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The Day of the Wolves (1971)

G | | Crime, Drama | 1971 (USA)
Gang tries to take over small town to rob its banks.


(as Ferd Grofe Jr.)


(as Ferd Grofe Jr.)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pete Anderson
Maggie Anderson
No. 4
Jan Murray ...
No. 1
Frankie Randall ...
No. 2
Andre Marquis ...
No. 3
Henry Capps ...
No. 6
Smokey Roberds ...
No. 7
No. 5
The Sheriff
Jack Bailey ...
The Mayor
The Inspector (as Biff Elliott)
The Farmer
Herb Vigran ...
The Realtor


Gang tries to take over small town to rob its banks.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Seven strangers isolate a small town from the outside world - and sack it! See more »


Crime | Drama


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1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

7 djävulska män  »

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$187,000 (estimated)

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Did You Know?


Almost nothing of the buildings at Swansea in the "worker's section" used in the movie remains. Although the production used explosions and live ammunition, the buildings largely remained intact until the year 2000. The main cause of the buildings' demise was the removal of the wooden roofs for firewood, and not anything that was done during this production. See more »


No. 4: My name is Arnold - Mike Arnold. But last week I was known by the number 4. None of us had names, just numbers.
The Inspector: Who is the leader?
No. 4: [incredulously] He was number 1.
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Referenced in Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

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Decent "B" Movie
19 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just re-saw this "B" heist film. The plot was interesting, the acting was decent, and there are a host of washed-up former stars throughout. For fans of such films as Ocean's Eleven (both versions), The Anderson Tapes, The Killing, Assault on the Queenm,Heat, and Dayton's Devils, this is an enjoyable little film. Made on a shoe string budget; the texture of the film is fair, and the camera work makes it look like a high school production, but the over all look and feel of the movie is entertaining.

There is even a surprise ending which is comical. Richard Egan does a professional job, as does Jan Murray. However, Martha Hyer has aged badly and has lost her sexy looks from her role in the Carpetbaggers.

So, if you're a fan of caper and heist films, this is the movie for you.

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