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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.

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(as Ferd Grofe Jr.)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
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No. 5
John Lupton ...
Hank
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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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Storyline

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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1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

7 djävulska män  »

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$187,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The apartment in Malibu that Smokey Roberds robs in the beginning of the movie actually belonged to director Ferde Grofé Jr. 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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Connections

Referenced in Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

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Truly a passion project
9 April 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While budgetary constraints may be evident, the plot is what probably attracted a quality actor like Richard Egan. Definitely a must see for Tarantino fans, as it seems he watched it more than a few times. The film itself was ahead of its time in terms of plot, and if it were more available, would be a favorite among heist fans. Despite the budget/filming conditions, Egan gives a great performance, giving the writing a bit more than it deserves. All in all, a good watch.


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