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This is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist


On St. Patrick’s Day in 1990, a pair of thieves dressed as police officers robbed Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, making off with 13 pieces of art that had a combined value of over $200 million. No one has ever been charged and the art has never been recovered. But this documentary presents a convincing case for who did it.

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If you like true crime stories that feel larger than life, you have to check out This Is a Robbery. It will introduce you to colorful characters, ask you stimulating questions, and make you want to ship up to Boston to visit the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Read More

From Kelly Connolly at TV Guide:

This Is a Robbery is expertly structured to build and keep momentum, teasing major elements of the story before bringing them home later. Despite its cinematic luster (The Irishman producer Jane Rosenthal is among the producers), this is a tight, four-episode series, not a four-hour movie. The interviews in This Is a Robbery are an embarrassment of riches. Full Review

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