Bunny O'Hare (1971)

GP  |   |  Comedy  |  18 October 1971 (USA)
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Bunny is a penniless widow who blackmails a robber into teaching her the trade. Soon the pair starts a successful crime spree, and the cops aren't turning a blind eye.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bunny O'Hare
Bill Green - Gruenwald
Lieutenant Greeley
Joan Delaney ...
R.J. Hart
Jay Robinson ...
John C. Rupert
Robert Foulk ...
Commissioner Dingle
Brayden Linden ...
Karen Mae Johnson ...
Lola (as Karen Rae Johnson)
Francis R. Cody ...
Rhett (as Francis Cody)
Darra Lyn Tobin ...
Elvira (as Darra Lynn Tobin)
Hank Whickham ...
J. Rob Jordan ...
Officer Nerdman
Herb Marlis ...


Bunny is a penniless widow who blackmails a robber into teaching her the trade. Soon the pair starts a successful crime spree, and the cops aren't turning a blind eye.

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ENJOY those 'GOLDEN YEARS' with the most profitable pension plan any sweet little mother ever devised




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18 October 1971 (USA)  »

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Bunny und Bill  »

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While the robbers are in town, a movie marquee behind them shows the title playing as "... Search for a Bank Robber". Ernest Borgnine's character is a wanted bank robber and prison escapee. See more »


Jack Cassidy, as Lt Horace Greeley, is being honored at a meeting. The sign for it says Honoring...Horace Greely (sic). Later on he is sitting at his desk with the nameplate of Horace Greeley on it. See more »


Bunny O'Hare: The bank took it away.
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Wildly inept
21 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

As a lifelong Bette Davis fan, I have been curious to see this for a long time. In the book 'Mother Goddam', the author states that in response to Borgnine's question 'What about your family'?, Bette says 'f--k them'! So hearing her say THAT word was another reason to want to see this movie.

Well Showtime aired it yesterday morning and I was glad to have my chance to see this, but boy is it lame. There is nothing to enjoy really, not a single thing. Davis is extremely subdued and SHE DOESN'T EVEN SMOKE or scream or use any of her famous mannerisms, and this movie could've used a little something to make it less painful. Borgnine tries hard but the odds were against him from the start.

And to top it, the line I was waiting to hear was dubbed (badly, I might add)! She says 'screw them' instead..somehow fitting, but boy was I disappointed.

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