The Italian Job (2003) Poster


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Remake of 

Remade as 

Players (2012)
Official Remake


Rififi (1955)
Gilligan's Island (1964) (TV Series)
The Italian Job (1969)
Discovering an armoured truck has been hired, they need to create a new plan. Charlie states that, "We'll do it like The Italian Job", which is actually a reference to the original movie.
Kelly's Heroes (1970)
Similarities are first off the Donald Sutherland character, and in Kelly's Heroes he's always saying that you need to think positive, he says the same thing in The Italian Job. He's also going to steal gold in both movies. And finally, in both movies, when they're figuring out the value of the gold bars they count wrong first (in Kelly's heroes 1.6 million becomes 16 million and in The Italian Job 2.7 million becomes 27 million.)
Miami Vice (1984) (TV Series)
The Kids in the Hall (1988) (TV Series)
The contact "Skinny Pete" was a character name from an early season sketch
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000) (TV Series)
An advertisement for the series is shown on a billboard
Spider-Man (2002)
The Transporter (2002)
Handsome Rob (played by Jason Statham) does similar driving stunts, and uses the car itself as a weapon in chases.

Referenced in 

Entourage: New York (2004) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Top Gear: Episode #5.8 (2004) (TV Episode)
The hosts discuss both italian job movies with eddie izzard
Game Over: 'Resident Evil' Reanimated (2004) (Video)
This title is referenced.
Super (2005)
Climax (except with diamonds, not gold)
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.82 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Hacker Cinema" category
Francuski numer (2006)
The gangsters talk about this film.
Howard Stern on Demand: The Evaluators (2006) (TV Episode)
they talk with Seth Green about being in the movie
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.213 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Movie-Mobiles" category
Psych: Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Piece (2006) (TV Episode)
Shawn includes in his list of heist movies that Lassiter thinks the heist was like "that one where Donald Sutherland dies in the first ten minutes."
Hollywood Mouth (2008)
Sunset Tower location is shown.
The Simpsons: The Devil Wears Nada (2009) (TV Episode)
In a fantasy sequence, Homer, Lenny, and Carl race through the power plant in Mini-Coopers.
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Takers (2010)
Ghost mentions it in dialogue. Also, the main heist involves controlling traffic, blowing up a street, and having an armored truck fall below so that the thieves can rob it.
The Bling Ring (2011) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in the dialogue.
Contraband (2012)
A stash of hard cash is compared in size to a "Mini Cooper", the very car Mark Wahlberg drove in the earlier movie
The Simpsons: Tapped Out (2012) (Video Game)
The quest name "The Italian Job" is a reference to the movie name.
Nikita: Shadow Walker (2012) (TV Episode)
In order to figure which of the three trucks carries Percy's money, both Alex and Birkhoff suggest to measure the distance from the bumpers to the ground. The idea is based on the movie.
St George's Day (2012)
"Berlin Job" title reference.
NCIS: Berlin (2013) (TV Episode)
In preparing for a trip to Rome, Tony claims to have watched the film twice - both versions.
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
In one heist mission, the crew escape through the sewers on Mini Coopers, chased by bikers and exiting through the flood control.
Rémy Julienne: 50 ans de cascades (2013) (TV Movie)
Honest Trailers: Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) (TV Episode)
"You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!"
Sean Bradley Reviews: Fast and Furious 8 (A.K.A. 'The Fate of the Furious') (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned while going through F. Gary Gray's directorial work.


Alfie (1966)
We see a glimpse of Michael Caine in that film on Steve´s widescreen TV when the gang is tracking him.

Featured in 

Pedal to the Metal: The Making of 'The Italian Job' (2003) (Video)
movie shots, images from the production, and interviews
High Octane: Stunts from 'The Italian Job' (2003) (Video)
movie shots, images from the production, and interviews
Putting the Words to the Page for 'The Italian Job' (2003) (Video)
Clips, Interviews, behind the scenes footage and scenes from the film
The Italian Job: Driving School (2003) (Video)
clips from driving school
The Mighty Minis of 'The Italian Job' (2003) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Duplicity/Knowing/I Love You, Man (2009) (TV Episode)
The Most Dramatic Typing Scenes
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Science Fiction Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
Dramatic Typing Scenes segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.105 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Jason Statham films
Hollywood's Hottest Car Chases (2010) (TV Movie)
Discussed and clips shown in part 2.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.54 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Mark Wahlberg films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.88 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Mark Wahlberg films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.74 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Mark Wahlberg films

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: The Book Job (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference/heist parody

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