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Richard Brooks (written by)
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Release Date:
17 December 1971 (USA) See more »
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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 »
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1 nomination See more »
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world's most exhausting chase scene See more (21 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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121 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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This movie is one of few films where its title is represented by one only character [i.e. $].See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In a televised interview, Mr. Kessel speaks of Joe's carrying "the gold bars" to safety, when in fact there was only one bar.See more »
Quotes:
Dawn Divine:[into a phone] Now?
Joe Collins:[into the phone] No. The bank is crowded.
[Joe sees the Candy Man standing at the register near the vault]
Joe Collins:It's overcrowded.
Dawn Divine:Fireworks started yet?
[Joe sees the Candy Man walk past him and into the vault to his safety deposit box]
Joe Collins:Uh... that'll be any minute.
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world's most exhausting chase scene, 16 August 2014
Author: blanche-2 from United States

"$" from 1971 stars Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn, Scott Brady, Gert Frobe, and Robert Webber. Filmed in Europe, the story is about a bank security expert (Beatty) who plans on robbing said bank -- but only the safe deposit boxes belonging to thieves who can't go to the police. He's helped by a prostitute (Hawn) who has entertained these guys.

Very good heist film, with the world's longest and most exhausting chase scene I've ever seen. You'll be ready for bed by the time it's over. Warren Beatty is terrific as the cool, self-assured security man who somehow remains calm in the face of adversity. Hawn is a riot as a former Las Vegas showgirl who is a nervous wreck about her part in the heist.

I would only say, at 2 hours plus, it's a little long for what it is. They could have cut as much as a half an hour and been fine.

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