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Release Date:
28 September 1967 (Italy) See more »
These men are in... for the crime of their lives. See more »
After retirement, Professor James Anders presents criminal Mark Milford an elaborate plan to rob a diamond... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A dazzler from the 60's; an Italian co-production with location photography in beautiful Rio De Janeiro. See more (15 total) »


  (in credits order)

Janet Leigh ... Mary Ann
Robert Hoffmann ... Jean-Paul Audry

Klaus Kinski ... Erich Weiss
Riccardo Cucciolla ... Agostino Rossi
George Rigaud ... Gregg

Adolfo Celi ... Mark Milford

Edward G. Robinson ... Prof. James Anders
Jussara ... Stetuaka
Miguel del Castillo ... Manager
Luciana Angiolillo
Valentino Macchi ... (credit only)
Anny Degli Uberti
Aldo Bonamano
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fulvio Mingozzi ... Milford's Thug (uncredited)

Directed by
Giuliano Montaldo 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paolo Bianchini  story
Augusto Caminito  story
Marcello Coscia 
José Antonio de la Loma 
Marcello Fondato 
Mino Roli  screenplay
Mino Roli  story

Produced by
Arrigo Colombo .... producer (as Harry Colombo)
Zeljko Kunkera .... producer
Giorgio Papi .... producer (as George Papi)
Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
Cinematography by
Antonio Macasoli 
Film Editing by
Nino Baragli 
Art Direction by
Alberto Boccianti 
Costume Design by
Giorgio Desideri 
Makeup Department
Adrián Jaramillo .... makeup artist: Spain
Mario Van Riel .... makeup artist
Luciano Vito .... hair stylist
Production Management
Raul Araujo .... unit manager: Rio De Janeiro
Franco Cuccu .... assistant unit manager
Massimo Dallamano .... production manager
Roberto Machado .... production manager: Rio De Janeiro
Jose Malla .... assistant unit manager: Spain
Genis Rodriquez .... unit manager: Spain
Valentín Sallent .... production manager: Spain
Franco Serino .... production manager
Lucio Trentini .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
María José Bassi .... assistant director: New York
Federico Canudas .... assistant director: Spain
Carlos Do Conto .... assistant director (as Carlos Luiz Conto)
Mauro Sacripanti .... assistant director
Art Department
Giorgio Pes .... set dresser
Juan Alberto Soler .... art director: Spain
Roberto Velocchio .... assistant art director: London
Sound Department
Alvaro Orsini .... boom operator
Umberto Picistrelli .... sound engineer
Special Effects by
Armando Grilli .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Carlo Fiore .... camera operator
Giuseppe Gatti .... assistant camera
Ricardo Gonzáles .... camera operator
Alberto Marrama .... assistant camera
Santiago Rodríguez .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Enrique Garriga .... costume designer: Spain
Editorial Department
Ilse Petersen .... assistant editor
Elvira Tonini .... assistant editor
Music Department
Sergio Bardotti .... composer: songs "Vai via malincolia" and "Tu"
Ennio Morricone .... composer: songs "Vai via malincolia" and "Tu"
Bruno Nicolai .... conductor
Other crew
Almeidinha .... carnival sequence consultant
Lewis E. Ciannelli .... dialogue supervisor
Massimo Dallamano .... general administrator
Hilde Petermann .... production secretary

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ad ogni costo" - Italy (original title)
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121 min | Spain:114 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Australia:M | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Germany:12 (re-rating) (uncut) | Norway:15 | Norway:16 (1968) | Sweden:15 | UK:A | West Germany:16 (cut)

Did You Know?

Audio/visual unsynchronized: 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 »
Go Away MelancholySee more »


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A dazzler from the 60's; an Italian co-production with location photography in beautiful Rio De Janeiro., 30 September 2002
Author: TheVid from Colorado Springs

Released in the USA by Paramount as GRAND SLAM in the late sixties, this slickly-made heist film is a first-rate effort exploiting the Jules Dassin classic, RIFIFI. The all-star international cast is exceptional, with Klaus Kinski being the standout. One of the best of it's kind, and still enjoyable today. Ennio Morricone wrote the eclectic score, featuring some catchy bossa-nova tunes to complement the location. Thanks to Image Entertainment, the picture is now available on DVD in a widescreen version to capture all the excitement! Check it out.

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