The League of Gentlemen (1960)

Director
Basil Dearden

Main cast
Jack Hawkins; Nigel Patrick; Roger Livesey; Richard Attenborough; Bryan Forbes

Genres
Thriller, Action, Crime, Foreign, Adventure, Comedy

Description
Involuntarily-retired Colonel Hyde recruits seven other dissatisfied ex-servicemen for a special project. Each of the men has a skeleton in the cupboard, is short of money, and is a service-trained expert in his field. The job is a bank robbery, and military discipline and planning are imposed by Hyde and second-in-command Race on the team, although civilian irritations do start getting in the way.


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