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Hot Millions (1968)

G  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  1969 (Norway)
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A Cockney con-artist just out of prison replaces an insurance company's computer programmer and sends claim checks to himself in various guises at addresses all over Europe. Meanwhile, he ... See full summary »

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Marcus Pendleton / Caesar Smith
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Carlton J. Klemper
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Willard C. Gnatpole
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A Cockney con-artist just out of prison replaces an insurance company's computer programmer and sends claim checks to himself in various guises at addresses all over Europe. Meanwhile, he falls in love with inept secretary and frustrated flutist, Maggie Smith. Written by <MICHAELPEM@aol.com>

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This is a picture of a perfect embezzler.

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Comedy | Crime

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1969 (Norway)  »

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A Máquina de Fazer Milhões  »

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The car driven by Bob Newhart is a Jensen Interceptor. See more »

Goofs

The director of 'Deutsche Tungsten' is called "Geschäftsfüher" on the bakery window. It should read: "Geschäftsführer" ('company leader'). See more »

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[about computers]
Caesar: I don't think they get as much fun out of life as we do!
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Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
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Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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What a great Tutorial
28 April 2003 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I thought I'd enjoyed Sneakers until I saw Hackers. I thought I'd enjoyed AI until I saw Circuitry Man. I thought I enjoyed Demon Seed until I saw Dungeon Master. I thought I'd enjoyed Johnnie Mnemonic until I saw the Matrix, but this movie set them all back on their heels.

Sir Peter's depiction of the archetypal Hacker is phenomenally well done, and how they managed to predict that Social Engineering skills would be brought to bear in the world of hacking was a phenomenal display of foresight. If Kevin Mitnick's life were ever to be fictionalized more than it has been by the Media and released as a comedy I'd suspect this is what the script would turn out to be like.

Karl Malden and Bob Newhart both provided excellent portrayals of the archetypal 60's executives who still seem so prevalent in today's business world, showing where much of the security concerns of today should be focused.

View this if you're a computer geek, and if you're involved in computer security this movie should be required.


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