Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Steve McQueen Has Stolen My Heart...again

With the movie "Inside Man" coming to theaters and "Heist" coming to TV, MTV.com decided to look at the top bank heist movies... and of course our "Va Va Voom" Star of the Day Steve McQueen made the list.
6. The Getaway (1972)
Movies don't get more testosteroney (our word) than this heist/chase flick, adapted from a Jim Thompson novel by Walter Hill, directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Steve McQueen and Ben Johnson (we feel like a little girl just typing those names). In the movie, Carol McCoy (Ali MacGraw) makes a deal under the sheets with a Texas politico to get her robber hubby Doc (McQueen) paroled from prison, in exchange for a cut of their next heist. Double crosses abound, and a torrent of bullets, car chases and blood follows (this is a Steve McQueen film, after all). Plus: Sally Struthers gets a smack!
*wolf whistling* Alright, that's it. I'm renting it this week.

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