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$ -- Superstars Warren Beatty and Goldie Hawn both took on the mantle of Robin Hood as they set out to fleece the criminally over-privileged (drug dealers, racketeers, gamblers, etc.) of $1 million from a safe-deposit vault in Hamburg. He's a security expert, she's a hooker. Together they made a dynamite combination at the box-office.

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Writer:
Richard Brooks (written by)
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Release Date:
17 December 1971 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The BIG bank-heist is on! See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
European heist film that's Fun! See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Warren Beatty ... Joe Collins

Goldie Hawn ... Dawn Divine

Gert Fröbe ... Mr. Kessel

Robert Webber ... Attorney
Scott Brady ... Sarge
Arthur Brauss ... Candy Man
Robert Stiles ... Major
Wolfgang Kieling ... Granich
Bob Herron ... Bodyguard (as Robert Herron)
Christiane Maybach ... Helga
Hans Hutter ... Karl
Monica Stender ... Berta
Horst Hesslein ... Bruno
Wolfgang Kuhlman ... Furcoat
Klaus Schichan ... Knifeman (as Klaus Tschichan)
Tove Platon ... Customs
Kirsten Lahman ... Customs
Françoise Blanc ... $ Stripper (as Francoise Blanc)
Darrell Armstrong ... Associated Press
Walt Trott ... Stars and Stripes

Directed by
Richard Brooks 
 
Writing credits
Richard Brooks (written by)

Produced by
M.J. Frankovich .... producer
 
Original Music by
Quincy Jones 
 
Cinematography by
Petrus R. Schlömp (photography) (as Petrus Schloemp)
 
Film Editing by
George Grenville 
 
Makeup Department
Robert Jiras .... makeup artist (as Bob Jiras)
Barry Richardson .... hairdresser
Ernst Schmekel .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Frank Winterstein .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tom Shaw .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Olaf Ivens .... scenic designer
Joe LaBella .... props (as Joe La Bella)
Guy Sheppard .... scenic designer
 
Sound Department
Jack Haynes .... sound re-recordist
Vince Melandri .... sound editor
Arthur Piantadosi .... sound re-recordist (as Arthur R. Piantadosi)
Nancy Sammons .... assistant sound editor
Jerry Stanford .... sound editor
Richard Tyler .... sound re-recordist
Jan van der Eerden .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Karl Petri .... gaffer
Phil Stern .... stillman
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Johannes Kohner .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Murray Jordan .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Ralph James Hall .... music editor (as Ralph Hall)
 
Other crew
Elsa De Bruycker .... technical advisor
Don Elliott .... the human instrument
Al Horwits .... public relations
Gene Levy .... auditor
Marshall Schlom .... script supervisor
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Heist" - Ireland (English title) (imdb display title), UK
"Bank Jack" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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Runtime:
121 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Goldie Hawn has admitted she's never seen this movie all the way through. Perhaps too busy working at the time to attend its premiere, she finally caught up with "$" when it played on television. But she says it exhausted her patience and she shut it off at the half-way mark.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): It appears that there was an error in Sarge's calculation of how much the Candy Man's heroin-filled baseballs were worth: if "one baseball is worth $19,000, and the Candy Man has prepared 24 of them", then $19,000 multiplied by 24 is only $456,000, not $470,000. Each baseball would have to be worth $19,583.33&1/3 for 24 balls to be worth $470,000.See more »
Quotes:
Mr. Kessel:[seeing Miss Devine's heavily-loaded grocery bag] Ahhhh, Fraulein! Soooo much to eat for such a little girl
Dawn Divine:[giggling] I have no willpower!
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Soundtrack:
When You're SmilingSee more »

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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
European heist film that's Fun!, 10 July 2004
Author: shepardjessica from sparks, nevada

An entertaining Beatty/Goldie Hawn flick that really has nothing to say, but moves along like a freight-train and keeps your interest. Goldie Hawn was never cuter (except Shampoo w/Beatty) before she turned into Shirley MacLaine. Gert Frobe (Goldfinger) is befuddled and amusing. Beatty would make a great film the same year (McCabe & Mrs. Miller).

Don't expect much and you'll have a ball. Throw in Scott Brady (Lawrence Tierney's little brother) and other evil Germans and robbery becomes cool. I believe Richard Brooks directed this (In Cold Blood). He must have needed some fast cash. 6 out of 10. Best performance = Goldie Hawn.

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