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The Wrecking Crew (1968)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  25 December 1968 (Canada)
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The count has stolen enough gold to cause a financial crisis in the world markets so I.C.E. sends in ace spy Matt Helm to stop him. As Matt works alone, the British send in Freya to aid ... See full summary »

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Fuji ...
Toki
Pepper Martin ...
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Ted Jordan ...
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Storyline

The count has stolen enough gold to cause a financial crisis in the world markets so I.C.E. sends in ace spy Matt Helm to stop him. As Matt works alone, the British send in Freya to aid Matt, but it seems that Freya causes more problems than she solves. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Matt Helm's final assignment is a blast! See more »


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Rated PG for sensuality, violence and some language | See all certifications »
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25 December 1968 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

The House of Seven Joys  »

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Trivia

The film was released later than planned due to the murder of Sharon Tate by the Manson family. The producers felt it would be in poor taste to release it so soon after the tragedy. See more »

Goofs

It is clear that in many close-up shots, there is no windshield in Matt's Lincoln. See more »

Quotes

Lola Medina: I've heard that you do... drink.
Matt Helm: Just call it a hobby.
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Connections

Spoofed in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) See more »

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House of 7 Joys
By Mack David & Frank De Vol (as DeVol)
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love the campiness and fun of the series
29 July 2012 | by (chgo) – See all my reviews

Dean Martin's Matt Helm is always fun to watch. Definitely designed as PG male entertainment but I still love it. Recently saw all 4 movies again and I admit each still kept my attention as fun. The main female characters in these films maintained strong images for the times and it was great to see them. Some appeared in other 60's fun movies and maintained strong images. The 2 James Flint movies are also quirky fun but did not have strong women characters. I just noticed that in the Wrecking Crew - as Matt picks up his jacket to leave there is dust on the pink cushions around the jacket BUT not under it which shows a concern for detail by the film crew - kudos. The music is great !


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