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Diamonds (1975)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  22 October 1975 (USA)
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Richard Roundtree (SHAFT), Robert Shaw (JAWS) and $100 Million of the Hottest Rocks in the World!

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Charles / Earl Hodgson
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Archie
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Sally (as Barbara Seagull)
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Zelda Shapiro
Joseph Shiloach ...
Mustafa (as Joseph Shiloah)
Shaike Ophir ...
Moshe (as Shai K. Ophir)
Gadi Yagil ...
Gaby (as Gadi Yageel)
Yona Elian ...
Zippi (as Jona Elian)
Yehuda Efroni ...
Salzburg
Yossi Graber ...
Rabinowitz (as Joseph Graber)
Bomba Tzur ...
Momo (as Bomba Zur)
Aryeh Moskona ...
Avram (as Arie Moscona)
Tali Goldberg ...
Policewoman
Arik Dichner ...
Arik
Chen Plotkin ...
Danny Rabinowitz
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Richard Roundtree (SHAFT), Robert Shaw (JAWS) and $100 Million of the Hottest Rocks in the World!

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Diamonds Were Forever

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Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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22 October 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Diamond Shaft  »

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Trivia

The Graff Jewellery Store in Knightsbridge, London that was used as Charles Hodgson's place or work was itself robbed of £1.4m worth of jewels on 11 September 1980. The robbers' haul included the Marlborough Diamond, then valued at £400,000. See more »

Goofs

The prison from which Archie is released was, and is, a Young Offenders Institution. No one of Archie's ostensible age would have been confined there. See more »

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Diamonds
Written by Jack Fishman and Roy Budd
Performed by The Three Degrees
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Israeli caper
21 September 2006 | by (Tokyo, Japan) – See all my reviews

Pretty decent heist flick benefits from better than average perfs from Shaw and Shaft.

Golan decides to film it all in the Holy Land which, if nothing else, gives it some excellent cinematography to work in front of.

Shaw shows that he could have been James Bond. He looked great in the role. One almost wonders why the Oscars didn't call on him more often.

Shaft Roundtree made an excellent balance for him too. He did the hired muscle routine with a touch of class.

I'm trying to figure out Shelly Winters role though. It seemed like the producers just wanted to hire her just to hire her. Don't get me wrong. She did fine in the part. But why was it there? Dated a lot. But still a thrill ride.


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