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They Came to Rob Las Vegas (1968)

Las Vegas, 500 millones (original title)
A casino blackjack dealer plots with his girlfriend and a group of criminals to hijack and rob an armored car carrying a $7 million in cash while it's in route between Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

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(as Antonio Isasi)

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(screenplay) (as A. Isasi), (screenplay) (as L. Comeron) | 7 more credits »
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Tony Ferris
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Ann Bennett
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Steve Skorsky
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Douglas
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Armand Mestral
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Enrique Ávila ...
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Gérard Tichy ...
Sheriff Klinger
Fernando Hilbeck
Carlos Ballesteros
Antonio Casas
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A Las Vegas casino blackjack dealer plots a complex plan to rob an armored car with $7 million in casino cash while it's en route to Los Angeles. He gets help from criminal associates of his late brother, who was killed in an unsuccessful robbery attempt, as well as his beautiful girlfriend, who is the personal secretary to the corrupt owner of the casino. However, an ambitions investigator for the U.S. Treasury Department is also tracking the armored car, suspecting that it's being used to launder unreported profits for organized crime. Written by anonymous

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They touched the raw Vegas nerve with the wildest heist in history! And they challenged the syndicate boys in their own backyard! See more »

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January 1969 (France)  »

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Our Man in Las Vegas  »

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This picture was an international co-production of four countries: France, Italy, Spain and West Germany but not the USA even though it was shot there too and Americans Gary Lockwood, Lee J. Cobb and Jack Palance lead the cast. See more »

Quotes

Ann Bennett: Would you give up everything for me, Tony?
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Written and Performed by Georges Garvarentz Et Son Orchestre
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Not Bad; Elke's presence helps!
3 August 2004 | by (sparks, nevada) – See all my reviews

This is an average to above-average heist film that is helped immeasurably by the lovely Elke Sommer's presence. Once again, she wasn't able to do much with her character, beside being eye candy. Gary Lockwood is staid, Lee J. Cobb gruff, and Jack Palance wired tight as we have come to expect.

A 6 out of 10. Best performance = Elke Sommer. These late 60's crime pics were churned out ad nauseum, but the criminals' plan itself is fairly interesting. Elke adds a measure of class with her beauty and poise that helps it plug along. I remember seeing this at the drive-in on a double bill with THE WILD BUNCH.


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