MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 778 this week

Grand Slam (1967)
"Ad ogni costo" (original title)

7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 652 users  
Reviews: 14 user | 21 critic

After retirement, Professor James Anders presents criminal Mark Milford an elaborate plan to rob a diamond company in Brazil with a crew of professionals. The men assemble in Rio de Janeiro... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: August

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for August 2014.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 03 Apr 2011
 
a list of 130 titles
created 05 Jul 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 11 May 2013
 
list image
a list of 916 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Grand Slam" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Grand Slam (1967)

Grand Slam (1967) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Grand Slam.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: M Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A detective is assigned to head a manhunt for four violent bank robbers.

Director: Carlo Lizzani
Stars: Gian Maria Volonté, Tomas Milian, Margaret Lee
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A TV talk-show host who may have killed his wife finds himself being pursued by both the police and a gang of hoods.

Director: Robert Gist
Stars: Stuart Whitman, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.

Director: Massimo Dallamano
Stars: Giovanna Ralli, Claudio Cassinelli, Mario Adorf
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Nicolas Gessner
Stars: Claudio Brook, Mireille Darc, Françoise Brion
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Robinson, Welch and some incompetent european gangsters kidnap an American gangster who they think has a lot of money.

Director: Ken Annakin
Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Raquel Welch, Robert Wagner
Black Tuesday (1954)
Film-Noir | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Vicious gangster Vincent Canelli pulls off a daring prison escape just moments before going to the electric chair, taking with him Peter Manning - a bank robber and cop killer who was to ... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Fregonese
Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Peter Graves, Jean Parker
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Strangled by debt and the banks, the owner of a factory that is on the brink of closing will go to any lengths to solve his financial and marital problems.

Director: Giuliano Montaldo
Stars: Pierfrancesco Favino, Carolina Crescentini, Eduard Gabia
Grand Slam (TV Movie 1978)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A group of Welsh rugby fans descend on Paris for the final game of the season.

Director: John Hefin
Stars: Windsor Davies, Hugh Griffith, Dewi Morris
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Sir George McDowell notando la rassomiglianza della nipote Monique con un'impiegata della sua banca, ha un'idea strabiliante: trovare i sosia di alcuni impiegati della banca e, dopo aver ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Fizz
Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Adolfo Celi, Maria Grazia Buccella
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An Italian police inspector matches wits with a powerful European drug ring. As he comes closer to the top of the underworld organization, his odds of survival decrease.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari
Stars: Franco Nero, James Whitmore, Delia Boccardo
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young woman has difficulty understanding why her husband walks out on her. Alone for the first time, she finds life difficult to cope with and for a time lives with the hope that her ... See full summary »

Director: Mel Stuart
Stars: Trish Van Devere, Monte Markham, Janet Leigh
Hired Killer (1966)
Thriller | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Hit-man Clint Harris has one more job to do before he can retire. The corporation which hires him demands that Harris "erase" an ex-employee who has become a snitch for the police. At first... See full summary »

Director: Franco Prosperi
Stars: Robert Webber, Franco Nero, José Luis de Vilallonga
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Mary Ann
Robert Hoffmann ...
Jean-Paul Audry
...
Erich Weiss
Riccardo Cucciolla ...
Agostino Rossi
George Rigaud ...
Gregg
...
Mark Milford
...
Prof. James Anders
Jussara ...
Stetuaka
Miguel del Castillo ...
Manager
Luciana Angiolillo
Valentino Macchi ...
(credit only)
Anny Degli Uberti
Aldo Bonamano
Edit

Storyline

After retirement, Professor James Anders presents criminal Mark Milford an elaborate plan to rob a diamond company in Brazil with a crew of professionals. The men assemble in Rio de Janeiro and run in to an unanticipated problem: a new alarm system called Grand Slam 70. Written by FV

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

RIO-Rififi Style! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

28 September 1967 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Grand Slam  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Professor Anders is reading the labels on the card index in Milford's office, he says "......tipsters, unions, uranium, Vatican....". The names on the files are clearly visible and there is no file labelled 'unions'. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Vibrations (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Go Away Melancholy
sung by Maysa Matarazzo (TV prints only)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Oh I really liked this movie!!
9 June 2005 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

What a brilliant caper movie! Before I go on, though, I need to point out that this movie is a reworking of the movie Rififi (1954)--a French caper movie. While Rififi generally gets higher marks among critics, I also liked this one.

The movie is unusual in that it has such a multinational cast and quite a bit of the movie is dubbed because of this. This didn't matter to say the least. However, it was interesting to see Adolfo Celi in the movie. He was the lead villain in Bond's THUNDERBALL and in this movie his voice is dubbed with a totally different voice and so he sounds a lot different.

Now on to what I loved--the complicated and exciting plot. It just keeps you guessing again and again--even up until the last scene. Also, the acting was great and the characters were well-written--everyone seemed to be at the top of their form.

So, if you want a movie about a gang of thieves pulling the ultimate heist and want to see one that's among the best, give this film a try--if you can find it, as it's not exactly a well-known flick. Perhaps with so many films like it ("Topkapi", "The Killing""Bob le Flambeur" and many others) it just got lost in the process.,


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Rififi? Vince_In_Milan
one of my all-time faves patskywriter
Song missing from DVD eagle-78
erich weiss onex-ge
Discuss Grand Slam (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?