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Hot Millions (1968)

G | | Comedy, Crime | 1969 (Norway)
A paroled London fraudster poses as a computer specialist in order to work for an insurance company that entirely relies on its corporate server.

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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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Watch this couple control a computer, embezzle a fortune and live happily ever after - almost! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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A Máquina de Fazer Milhões  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Maggie Smith and Bob Newhart are in Heathrow Airport. The short-lived Apple shop in which they are shown shopping during the "couple of hours" he has before his flight, was miles from the Airport in Baker Street. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Marcus Pendleton: You are straining my credulity, my dear.
Mrs. Lubbock: Your what?
Marcus Pendleton: Nevermind.
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Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
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Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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A Nifty Caper Movie
22 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, for those that dislike this movie, I agree this ain't Olivier doing Shakespeare. But it is a charming little caper movie that could only have been made in the sixties.

Peter Ustinov plays a charming embezzler and Maggie Smith plays a not-so dumb-in-the end secretary that he marries. It doesn't have any roll on the floor laughs but then again it doesn't try to. Made before the blockbuster era of Jaws and Star Wars and even before the crass but extremely funny humor of M.A.S.H., simple movies like this could be made for a modest cost without being expected to be the next Gone With The Wind.

If you come across this movie, just enjoy it without looking for any deep underlying message.


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