MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 26,383 this week

The Boy Who Stole a Million (1960)

Passed  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  2 September 1960 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 23 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A young lad working in a bank in Valencia 'borrows' a million pesetas so he can help his dad pay to get his taxi fixed. Instead he finds himself being chased all over town not only by the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 9997 titles
created 26 Nov 2013
 
list image
a list of 9982 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Boy Who Stole a Million (1960)

The Boy Who Stole a Million (1960) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Boy Who Stole a Million.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

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

An irresistible temptress causes trouble between two brothers when the more handsome charismatic ones turns up, leading to robbery and death.

Director: Gordon Parry
Stars: Diana Dors, George Baker, Terence Morgan
The Blue Max (1966)
Adventure | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.

Director: John Guillermin
Stars: George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A young lady has been widowed and left with a baby son to bring up alone. She decides that the baby needs a father figure and decides to marry a psychologist. She hides her son with an ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hiller
Stars: Warren Beatty, Leslie Caron, Robert Cummings
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In 1870,a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling but their ship is taken over by pirates who become fond of the kids.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick
Stars: Anthony Quinn, James Coburn, Dennis Price
Dead of Night (1945)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.

Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver
If.... (1968)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England.

Director: Lindsay Anderson
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.

Directors: Charles Crichton, John Cleese
Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A prominent London Psychologist seems to have taken his own life, causing stunned disbelief amongst his colleagues and patients. His teenage daughter refuses to believe it was suicide as ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Volunteers take over their local passenger train service (against bus company resistance) when the government announces its closure.

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Battle-axe Emma Hornett dominates her hen-pecked husband Henry, his meek sister Edie and daughter Shirley. Shirley is to marry young sailor Albert,raised in an orphanage,and he and best man... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Parry
Stars: Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton, Ronald Lewis
Another Shore (1948)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A young Irishman comes up with an unusual plan to get the money to emigrate to Tahiti.

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Robert Beatty, Moira Lister, Stanley Holloway
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The efforts of test pilot John Mitchell to make a better life for his wife Mary and their two children seem doomed to failure and he blames himself. At the Conway Aero-Manufacturing Company... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars, Jeremy Bodkin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Virgilio Teixeira ...
Miguel
Maurice Reyna ...
Paco
Marianne Benet ...
Maria
Harold Kasket ...
Luis
George Coulouris ...
Bank manager
Bill Nagy ...
Police chief
...
Pedro
Tutte Lemkow ...
Mateo
Xan das Bolas ...
Knife Grinder
Francisco Bernal ...
Blind Man
Edwin Richfield ...
Commissionaire
Barta Barri ...
Gang Leader
Herbert Curiel ...
Organ Grinder
Gaylord Cavallaro ...
Reporter
Paul Whitsun-Jones ...
Desk Sergeant
Edit

Storyline

A young lad working in a bank in Valencia 'borrows' a million pesetas so he can help his dad pay to get his taxi fixed. Instead he finds himself being chased all over town not only by the police but also by a selection of the local low-life after the cash. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He'll Steal Your Heart Before You Know It!


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 September 1960 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die gestohlene Million  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Comedy with startling view of 60's Spain
1 January 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Paco's father needs 10,000 Ptas to get his taxi back from the mechanic, and Paco has a job in a bank. In this fairy tale of early 60's Spain, the little boy just walks off with the money, and virtually the whole of the wrong side of town go looking for him, along with the police. Socially the film touches on the differences between the lives of the wealthy and the poor, the scavengers who live from sorting through rubbish dumps, the extravagant fiestas with their music, fireworks and dancing.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Boy Who Stole a Million (1960) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?