulating a plan for knocking over the counting house of the largest armoured car firm in the city, on the day of the week when it holds the most cash. Local mobster Jack Henderson finds out about the schemes, and muscles his way on board.

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* TheHeist: Eric, Brian and Ed are formulating a plan for knocking over the counting house of the largest armoured car firm in the city, on the day of the week when it holds the most cash. Local mobster Jack Henderson finds out about the schemes, scheme, and muscles his way on board.

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* TheHeist: Eric, Brian and Ed are formulating a plan for knocking over the counting house of the largest armoured car firm in the city, on the day of the week when it holds the most cash. Local mobster Jack Henderson finds out about the schemes, and muscles his way on board.


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* MisterMuffykins: Eric's wife Dawn has an annoying spaniel that she dotes on and takes everywhere. When Eric and Brian are discussing their plans to flee the country after the heist, Brian asks if Eric is upset that he will have to leave Dawn behind. Eric's response is a simple no, and adds that it will mean Dawn can finally marry the dog like she's always wanted.

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* AccidentalTruth: Leo--who is secretly an undercover operative for the insurance agency--sends a CutAndPasteNote claiming that the counting house is going to be robbed as a ruse to flush out any possible thieves within the armoured car. Unknown to him, there really was a plot to rob the counting house from inside the company.


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* LastBreathBullet: During the final shootout, a badly wounded Martin crawls out from between the trucks and empties his gun into Brian who is attempting to open the roller doors. Martin's shots kill him, and prevent the doors being opened and the robbers escape. He then collapses. A slight subversion as Martin actually survives and is seen being load into an ambulance at the end of the film, with Det. Sgt. Rose muttering that if he survives, he'll probably get his badge back.


* WithMyHandTied: When Henderson is 'negotiating' with Eric about getting a cut of Eric's planned heist, he has Eric sat in a chair with his hands tied behind his back. Eric manages to get up, fight his way past Henderson's mooks, get out of the house, and over the fence. He is halfway down the hill before he is finally stopped by being tackled by four of the mooks. In the next shot, he has been tied to the chair with copious amounts of rope.

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* WithMyHandTied: WithMyHandsTied: When Henderson is 'negotiating' with Eric about getting a cut of Eric's planned heist, he has Eric sat in a chair with his hands tied behind his back. Eric manages to get up, fight his way past Henderson's mooks, get out of the house, and over the fence. He is halfway down the hill before he is finally stopped by being tackled by four of the mooks. In the next shot, he has been tied to the chair with copious amounts of rope.


''Money Movers'' is a 1978 Australian crime action drama film directed by Bruce Beresford. The film was based on the book Money Movers by Devon Minchin, founder of Metropolitan Security Services.

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''Money Movers'' is a 1978 Australian crime action drama film directed by Bruce Beresford. The film was based on the book Money Movers ''Money Movers'' by Devon Minchin, founder of Metropolitan Security Services.

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