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Rob the Mob

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Based on a true story, electric and poignant crime-thriller Rob the Mob chronicles two lovers whose audacious heists of Mafia social clubs in New York result in a discovery that forever changed the face of organized crime in America. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Raymond De Felitta (City Island, Two Family House), Rob the Mob stars Michael Pitt, Tony Award-winner Nina Arianda, Emmy-winner Ray Romano and Academy Award-nominee Andy Garcia.

  • DirectorRaymond De Felitta
  • Runtime: 1 hr 44 min
  • StudioMillennium Entertainment
  • QualityHD

Reviews about Rob the Mob

Seattle Times
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

It's a story so outlandish that it needs to be served by a combination of drama and comedy, and "Rob the Mob" finds that balance quite well.

Newsday
John Anderson
Newsday

As Tommy and Rosie, Pitt and Arianda are just the right kind of nuts, the right kind of dumb, the right kind of desperate and the right kind of in love to make it all go down like pie.

San Francisco Chronicle
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

De Felitta has a feel for this world and its atmosphere, from the clutter and casual ugliness of the streets, to the insularity of the mentality, to the unexpected sweetness and vulnerability of the people.

Miami Herald
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

One of the pleasures of Rob the Mob, director Raymond De Felitta's serio-comic crime drama, is watching Pitt and Arianda as the rambunctious, lovestruck pair who can't believe the scam they've stumbled upon.

Los Angeles Times
Martin Tsai
Los Angeles Times

"Rob the Mob" skims over the lifted-from-the-headlines exploits of an outlaw couple and gleans a humanist drama steeped in sentimentality.

New York Magazine/Vulture
Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

A romance about two down-and-outers that reveals the workings of a whole citywide ecosystem of crime and punishment.

Movie Talk
Jason Best
Movie Talk

Offbeat crime drama Rob the Mob hits just the right semi-comic tone to pull off its outlandish, stranger-than-fiction true story.

Under the Radar
Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

By far one of the most fun mob thrillers we've seen in some time.

Movie Habit
Robert Denerstein
Movie Habit

Irresistible performances and a bizarre true story make for good entertainment

Madison Movie
Rob Thomas
Madison Movie

The f-bombs are hurled, but lovingly.

SF Weekly
Jonathan Kiefer
SF Weekly

Arianda is warm and sharp and a paragon of cliché avoidance.

Philadelphia Daily News
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

The movie is full of quirky, usually worthwhile digressions (Andy Garcia has an expansive part as a mob boss) that add to its offbeat tone, further abetted by interesting musical choices and a very nice score by Stephan Endelman.

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