Galindo works in a bank. One day he convinces the other employees in the bank to plan a hold-up in the bank they are working. They prepare everything carefully. However, real robbers come ... See full summary »

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Martínez (as Casto Sendra 'Cassen')
Gracita Morales ...
Enriqueta
Katia Loritz ...
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Manuel Díaz González ...
Don Prudencio
José Orjas ...
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Lolita (as Paula Martell)
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Doña Vicenta
Lepe ...
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Luis Heredia
José María Caffarel ...
Director General (as José Mª Caffarel)
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Galindo works in a bank. One day he convinces the other employees in the bank to plan a hold-up in the bank they are working. They prepare everything carefully. However, real robbers come just before the fake ones. Written by Miguel A. Andrade <andrade@gredos.cnb.uam.es>

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Rapina alle tre  »

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For the role of Castrillo, Pedro Masó wanted Manolo Gómez Bur. But he wasn't available, so Alfredo Landa was cast for the part. See more »

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Remade as Atraco a las 3... y media (2003) See more »

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"Stickup at 3 O'Clock"
18 July 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This caper comedy follows a bumbling group of bank workers who hatch an elaborate scheme to steal a fortune from the vault. Great comic performances and a fantastic jazz score propel a somewhat predictable get-rich-quick plot, typical of the era.

The film is considered a gem of 1960s Spanish film comedy. Its status as a classic derives from the wonderful and iconic early-1960s cast, good directing, and -- for viewers today -- nostalgia for a simpler, more naive era of entertainment. The movie is great fun, though perhaps the last 20 minutes could have been tightened a bit.

"Stickup at 3 O'Clock" reached a new generation of viewers in Spain circa 2002- 2003 via a well-promoted DVD release (distributed initially as part of a film- classics series issued by a major daily newspaper). Additional interest was generated later through a 2003 remake, "Stickup at 3:30."


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