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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
...
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.

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The perfect crime... or was it? See more »

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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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The first scenes in the movie of Smokey Roberds, Hank Cappa and Andre Marquis pulling robberies were needed in order to bring the movie up the required running time, and were shot last. 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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User Reviews

 
Lousy production values, lean acting, ingenious plot
7 July 2001 | by (Harpers Ferry, VA) – See all my reviews

Low-budget doesn't begin to describe the cheesy production values of this independent heist movie. The piped-in music, limited camera angles, and production glitches remind me of a porno movie. But, the plot is ingenious -- as gripping as I've seen in a crime movie in 30 years. And, although some of the dialogue is ridiculous in the scenes between townspeople in the first third of the film, all of the dialogue, amongst the criminals and among the law officers once the crime is on, is gritty and realistic. A few story twists help the proceedings along to a most satisfactory conclusion.


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