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The Brain (1969)

Le cerveau (original title)
Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Arthur Lespinasse
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Anatole
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Col. Carol Matthews
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Frankie Scannapieco
Silvia Monti ...
Sofia
Raymond Gérôme ...
Le commissaire
Jacques Balutin ...
L'inspecteur Pochet
Henri Attal ...
Un homme de la bande
Yves Barsacq ...
Un gardien
Jacques Ciron ...
L'inspecteur Duboeuf
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Le Belge enrhumé
Mario David ...
Un antiquaire
Raoul Delfosse ...
Un Belge
Tommy Duggan ...
Le superintendant Cummings
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Le gardien-chef
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Storyline

Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing. Written by Jean-Yves Simon <simon@wotangate.micro.ti.com>

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"The Brain" is Rocking the World with Laughter! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

13 November 1969 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film has been shot in two languages (French and English) with the same cast. See more »

Goofs

Halfway through the film, when the train is shot from above in the countryside the shadow of the helicopter flying over is clearly visible on the side of the rail-track. See more »

Connections

Edited into Lo schermo a tre punte (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Le Cerveau (Générique) - The Brain
Written and Performed by Georges Delerue Et Son Orchestre
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Funny from the first to the last minute
14 April 2005 | by (Monterrey, Mexico) – See all my reviews

Though it was a long time ago I watched this movie, I remember most of it and also the laughter it provided; in fact this was the time I got to know David Niven and Jean Paul Belmondo fine comedy acting. At the time I was about 15 and was getting started in the fine art of watching good movies, so this one really impressed me. . It is 60's style humor alright, if you're into special effects and high tech stuff, you may not appreciate it. I would love to see it re-released it on DVD, it is as good or better than the inspector Clouseau's Movies (and the Pink Panther, featuring David Niven too, is a fine comedy movie) Don't let it go into oblivion. If you ever watch it, prepare yourself for some good laughs.


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