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Bank Shot (1974)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  31 July 1974 (USA)
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A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer ... See full summary »

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Andrew Constable
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Streiger
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A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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The Mission Bell Bank. Here Comes The Ballantine Gang. There Goes The Bank. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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31 July 1974 (USA)  »

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The Bank Shot  »

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When Ballentine goes to the drugstore to purchase saltpeter, he requests Potassium Sulfate, rather than Potassium Nitrate. See more »

Quotes

[Hearing the initial plan to rob the bank]
Walter Upjohn Ballentine: I'm going to get up from this table. I'm going to walk to the nearest police station, and I'm going to turn myself in. And they will take me back to Stryker's funny farm, where at least I was safe...
[He looks around at the others]
Walter Upjohn Ballentine: ...and sane. And I pity the poor schmuck who tries... to stop me.
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Don't be fooled by the low rating!
18 May 2001 | by (Las Vegas) – See all my reviews

This movie was lots of fun from start to finish with Scott in an unusual comic role. The madcap hijinxs that ensue are outrageous and the excellent cast of characters do a fine job. I'm not sure why the very low rating- were people looking for masterpiece theatre? Sit back and enjoy this 70s romp that's much better than most "great" movies I've seen lately.


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