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That Man from Rio (1964)

L'homme de Rio (original title)
A young man comes to the rescue of his girlfriend abducted by thieves and brought to Rio. An extravagant adventure ensues.

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Lola, Cabaret Singer

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Storyline

Farce, spy spoof, and adventure. Swarthy thieves ignore jewels to steal an Amazon figurine from the Museum of Man in Paris' Trocadero Palace and kidnap the world's authority on the lost Maltec civilization. Cut to Agnes, the daughter of a murdered man who possessed one of two other such figurines. Moments after her sweetheart, Adrien, an Army private with a week's leave, arrives in Paris to see her, Agnes too is kidnapped, drugged, and loaded on a plane to Rio. Adrien is in hot pursuit, and before he can rescue her (with the help of a shoeshine boy), foil the murderous thieves, and solve the riddle of the Maltecs, he must traverse Rio, Brasília, and the Amazon heartland... all before the end of his week's leave. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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5 February 1964 (France)  »

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That Man from Rio  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$11,214 (USA) (29 August 2014)

Gross:

$35,144 (USA) (5 September 2014)
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Trivia

4th highest-grossing movie of the year in France. See more »

Goofs

When the collector is murdered in his basement, you can see the arm of a crew member pushing the dog. See more »

Quotes

Agnès Villermosa: If you really loved me, you wouldn't make fun.
Pvt. Adrien Dufourquet: Haven't I proven it?
Agnès Villermosa: Words prove nothing.
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Connections

Referenced in L'Homme de Hong-Kong (2013) See more »

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Batucada Générique
Written and Performed by Georges Delerue Et Son Orchestre
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My favorite Movie when I was a young boy
6 September 1999 | by (Stuttgart, Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of the best adventure movies I have ever seen. As a twelve-year old I used to watch it at least once a week on our (to that time) brand new VCR. I think it is the best acting of Belmondo and one of the best actings I have ever seen. An absolutely awesome movie. Pure adventure made in France. Sometimes you can see that Hollywood is not the non-plus-ultra in moviemaking!


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