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The Best Big Caper Movies

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The Best Big Caper Movies

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Actors Ricky Jay (from left), Gene Hackman and Delroy Lindo in a scene from David Mamet's Heist. Takashi Seida/Heightened Productions Inc. via Getty Images hide caption

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Murray Horwitz, director of the American Film Institute, kicks off Talk of the Nation's annual summer movie festival with a discussion of the best big caper movies. Listeners weigh in on smooth criminals, witty dialogue, and other caper movie hallmarks.

Murray Horwitz, director and COO, American Film Institute Silver Theater and Cultural Center

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