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The Day of the Wolves (1971)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Egan ...
Pete Anderson
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Maggie Anderson
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No. 4
Jan Murray ...
No. 1
Frankie Randall ...
No. 2
Andre Marquis ...
No. 3
Henry Capps ...
No. 6
Smokey Roberds ...
No. 7
Zaldy Zshornack ...
No. 5 (as Zaldy Zshornak)
John Lupton ...
Hank
Sean McClory ...
The Sheriff
Jack Bailey ...
The Mayor
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The Inspector (as Biff Elliott)
Percy Helton ...
The Farmer
Herb Vigran ...
The Realtor
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Gang tries to take over small town to rob its banks.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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G | See all certifications »

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1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

7 djävulska män  »

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$187,000 (estimated)
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The production was a non-union shoot and used a mixture of professional and local amateur actors and crew. Most of the crew credited in the movie were local Havasu people. See more »

Quotes

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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Low-budget sleeper

Once you get past the $1.98 production values, this one is a true treat for the mind. The gang's plot and execution are mind-boggling, and Jan Murray plays one of the most vicious criminal masterminds ever. The desert is used to good advantage, and Richard Egan's poor-man's Will Kane is well executed. See it.


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