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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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Cast overview:
Sam Mirakian
Bob Rodgers
Cindy Eilbacher ...
Noam Pitlik ...
Sam Turner
Victor Paul ...
Kevin O'Neal ...
Boy in dune buggy
Charles Cooper ...
Paul Sorensen ...
Senator's associate
Girl in bikini


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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July 1969 (Austria)  »

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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?
[... ]
Jack Ryan: Oh Jesus! You're stupid! Don't you see she just wants to see us fighting?
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Could the music be any worse ???
29 January 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Well basically my description says it all... not a bad movie but terrible music, especially from a period of such GREAT music. The music really ruins the movie. It's about a worker who gets in a fight and hits another worker in the face with a bat and well i dont want to ruin the movie if you feel like seeing it, despite the music....

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