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In the history of scratched movie titles, Trump Heist might be among the most intriguing of missed opportunities. As it turns out, Brett Ratner’s 2011 comedy Tower Heist was originally titled just that. The film began its life as an Eddie Murphy pitch about a ragtag group of disgruntled employees who plot to rob Donald Trump. After multiple drafts and at least six writers, the plot’s villain morphed into a more generic greedy billionaire played by Alan Alda who lives atop “The Tower."