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The Big Bounce (1969)

R  |   |  Drama  |  July 1969 (Austria)
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A Vietnam veteran and ex-con is persuaded by a shady woman to rob a $50,000 payroll account on a California produce farm. But who is playing who?

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Sam Mirakian
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Joanne
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Bob Rodgers
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Cheryl
Noam Pitlik ...
Sam Turner
Victor Paul ...
Comacho
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Boy in dune buggy
Charles Cooper ...
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Jack Ryan is a young Vietnam veteran with a criminal record, who gets fired from his job as a migrant laborer on a California produce farm run by the mean-spirited camp manager Bob Rodgers. Ryan then meets and teams up with the seductive Nancy Barker the secretary and mistress to the unscrupulous owner Ray Ritchie. When Ryan takes another job as a cleaner at a local motel owned by Sam Mirakian a local justice-of-the-peace, Nancy again approaches Ryan to help her rob Ritchie's safe in his house which allegedly has $50,000 of payroll money. Ryan reluctantly agrees to help with the heist, but becomes highly distrustful of Nancy, suspecting she may double-cross him to keep all the money for herself, and vice versa with her over him. Written by Matt Patay

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Actors Ryan O'Neal and Leigh Taylor-Young were a married couple at the time of filming. See more »

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Jack Ryan: If you'll come at me, I'm going to hit you with the heaviest thing I can find.
Bob Rodgers: I've got a tire iron in the truck. Shall I go and get it?
Jack Ryan: Well, you do, and we start swinging at each other, will you tell me what we're fighting about?
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Jack Ryan: Oh Jesus! You're stupid! Don't you see she just wants to see us fighting?
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The Big Bounce
Written by Mike Curb and Guy Hemric
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Just the music, please
6 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As I'm a product of the 60's, this is classic fare for the movies. Campy yes, but many were. Someone mentioned the soft nude scenes, etc. Well, that was the usual fare as well. We didn't get 'in your face' sex. I miss those days, to be honest.

Now, as far as the music is concerned, whether the music matches the movie is debatable. One should realize 'The Mike Curb Sound' was quite popular to the straight-laced of my era. I enjoyed it but I enjoyed Zappa and Reed too.. go figure.

As a record collector, The Big Bounce soundtrack is one that should be included in one's collection. In fact, the original pressing is collectible now. There are a few quite nice tracks on it. Curb almost got a little out there on couple tunes, but, he reeled himself back in.

I think I know music pretty well as I have collected since the 60's and I say, in and of itself, the album is pretty darn good.


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