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Max and the Junkmen (1971)
"Max et les ferrailleurs" (original title)

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Max is a Paris detective, aloof, independently wealthy, and frustrated by gangs of robbers whom he cannot catch. To re-establish his stature and save face, he decides to inveigle a group of... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Max
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Julia Anna Ackermann / 'Lily'
Georges Wilson ...
Le Commissaire
Bernard Fresson ...
Abel Maresco
François Périer ...
Rosinsky
Boby Lapointe ...
Lui Serafino / 'P'tit Lu'
Michel Creton ...
Robert Saidani
Henri-Jacques Huet ...
A. Cyriaque / 'Dromadaire'
Jacques Canselier ...
Jean-Marie Patinet / 'Jean-Jean'
Alain Grellier ...
Guy
Maurice Auzel ...
Antoine Chantoiseau / 'Tony'
Philippe Léotard ...
Losfeld
Robert Favart ...
Loiselle
Dominique Zardi ...
Baraduch
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Albert Augier ...
One of Lily's clients
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Max is a Paris detective, aloof, independently wealthy, and frustrated by gangs of robbers whom he cannot catch. To re-establish his stature and save face, he decides to inveigle a group of petty thieves (led by an old acquaintance) to rob a bank. A reluctant captain provides Max intelligence and Max starts spending evenings with Lilly, a prostitute who's the girlfriend of the group's leader. He poses as a rich banker with money to burn and encourages Lilly to think about her future. He hints at a payroll that comes through his bank. The plot works, the petty thieves think they're ready for a big score, and the cops are in place. What could go wrong with Max's cold plan? Who's entrapped? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

17 February 1971 (France)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$11,264 (USA) (10 August 2012)

Gross:

$33,065 (USA) (11 January 2013)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Marlène Jobert was approached for the part of "Lily". She admitted later having hesitated too long because of the nature of the role and, while she was promoting "Le passager de la pluie" (1969) in the U.S., Claude Sautet finally turned to Romy Schneider. See more »

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Romy the divine
12 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I went to see this movie today in NEW YORK is going to be show for one week only and for the first time is show in USA, the movie is very good with a great end but what make this movie good is ROMY SCHNEIDER 1938-1982 when she came out in the screen ,she play a prostitute named lily, the question i ask myself was how come somebody can be so beautiful so perfect i have not word to described this woman and beside her talent she was so good in her part i love this movie, ROMY IN REAL LIFE WAS NEVER HAPPY SHE HAVE A5 YEARS LOVE AFFAIR WITH ALAIN DELON AND AFTER THAT SHE MARRIED THE FATHER OF HER LATE SON David EVENTUALLY SHE DIVORCED HIM AND MARRIED DANIEL BIASINI THE FATHER OF HER DAUGHTER SARAH


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