Thomas Crown Trophy

Start Date: Feb 19, 2014

Finish Date: Sep 24, 2014

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--*The Thomas Crown Affair is a 1968 film directed and produced by Norman Jewison starring Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning Best Original Song for Michel Legrand's "Windmills of Your Mind"

Thomas Crown (Steve McQueen), a millionaire businessman and sportsman, pulls off a perfect crime by having five men rob $2,660,527.62 from a Boston bank and dump the money in a cemetery trash can. Thomas never meets any of the five face-to-face, before or after the crime, and they do not know each other. He retrieves the money and deposits it anonymously at a bank in Geneva.

Vicki Anderson (Faye Dunaway), an independent insurance investigator, is contracted to investigate the heist and will receive a percentage of the stolen money if she recovers it. When Thomas comes to her attention as a possible suspect, she intuitively recognizes him as the mastermind behind the robbery. Thomas does not need the money but is in need of diversions. He plays polo and golf, flies a glider, and drives a dune buggy but suffers from general boredom. Vicki makes it clear to him that she knows that he is the thief and intends to prove it. They start a game of cat and mouse, with the attraction between them evident 

and their relationship soon evolves into an affair, complicated by Vicki's vow to find the money and help investigating police officer Detective Eddie Malone bring the guilty party to justice.  Thomas organizes another robbery exactly like the first one and tells Vicki where the "drop" will be, because he has to know for sure that she is on his side....