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When Strangers Meet (1964)
"Einer Frisst den anderen" (original title)

 -  Adventure | Crime | Drama  -  13 July 1966 (USA)
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Three thieves rip off a shipment of used money being sent back to the US. As they are escaping the robbery (after having taken a hostage), they wind up on an island in a hotel with an ... See full summary »

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Three thieves rip off a shipment of used money being sent back to the US. As they are escaping the robbery (after having taken a hostage), they wind up on an island in a hotel with an apparently crazed manager and a building full of demented residents. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Somewhere in Europe, three unlikely thieves have stolen $1,000,000 in obsolete currency from the United States Treasury. When local hoteliers decide to get a piece of the action, things get complicated, and a game of cat and mouse ensues on a remote island. Stars Jayne Mansfield. See more »


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Dog Eat Dog!  »

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Filmed on location in the former Yugoslavia in August 1963, Jayne Mansfield was then four months pregnant with her daughter Mariska Hargitay (costumes carefully conceal Jayne's slightly protruding tummy). See more »

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Darlene: I'd rather have fresh panties in Teaneck, New Jersey.
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Mediterranean getaway...
9 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

"Dog Eat Dog" follows the backstabbing adventures of a group of thieves. This black and white, foreign production, is probably most notable for the presence of Jayne Mansfield. Her character, "Darlene" is a member of a three member criminal gang. She is both fond of money, clean underwear, and using the expression "crackers".

Cameron Mitchell is the second member of the group, who is nearly dealt out of the game by the third (Ivor Salter). Mistrustful, but still bound by the money, the group takes to the sea to make their getaway, trailed by an opportunistic hotel manger (Aldo Carmada). Stopping at an island, they encounter a strange group in residency there. Greed and madness lead to murder. And the money becomes a ridiculous fashion accessory.

Not a great deal of depth, to this B movie, but OK for some late evening intrigue and suspense.


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