The Night of the Following Day (1968)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  26 December 1968 (Sweden)
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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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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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26 December 1968 (Sweden)  »

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La noche del día siguiente  »

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(RCA Sound System)



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1.85 : 1
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Ten days before the shooting of this film started, Marlon Brando visited Finland. In a press conference he was asked what his next film would be, he said he did not remember. See more »


Chauffeur: Listen, man... if you want to try anything freaky, you don't do it with her.
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Referenced in Once Upon a Body (1969) See more »

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Disturbing tale of Kidnaping
6 November 2001 | by (Daytona Beach, Florida) – See all my reviews

The Night of the Following Day(1969) is the sordid tale of four professional criminals who kidnap an 18 year old rich girl(Pamela Franklin) and hold her for ransom at a beach home off the coast of France.Marlon Brando,(looking fit and sporting a blonde wig), Rita Moreno, Jess Hahn and Richard Boone are the kidnapers. This is not a pleasant movie and the original un-cut version has several unsettling scenes mostly involving the hulking, pyschopathic Boone, complete with full length coat and homburg. Brando is interesting as Bud, showing us at times why he is one of americas greatest actors. Boone is just plain frightening as Leer, a menacing whacko out for the double cross. Dont waste your time looking at any edited versions of this film, they will make no sense at all, but if can find the un-cut version, this movie will make your skin crawl

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