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The Great Spy Chase (1964)
"Les Barbouzes" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Action | Thriller  -  May 1966 (USA)
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A cold-war spy parody. After the death of an armaments manufacturer, an international group of spies is drawn into a high-stakes battle of wits to obtain the valuable military patents which... See full summary »

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Francis Lagneau
Francis Blanche ...
Boris Vassiliev
Bernard Blier ...
Eusebio Cafarelli
Mireille Darc ...
Amaranthe
Jess Hahn ...
Le commodore O'Brien
André Weber ...
Rossini
Louis Arbessier ...
The Swiss colonel
Jacques Balutin ...
Le douanier (scenes deleted)
Françoise Giret ...
Mme Pauline
Violette Marceau ...
Rosalinde
Anne-Marie Blot
Yves Elliot
Jean-Pierre Moutier ...
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Jean-François Régnier ...
(as J.F. Régnier)
Michel Duplaix ...
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A cold-war spy parody. After the death of an armaments manufacturer, an international group of spies is drawn into a high-stakes battle of wits to obtain the valuable military patents which have been inherited by the lovely widow. Written by Jon von Zelowitz

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RUN...love takes you where the spies are...PURSUE...women who are curved like weapons...Hide...with the one you seek...and the sparks fly upward...


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THE great spies parody movie
31 August 2000 | by (Soucht, France) – See all my reviews

You can do nothing but laugh when you watch this one : spies from different countries try to get some plans owned by a rich man who died recently. The most important thing is the actors playing : this latter are at they best (Lino Ventura, Bernard Blier, Francis Blanche, Noel Roquevert, Robert Darban). Watch the movie on french to appreciate the actors speaking talent !


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