The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

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Thriller. A remake of the Steve McQueen original, in which the eponymous Thomas Crown is a millionaire playboy who decides to steal a priceless Monet painting from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. The authorities are sure Crown is the culprit, and insurance company investigator Catherine Banning is quickly on the case, intent on capturing Crown. The question is which of the two is cleverer than the other, particularly when they become romantically involved.

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