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
The title of the film's French source novel 'Les Hommes De Las Vegas' by André Lay literally translates into English as 'The Men of Las Vegas'. This movie was made and released within a year of the novel being published. See more »
Lee J. Cobb, Jack Palance, Elke Sommer and Gary Lockwood (2001) in caper film set in Las Vegas. Some wonderful actors who don't really have the chance to interact. Elke is fabulous as usual, but we don't see enough of her, and her dalliances with Cobb and Lockwood to create any real excitement. Palance and Cobb growl their best but are let down by the ponderous pace. Some great scenes and ideas (hiding the armored car in the middle of the Nevada desert), and some truncated interplay between Palance and Sommer that suggests that a lot was left on the cutting room floor. But great fun to watch just to see a great looking classic sixties cast. Whatever happened to Gary Lockwood?
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