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Based on the movie remake of the 1969 film, The Italian Job is the story of a gang of thieves who stage the ultimate gold heist of all time. Little do they know that one of their gang members has double-crossed them, taking the gold and leaving them for dead.

As a member of the team, it is your job to stage the next big heist of all time, taking back the gold from your former friend. The game allows you to control a range of vehicles which you must drive to destinations before a certain time limit in order for the plan to work. Of course, the Mini comes into play as you escape from police.

Apart from the movie based story mode, you can also drive the Mini's through a range of multiplayer modes, including stunt driving and circuit racing.


The Italian Job PlayStation 2 Each mission starts with a video sequence that mixes filmed and animated action to advance the story
The Italian Job PlayStation 2 After the company logos there's an introduction sequence that mixes live and animated action whine music plays and credits roll
The Italian Job PlayStation 2 Stunt Driving: Each course begins with a fly-by. This is course one, the warehouse course
The Italian Job PlayStation 2 Circuit Racing: This is a one or two player game. There are six circuits. Players must win all races on Hollywood One and L.A. One to unlock the later circuits.

Alternate Titles

  • "The Italian Job: L.A. Heist" -- UK title
  • "Braquage à l'Italienne" -- French title

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GameZone Xbox Jul 28, 2003 7.1 out of 10 71
IGN Xbox Jun 24, 2003 6.8 out of 10 68 Xbox Oct 24, 2003 66 out of 100 66 PlayStation 2 Oct 24, 2003 66 out of 100 66
GameSpy GameCube Jul 06, 2003 65 out of 100 65
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Jul 06, 2003 65 out of 100 65
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Jul, 2003 C+ 58
Digital Entertainment News (den) PlayStation 2 Sep 11, 2003 5.6 out of 10 56
64 Power / big.N / N Games GameCube Nov, 2003 56 out of 100 56
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Jun 30, 2003 4.4 out of 10 44


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