safecracker


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safe·crack·er

 (sāf′krăk′ər)
n.
One who breaks into safes in order to steal items from them.

safe′crack′ing n.

safe•crack•er

(ˈseɪfˌkræk ər)

n.
a person who breaks open safes to rob them.
[1930–35, Amer.]
safe′crack`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safecracker - a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contentssafecracker - a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
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7 SEXY BEAST Friday, Channel 4, 12.10am RETIRED safecracker Gal (Ray Winstone, left) is living it up in Spain, when he receives a visit from Logan (Ben Kingsley), an old underworld contact.
7 SEXY BEAST Friday, Channel 4, 12.10am RETIRED safecracker Gal (Ray Winstone, pictured) is living it up in Spain when he receives a visit from Logan (Ben Kingsley), an old underworld contact.
After a heist in Venice, Steve (Edward Norton) turns on his partners in crime, killing safecracker John Bridger (Donald Sutherland) and keeping all the gold for himself.
Then it's a brisk flashback to 1972 when Jimmy Hoffa tips off Ohio safecracker Enzo Rotella (William Fichtner) to a California bank holding $30 million in illegal funds for President Richard Nixon's re-election campaign.
In Paris 1931, safecracker Henri 'Papillon' Charriere (Charlie Hunnam) steals a small fortune in diamonds for local gangster Castili (Christopher Fairbank).
The film follows the story of Henri "Papillon" Charriare (Hunnam), a safecracker from the Parisian underworld framed for murder.
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A retired safecracker is trying to live a quiet life in Spain, only to be approached by an unpredictable gangster from his past who wants him for one last job.
The Parisian safecracker Henri Papillon (performed by Charlie Hunnam) is mistakenly accused of murder and sentenced to life on Devil's Island's infamous penal colony.
the console radio like a safecracker, the Lone Ranger steadying his
But it's a barely recognisable Daniel Craig who swipes the movie from everyone else as he hams it up as safecracker Joe Bang.
They visit convicted safecracker Joe Bang (Craig) and promise to spring him out of jail for the day to access the vault.