罗杰（克里斯托弗·沃肯 Christopher Walken 饰），查尔斯（摩根·弗里曼 Morgan Freeman 饰）和乔治（威廉姆·H·梅西 William H. Macy 饰）是三个共事多年的同事兼好友，三人均供职于一家历史悠久的博物馆。在漫长的岁月里，三个伙伴对馆里朝夕相伴的藏品产生了深厚的感情，没想到，新上任的老板居然想要将现有的藏品全部转移。于是，三个老伙计一拍即合，决定要将被送走的文物偷回来。经过一番缜密的策划，三人开始了他们的行动。可现实并没有他们所计划的那么顺利，各种各样的意外让三人手忙脚乱，好在大多数都是有惊无险。他们的计划是否会被发现呢？行动又是否最终能以成功告终？?豆瓣
Lars Schelling runs a sushi-bar in Berlin in ca. 2001 that the Mafia finances. The Mafia wants its money back. Suddenly Lars's mother dies, and Lars himself gets followed and kidnapped. In fact, the Mafia has nothing to do with these latter events. It is rather former members of the East German state police. Lars's mother, it seems, had the documentation for a money laundering scam in the 1990s that funneled enormous sums from East German sources into a Swiss bank account for bribing government officials of the united Germany. The question is whether Lars learned the password to the Swiss lock box where the documentation is hidden before his mother's mysterious death. The press, East Germany's former state police, www.molikan.com and Germany's legitimate police all want to know. The question driving the plot, however, is who belongs to which group, whether Lars really knows the password, and what he will do with what he knows and has.