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The Night of the Following Day (1968)

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Two men kidnap a girl off the streets, take her to a beach house owned by a drug-addicted stewardess, and hold her for ransom.

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Blonde
Pamela Franklin ...
Girl
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Friendly
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Things start to go wrong for a group of criminals after they kidnap a young heiress and hold her for ransom at a beach house in France. Fighting among the co-conspirators boils over shortly after the ransom is picked up, leading to a violent end for most. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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Because of the unusual ending no one will be admitted during the final 14 minutes! See more »

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26 December 1968 (Sweden)  »

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At Marlon Brando's insistence, the last scenes of the shooting schedule were directed by Richard Boone, as Brando could no longer stand for what he considered the incompetence of director Hubert Cornfield. See more »

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Chauffeur: Listen, man... if you want to try anything freaky, you don't do it with her.
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Freaky!
23 June 2001 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Night of the Following Day is as freaky as it's title is meaningless. Blonde-haired Marlon Brando and his blond-haired girlfriend (Rita Moreno) along with a couple of un-trustworthy accomplices decide to kidnap a rich British girl and ask for ransom. What starts out a fairly straightforward crime caper soon develops into an over-the-top psychodrama as the criminals begin getting paranoid and start double-crossing each other. Richard Boone is exceptional as Brando's chief nemesis...a ruthless turncoat who'll stop at nothing to get his piece of the ransom. Of course, he's going up against Brando, so...you know the rest. Boone's craggy, pock-marked face and perpetual scowl have seldom been put to such good use. Brando and Moreno are dynamite and clearly have A LOT of chemistry. Pamela Franklin plays the unlucky victim.

This is one of several odd-ball movies Brando made during the '60s (see Morituri, The Apaloosa, etc) and one of the least known. It's definitely worth seeing!


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