“Rob the Mob” is a crime drama film directed by Raymond De Felitta and released in 2014. The film is based on the true story of Thomas and Rosemarie Uva, a young couple from Queens, New York, who rob the Mafia at gunpoint in the 1990s.
Thomas (played by Michael Pitt) and Rosemarie (played by Nina Arianda) are both struggling to make ends meet when they stumble upon a plan to rob the local social clubs run by the Italian-American Mafia. They manage to steal thousands of dollars in cash and jewelry, but soon find themselves in over their heads as the Mafia starts to retaliate.
As Thomas and Rosemarie try to evade the mobsters and the police, they also have to navigate their own troubled relationship and the consequences of their actions. The film explores themes of love, loyalty, and the high stakes of organized crime.
“Rob the Mob” received positive reviews for its gritty portrayal of the criminal underworld and the complex characters at the center of the story. It also features strong performances by its lead actors, who bring depth and nuance to their roles as a young couple in way over their heads.
Duration: 104 min.