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The Master Touch (1972)
"Un uomo da rispettare" (original title)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  May 1974 (USA)
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A just released from prison professional thief decides to do one last high-risk heist, which could settle him for life or land him behind bars again.

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Credited cast:
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Steve Wallace
Giuliano Gemma ...
Marco
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Anna
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Miller
Reinhard Kolldehoff ...
Detective Hoffman (as Rene Kolldehoff)
Romano Puppo ...
Miller's Lieutenant
Bruno Corazzari ...
Eric
John Bartha ...
Murdered Security Guard
Allen Stanley
Vittorio Fanfoni
Luigi Antonio Guerra
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Herbert A.E. Böhme ...
Captain Hansmunsen
Peter Kuiper ...
Gustav
Paul Muller ...
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A just released from prison professional thief decides to do one last high-risk heist, which could settle him for life or land him behind bars again.

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To split a car in half... seduce a safe with music... send a city wild !


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A Man to Respect  »

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During the chase, one of the cars keep changing back and forth from a 1958 Plymouth two door to a 1960 Dodge four door with slightly modified tail fins. See more »

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A good action movie with truly unappealing characters
11 December 2009 | by (Massachusetts USA) – See all my reviews

Good: A superb car chase (worth the price of admission – they don't make them like that any more), some great fights (again, I don't see that kind of action in modern films), a decent heist, and a couple plot twists I didn't expect. Nice control of camera depth of field. This really could have been a great movie.

Bad: The unappealing characters just sucked the joy out of this movie. Nobody's likable. I didn't like Douglas. I didn't like his wife. I didn't like the circus performer. There's nobody to root for. Also, after the final plot twist, you can predict the rest of the movie and by then I just didn't care.

5 stars for the car chase and fights.


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