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Ocean's Eleven + Tarantino + Comedy Gold.

An Indonesian movie about eight men with various reasons and motives to do a bank robbery. There were robbed because of worries, Hobby, Fad, Adrenaline Sports, Rob and some even to support orphanages and the poor.

These eight Marauders are divided into three groups. Their Action was developed as a robbery that initially looks like a strange coincidence, besieged by police forces, until finally they must work together and find the answer to solve this puzzling case and look for the best solution to end everything.

In Indonesia, this movie has a tight commercial rivalry against The Raid 2: Berandal; both film has accumulated million of viewers in a relatively short time.

At the same year, Babe Cabiita also enlisted in the main cast in Caleg By Accident while Pandji Pragiwaksono stars as the main character in Make Money.


Comic 8 contains examples of:

  • Accidental Hug: Ernest and Mongol when a mouse appeared.
  • Accidental Pervert: Kemal, upon seeing one of his captives strip.
  • Acrofatic: Fico Fachriza in one of the sequences.
  • Acting Unnatural: Pandji Pragiwaksono, he was seen holding his laugh a lot of times.
  • Action Duo: Mudy Taylor and Mongol Stress, both are the weirdest of the group.
  • Action Girl: Nikita Mirzani and Nirina Zubir, both entering a Designated Girl Fight.
  • Anti-Villain: The weird robber gang (dubbed Freaks) is robbing from other robbers to help the orphanages.
  • As Himself: Nearly EVERYONE in this movie plays themselves.
  • As Long as It Sounds Foreign: Indische-Netherland Incorporated.
  • As Himself: Nearly EVERY SINGLE CAST of this movie, Played for Laughs.
  • Badass Beard: Indro Warkop. A Hypnosis master who planned the whole scheme to foil Pandji's plan.
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  • Bad Butt: Although this isn't a child movie, the villains are portrayed clumsily.
  • Bad Cop/Incompetent Cop: Nearly every single cop on this movie - a metaphor to Indonesia's bad management of law.
  • Bald of Awesome: Indro Warkop, What's more awesome than a hypnosis specialist commanding a group of action heroes to foil a brainwashing hospital's scheme?
    • Joe P counts since he's the highest authority of the cops.
  • Balloon Belly: Fico's belly.
  • Barbarian Long Hair: Arie Kriting with his traditional NTT hair.
  • BFG: Both Mudy's guitar and Violin case rocket launcher.
  • Big Bad: Pandji Pragiwaksono, as the owner of the brainwashing hospital.
  • Big Good: Indro Warkop, the Gandalf of this film, the one who schemed the plan to catch Pandji, Nikita, Agung and Lontong
  • The Big Guy: Fico Fachriza, the biggest of all eight protagonists.
  • Black Comedy
  • Born Unlucky: Arie Kriting was born in a land full of criminals, which is the sole reason he became a criminal and had been one until today.
  • Brainwashed: Pandji brainwashed his patients to be robbers.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Among all eight protagonists, Bintang Timur is the sanest one.
  • Brake Angrily: Nirina Zubir upon seeing the criminals got away
  • Break Them by Talking: Mudy drove the axe gang's Leader and his entire men to bow at him by a mere lecture.
  • The Brute: Agung Hercules, as his name might suggest.
    • Also a Dumb Muscle since he can't speak proper language.
  • Bullet Catch: The axe gang leader shot Mongol, but Mudy catches the bullet WITH HIS BARE TEETH!
    • Subverted, since the whole thing was faked.
  • The Casanova: Agus Koncoro - more likely a Wannabe Casanova.
  • Chase Scene: the cops chasing the robbers delivering the money to Pandji
  • Chekhov's Gun: Kemal's suicide bomb is later used by Nikita to blow the money safe
  • Co-Dragons: If you count Agung Hercules as Pandji's Dragon.
  • Comical Overreacting: Done multiple times.
  • Contractual Gag: This movie has many of this.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Mongol against six robbers on hand-to-hand combat.
  • The Dark Chick: Nikita Mirzani, also Pandji's Dragon
  • Deadpan Snarker: Fico Fachriza, Nuff Said.
  • Designated Girl Fight: Nirina Zubir vs Nikita Mirzani.
  • The Dragon: Nikita Mirzani to Pandji Pragiwaksono.
  • Enemy Mine: All three robber group unite after realizing that they are facing the same enemy: the cops
  • Epic Fail: Bintang Timur's attempt to craft a bomb ended in this.
  • Explosive Stupidity: The robbers pulled a grenade's pin but did not immediately throw it to the target, TWICE!
  • Expy: The plot itself is a parody to Ocean's Eleven.
    • The axe gang is an expy to the machete gang from The Raid.
    • The chase scene is obviously a ripoff from The Fast and the Furious.
    • Babe Cabiita's character is an expy to Indonesian dangdut singer and dancer, Rhoma Irama.
    • The car explosion scene is obviously mimicking those from Jason Statham movies.
    • Mongol's fighting technique is obviously a ripoff from The Raid.
    • Joe P's character is an expy to Joe Taslim, Name parody indeed.
    • The crime analysis scene is again, obviously ripping off CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
    • Big Bad Cak Lontong is a very stereotypical mafia boss
  • Fat and Skinny: Fico Fachriza is the fat one, Bintang timur is the skinny one.
  • Fat Idiot: Fico Fachriza. ironically he's the one who located the exit tunnel
  • Five-Man Band: Spoiler Warning.
  • Force and Finesse: Agung's force to Nikita's finesse.
  • Fugitive Arc
  • Funny Afro: Babe Cabiita, complete with the dances and flirting.
  • Fun with Acronyms: When each criminal groups are planning their heist, they are constantly referring to "Bank INI" (Indonesian for "THIS Bank") as their target. We later find out that "INI" stands for "Indonesian Netherlands Incorporated".
  • Gatling Good: Mudy's guitar gun, the fire rate is improbable.
  • Good Is Not Soft: The ideology of the cops.
  • Harmless Electrocution: After delivering the money, Pandji electrocute all his eight brainwashed patients to unconsciousness and sent them to the police to frame his plan
  • Hero Antagonist: The cops, doing their everyday job.
  • Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy: This trope was played UP TO ELEVEN, neither the cops or the robbers can't shoot straight. in the end, nobody dies, Played for Laughs indeed
  • Improbable Weapon User: Mudy Taylor + a guitar gun + a rocket launcher/violin case = nuff said.
    • Gear Twister.
  • Improvised Weapon: When the gang is being chased by the cops, Bintang uses some chemicals that happen to be in their car to make a bomb. It doesn't work.
  • Impossibly Cool Weapon: Mudy's arsenal: GUITAR MACHINE GUN and VIOLIN CASE/ROCKET LAUNCHER WITH A HELLO KITTY FACE AS IT'S TRIGGER...ehm, must seen to be believed.
    • Also, Ge Pamungkas' axe can turn into a gun.
  • Instrument of Murder: Mudy has a guitar that doubles as a machine gun, and the case doubles as a bazooka.
  • Jerkass: Joe P.
  • Large and in Charge: Pandji Pragiwaksono as The owner of the brainwashing hospital.
  • Lighter and Softer: Compared to Ocean's Eleven and action movies in general.
  • Mad Bomber: Kemal Palevi almost became this, phew.
  • Mad Doctor: Pandji Pragiwaksono, who likes to brainwash his patients.
  • The Man Behind the Man: Cak Lontong, he's the one who funds Pandji's operation.
  • Mass Hypnosis: The ending reveals that Indro Warkop does this to the eight protagonists and transferred them to Pandji's mental hospital so Pandji's brainwashing scheme can be foiled.
  • Men Are the Expendable Gender: Only male characters get comically harassed in this movie.
  • The Mole: Nikita Mirzani, disguised as one of the bank tellers to supervise the brainwashed heroes' heist operation so they can successfully deliver the money to Pandji.
    • Reverse Mole: Candil, who also supervised the brainwashed heroes' heist operation, but he is on Indro's side
    • Also Ge Pamungkas, who framed Pandji's conversation with Nikita
  • More Dakka: Mudy's guitar gun got an insanely high fire rate.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Nikita Mirzani, there's so many tropes here to prove what a sexy woman she is.
  • Mum Looks Like a Sister: Kiki Fatmala—Arie and Ernest mistake her for Kemal's girlfriend.
  • The Musketeer: The Axe gang leader uses a gun and an axe combo.
  • Naughty Nurse Outfit: Nikita wears this to seduce Pandji.
  • Odd Couple: Ernest and Mongol
  • Odd Friendship: Between Fico and the mice.
  • One-Man Army: Mudy plays Rambo against a baricade of cops, while Mongol can beat six of the main cast in hand-to-hand combat alone.
  • Only Sane Man: Bintang Timur among all the robbers.
  • Outlaw Couple: Nikita Mirzani and Pandji Pragiwaksono
  • Outdated Outfit: Babe's disco outfit - this isn't the 80s anymore.
  • Punny Name: Joe P - really suggestive in English.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Nirina Zubir and her Lancer, Boy William.
  • Security Cling: Mongol did this to mice-terrified Ernest
  • Shameful Strip: One of Kemal's captive did this
  • Shout-Out: Joe P's quote "Hantam mereka" is the same thing Joe Taslim's character says in The Fast And The Furious 6.
  • The Smurfette Principle: Nikita Mirzani is the only female member on Pandji's side
  • Soul Brotha: Arie Kriting, he's a black man who grooves, swags, and kicks ass while talking slang.
  • The Stoic: Ernest Prakasa - ironically his hair is skinhead, which is identical to angry kids.
  • Stripperiffic: Nikita Mirzani's assault outfit
  • Suicide Attack: Kemal Palevi hid a suicide vest behind his clothing. he threatened to blow up the bank but was calmed by Indro, and the bomb was later used by Nikita Mirzani to blow the money safe.
  • Swiss Army Weapon: The Axe Gang leader's axe, it's an axe yet a gun.
  • Symbolism: The entire movie is a metaphor to Indonesia's terrible law management.
  • Tag Team: Mongol and Mudy, a Dynamic Duo.
  • Taking the Bullet: Subverted, Mudy takes the bullet aimed at Mongol and he survives, twice as awesome since he caught the bullet with HIS BARE TEETH.
    • Again, subverted, as the whole thing was faked
  • Testosterone Poisoning: Agung Hercules and Ge Pamungkas.
  • Those Two Guys: Nirina Zubir and Boy William, both always appear together.
  • Translator Buddy: Nikita Mirzani to Agung Hercules.
  • Tsundere: Nirina Zubir To Boy William.
  • Twist Ending: the eight robbers are actually action heroes, led by Indro Warkop, who voluntarily got brainwashed so Pandji and Lontong's plan can be exposed to the public, also Candil and Agus Kuncoro is not dead, in fact NOBODY DIES.
  • Useless Security Camera: Not all camera in INI bank is working.
  • Villain Protagonist: The eight main cast. Turn's out they are undercover heroes
  • Weaponfor Intimidation: Fico Fachriza and Ence Bagus'es Gear Twister.
    • Fico, Babe and Bintang's gun is actually a water gun that looks like a real gun.
  • Weapon of Choice: Lots of unique cast with their unique weapon.
    • Fico and Ence both use gear twister.
    • Mongol choose to fight bare-handed.
    • All The axe gang member uses...well that's obvious.
    • Their leader uses a gun-axe hybrid.
    • Arie Kriting in expert in knives, but ironically never use any knife in the entire movie.
    • Mudy is an interesting example: GUITAR MACHINEGUN AND ROCKET LAUNCHER VIOLIN CASE.
    • Indro warkop relies on his hypnosis skill.
    • The rest use handguns and machineguns.


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