The handsome Andrade, the undergraduate Miguel and a street vendor called 'El Rubio' plan to steal a shipment of jewelry traveling aboard the express train of Andalusia. But to carry out ... See full summary »

Writers:

(screenplay), (story) | 3 more credits »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The film is divided into three parts: 'Restlessness', 'Violence' and 'Death', to explain the motivations, evolution and defeat of three young misfits from Barcelona who end up being robbers... See full summary »

Director: Francisco Rovira Beleta
Stars: Pierre Brice, Manuel Gil, Julián Mateos
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In his Toledo atelier El Greco paints a portrait of her daughter Catalina in ermine During Corpus celebrations Samuel, a young Hebrew goldsmith, is captivated by her beauty.Religion,social class and mutual enemies will challenge their love.

Director: Eusebio Fernández Ardavín
Stars: Lina Yegros, Jorge Mistral, Alicia Palacios
El olivo (2016)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A girl, her uncle and a friend start an emotional travel to recover a family tree.

Director: Icíar Bollaín
Stars: Anna Castillo, Javier Gutiérrez, Pep Ambròs
The Good Life (1996)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This humorous movie charts the life of a 14 year old (Tristan) as he deals with some major issues in his life. At the beginning of the movie he has already decided to dedicate his life to ... See full summary »

Director: David Trueba
Stars: Fernando Ramallo, Lucía Jiménez, Luis Cuenca
Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In the nineteenth century, in Sierra Morena and in the Serranía de Ronda, a lot of bandoleros proliferated, who, alone or gathered in parties, sowed panic by assaulting and murdering ... See full summary »

Director: Ladislao Vajda
Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Fosco Giachetti, Emma Penella
27 horas (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Jon, a twenty-year-old boy from San Sebastián, gets up at seven in the morning and from that moment on we will be able to see how he lives his friendship with Patxi and Maite, love, family ... See full summary »

Director: Montxo Armendáriz
Stars: Martxelo Rubio, Maribel Verdú, Jon San Sebastián
Rumbos (2016)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Barcelona: during a long night of August, some people have different experiences what left a deep impression in them: Lucía is abandoned by his boyfriend Iván after three-years-old of ... See full summary »

Director: Manuela Burló Moreno
Stars: Pilar López de Ayala, Miki Esparbé, Karra Elejalde
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Kelly is a beautiful FBI agent who is investigating the disappearance of Professor Pensdergast, director of a major US government research on nuclear energy. In the course of the ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi
Stars: Horst Buchholz, Sylva Koscina, Ángel Picazo
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Since he falls for beautiful Rosina, the Almaviva count is questioning his Donjuanesque life. He resolves to travel to Seville to seek advice from famed Figaro, who is much more than a barber.

Director: Benito Perojo
Stars: Miguel Ligero, Raquel Rodrigo, Roberto Rey
Fúsi (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Fusi, a 43 years old man still lives with his mother. His daily life is characterized by one of the monotonous routine. The appearance of vibrant Alma and young Hera will upset his old bachelor habits.

Director: Dagur Kári
Stars: Gunnar Jónsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Sigurjón Kjartansson
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A woman is found dead in a modest home in Madrid. She happens to be a famous popular singer whose track was lost years ago. The detective in charge, unsatisfied with the official robbery ... See full summary »

Director: Enrique Herreros
Stars: Nati Mistral, José Prada, Elena Caro
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Arturo, César and Marcelino are three medical students. Worried about their future, two of them agree to marry only a wealthy woman, while the third one chooses to marry for love.

Director: Jerónimo Mihura
Stars: Alfredo Mayo, Guillermina Grin, Fernando Fernán Gómez
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jorge Andrade
Marisa de Leza ...
Lola
Mara Berni ...
Silvia Ríos
Vicente Parra ...
Miguel Hernández
Ignazio Balsamo ...
Rubio
Carlos Casaravilla ...
Carlos Salinas
Antonio Casas ...
Inspector
Natale Cirino
Franco Sineri
Flora Marrone
José Calvo ...
Arturo
Ricardo Turia
Marcelino Ornat
José Castro
Marcela Yurfa
Edit

Storyline

The handsome Andrade, the undergraduate Miguel and a street vendor called 'El Rubio' plan to steal a shipment of jewelry traveling aboard the express train of Andalusia. But to carry out the action they are forced to kill a couple of operators. The police will keep track of the three thieves, who have tried to sell that jewelry to the antiques dealer Salinas and his beautiful mistress Silvia. Written by jsanchez

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

19 December 1956 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Die Welt wird uns gehören  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

An extraordinary and exciting Spanish Noir film
10 January 2014 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

José María Sánchez Navarrete is a post office that was living beyond his means planned, along with his lover Jose Donday , nicknamed "Pildorita " for his drug addiction, one of the most botched robbery in history. They intended to rob the wagon Mail Express Train Andalusia, because it is carrying, besides the extraordinary post, numerous currencies and pay employees in different factories and businesses. Honorio Sánchez Molina to assault and two known underworld criminals of the time, Antonio Teruel and Francisco Piqueras joined. But the plan was doomed to failure: the drug had no effect on the wine since "Pildorita" employees sleeping wagon. Teruel and Piqueras became nervous and "Pildorita" could think otherwise flee to order a taxi.

Year 1924 in Spain governs the dictatorship of General Primo de Rivera who is in the peak of its short existence presumes to impose law and order. This state of peace would break violently with a crime that has become part of the black history of Spain, the Crime Express Andalusia. The impact that the crime caused the 1924 Spanish society was immense. Immediately begin to move songs and legends and over time, a novel, several films and even today, one of the top attractions of Madrid Wax Museum.

With this event the splendid director Rovira Beleta, created an extraordinary noir film planning supported by a splendid and great art direction that transports us to Madrid first half of the twentieth. It is in this Madrid with "Corralas" , "Rastro", Street boiling, social differences and trains depart and arrive where Rovira Beleta , with the cadence of a locomotive that accelerates ramp up to a frantic pace, we delights in just eighty minutes with the story of a heist intended to tragedy. This is indicated by the pigeons taking flight in one of the first sequences of the film, common occurrences in the language of film director of "Los Tarantos" 1963. It is true that the script in this film has some major changes, but we are certainly likely at one of the films most estimable robberies yet, most forgotten in the history of Spanish cinema.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss El expreso de Andalucía (1956) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?