Watch How to Steal a Million
- 2 hr 3 min
In the 1966 comedic heist film "How to Steal a Million," Audrey Hepburn stars as Nicole Bonnet, the daughter of a wealthy art forger. Bonnet must protect her father's reputation when it is discovered that a statue he created will be examined by experts. The film begins with Bonnet's father creating an imitation statue of Cellini's Venus. When he attempts to sell it to a wealthy collector, the collector becomes suspicious and sends the statue to be examined by experts. Bonnet devises a plan to steal the statue before it can be examined, but she needs the help of art thief Simon Dermott (played by Peter O'Toole) to pull it off.
Dermott, initially reluctant to work with Bonnet, eventually agrees to help when he sees how much she cares for her father. Together, they embark on a series of comical schemes to steal the statue from the museum where it is being held.
Throughout the film, the chemistry between Hepburn and O'Toole is charming and playful. Hepburn's character is quick-witted and resourceful, while O'Toole's character is roguishly charming. Eli Wallach also appears in the film as a rival art collector who complicates the heist.
One of the most memorable scenes in the film features Hepburn and O'Toole attempting to avoid detection by security at the museum. They hide in a suit of armor, leading to a scene where O'Toole's character accidentally becomes stuck in the suit and the two have to work together to escape.
The film is a delightful romp filled with humor, playful banter, and just enough tension to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. Hepburn's impeccable style and charm shine in every scene, and the supporting cast adds to the overall enjoyment of the film.
Overall, "How to Steal a Million" is a must-see for fans of classic heist films and Audrey Hepburn. It is a timeless classic that still holds up today thanks to its timeless humor and endearing characters.
How to Steal a Million is a 1966 comedy with a runtime of 2 hours and 3 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5.