Is heist of the century a true story?
The film is based on a true story, the robbery of the Banco Río branch in the Buenos Aires town of Acassuso on January 13, 2006, which was held up by a gang of six robbers armed with replica weapons.
Is the heist of the century worth watching?
It’s a fun heist movie that’s also a biography of a real life event. It’s mediocre but fun enough to watch. The film suffers from a very poor soundtrack, mostly made up of what sounds like stock royalty-free music which breaks the immersion. The acting is excellent, though.
What happened in Argentina bank heist?
On October 17, 1999, the Secretary of Justice and Security Buenos Aires, Carlos Soria, confirmed that police had acted as accomplices of the thieves who robbed the National Bank of Villa Ramallo, a fact which preceded the slaughter of two hostages and a criminal during the escape attempt.