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Assault on a Queen (1966)

Unrated | | Adventure, Crime, Thriller | 15 June 1966 (USA)
A motley crew of treasure hunters plan to rob the cruise-liner RMS Queen Mary, using a recovered WW2 German submarine.

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A group of adventurers refloat a WWII German submarine and prepare to use it to pull a very large heist; The Queen Mary which they plan to rob on the high seas. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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15 June 1966 (USA)  »

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Asalto al Queen Mary  »

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Britain's Ken Hughes was first signed to direct. See more »

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When the submarine is beneath the Queen Mary and the liner starts her engines and propellers, a technician's hand is clearly visible shaking the stern of the U-Boat model back and forth in the prop wake. This may not be apparent on the pan/scan version, but is obvious on the new Blu-Ray hi-def transfer. See more »

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Mark Brittain: Do you always look this good in the morning?
Rosa Lucchesi: You will have time to compare; there will be thousands of mornings.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) See more »

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Standard heist with Sinatra!
11 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nothing special about this one..Sinatra doing his usual under-acting, but Anthony Franciosa is usually interesting, and Virna Lisi is one of the great Italian beauties of the 1960's. Alf Kjellin and Richard Conte are decent actors, but this one drags about half the time. A 5 out of 10.Best performance = Mr. Franciosa.

Films like this were common in the mid-60's and Sinatra never seemed to have a clue. Sorry Frank! Anything with Virna Lisi as the main female is always worth checking out. Simply gorgeous with intelligence and a great voice. There's not much else to recommend it and there are no surprises.


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