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Murderers' Row (1966)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 20 December 1966 (USA)
Handsome top-secret American agent Matt Helm must recover a laser-weapons inventor who has been kidnapped by arch-villain Julian Wall.

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The handsome top agent Matt dies a tragic death in his bath tub - the women mourn about the loss. However it's just faked for his latest top-secret mission: He shall find Dr. Solaris, inventor of the Helium laser beam, powerful enough to destroy a whole continent. It seems Dr. Solaris has been kidnapped by a criminal organization. The trace leads to the Cote D'Azur... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Matt Helm outdoes Matt Helm in his new all-out adventure!


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Soon-Tek Oh's film debut. See more »

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The parachute that Matt deploys onto the pursuing car is shown opening twice. See more »

Quotes

Dean Paul Martin: [to Matt Helm aka Jim Peters] Hey, now you're swingin' dad.
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I'm Not the Marrying Kind
Written by Lalo Schifrin & Howard Greenfield
Performed by Dean Martin
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Glossy tosh
13 February 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Some people just don't get the Matt Helm movies. They are enjoyable over the top spoofs of the spy genre and would have been as effective if the actors were replaced with Gerry Anderson puppets. Nobody was out for Oscar recognition here, just 100 minutes of enjoyably daft entertainment. Murderers Row seems to be about 50% second unit shooting (with doubles) but is still more enjoyable then any recent Bond film. No gritty realism or stupid back stories here. It could have been improved if the score had been better, too many scenes, especially the car chase, are under scored and the movie does sag a bit in the middle, but overall it is undemanding entertainment if you are in the right mood.


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