A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob three safety deposit boxes containing $1.5 million in cash belonging to three very different criminals from a high-tech security bank in Hamburg, Germany.

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Mr. Kessel
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Attorney
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Sarge
Arthur Brauss ...
Candy Man
Robert Stiles ...
Major
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Granich
Bob Herron ...
Bodyguard (as Robert Herron)
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Helga
Hans Hutter ...
Karl
Monica Stender ...
Berta
Horst Hesslein ...
Bruno
Wolfgang Kuhlman ...
Furcoat
Klaus Schichan ...
Knifeman (as Klaus Tschichan)
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Storyline

Several criminals use safe deposit boxes in a German bank to store large amounts of illicit cash. An employee of the bank learns who they are by means of a prostitute they all patronize, and devises a clever plan with her to steal the money. Now the criminals can't go to the police, but they can try to steal the money back... Written by Anonymous

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The title is "$". That's right "$". Everybody wishes they had more "$" WARREN BEATTY & GOLDIE HAWN do something about it as two modern day Robin hoods...stealing "$" from the rich (the bad guys) to give to the poor (themselves). Suspense, comedy, chase scenes...Try It! You'll Like It! See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Trivia

The most important set was located in the Kunsthalle, the popular art museum, situated in the heart of Hamburg. The museum's directors agreed to close a portion of the museum which was an ideal place to build a bank set director Richard Brooks required for a four week period. The construction and filming had to be accomplished without interrupting the flow of visitors to the art and sculpture displays, and was accomplished when a portion of the hall was partitioned and closed off from the main entrance. Under the careful guardianship of art director and scenic designer Guy Sheppard, a "bank" was built so real in appearance, that employees of the Dresdner Bank and the American Express Bank across the street delighted in visiting it, and talking about it. In addition to the set, the Kunsthalle Museum furnished offices for the company, as well as dressing rooms, wardrobe quarters, film storage, and a special editing room, where Brooks could view the company's day-to-day efforts on a screen larger than the usual movie. See more »

Goofs

If the pick-lock key had fallen into Joe's pant-cuff instead of the floor, it would not have made a clink. See more »

Quotes

[with the Candy Man and the Major looking on, Sarge is on the phone with Mr. Kessell trying to get Joe's home address]
Sarge: [into the phone; cheerful tone] So anyway, I go to the hotel to get my baggage and it isn't here.
[pause]
Sarge: Yeah, those stupid mothers never put it on the connecting plane to Munich. Now get this, my address book is inside the missing suitcase. So here we are with no way to contact my old friend Joe without knowing where he lives.
Mr. Kessel: [into the phone] His number is not listed. I don't ...
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Crazy Credits

The title (that is, the original title "$") appears only in the form of a giant character, as would be used in a sign, being transported by a crane while the other opening credits are displayed in the usual way. See more »

Connections

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Do It To It
Written by Quincy Jones (uncredited)
Sung by Little Richard
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An unknown masterpiece!
16 October 2002 | by (Brooklyn) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie, and it is one of the more memorable movies I have ever seen. It has the perfect mix of character development, humor, drama, location, kooky characters, shady characters and plot twists. The chase scene climax (lasting about thirty minutes) is similar to that of "The Road Warrior" - something that keeps on going on and where you never get bored. Beatty and Hawn did their best work together in this flick, and it gives the viewer a snapshot of what it was like to be alive in the era of the early seventies. If you are looking to see a "lost classic", this movie will do it.


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