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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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Kinda Cool!
2 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

I recently got this on DVD and I was surprised that it is not a half bad heist film! This might seem at first glance to be a low budget European flick, but if you stick with it there are some decent fight scenes, one pretty cool car chase (made the way when car chases really WERE car chases and not just done with crap computer effects like parts of the Gone In Sixty Seconds remake, where the drivers don't appear to be in any real jeopardy) and a surprisingly good heist story complete with some good plot twists and turns.

The film is dated in parts but all in all it holds up quite well. And Kirk Douglas gives a good performance as an over the hill thief wanting to pull one last score. All in all, The Master Touch is not bad way to spend an afternoon. Ciao, ciao, baby.


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