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The Olsen Gang Sees Red (1976)
"Olsen-banden ser rødt" (original title)

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Egon and the gang are hired to stage a robbery of an antique Chinese vase for an economically challenged baron. Naturally they fooled, which infuriates Egon. The gang tries to get back at ... See full summary »

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Kirsten Walther ...
Jes Holtsø ...
Børge Jensen (as Jes Holtsøe)
Lene Brøndum ...
Fie
Bjørn Watt-Boolsen ...
Ove Verner Hansen ...
Frits
Ejner Federspiel ...
Joachim
Axel Strøbye ...
Ole Ernst ...
Buster Larsen ...
Chefen
Bent Mejding ...
Dirigenten
Freddy Koch ...
Den Hollandske herre
Else-Marie ...
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Egon and the gang are hired to stage a robbery of an antique Chinese vase for an economically challenged baron. Naturally they fooled, which infuriates Egon. The gang tries to get back at the baron by switching the vase with a cheap Hong Kong copy. One attempt is made during the barons hunting party, where Egon ends up being bricked up in the catacombs. In another attempt, the gang has to coordinate breaking through several walls at The Royal Theater in Copenhagen with the "Elverhøj" overture. Written by Anonymous

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1 October 1976 (Denmark)  »

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Az Olsen-banda bosszúja  »

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The Baron's family motto "Honi soit qui pense" means "Shame on those who think". It is a corruption of the motto of the English Order of the Garter: "Honi soit qui mal y pense", meaning "Shame on those who think evil about this". See more »

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In preparation for the final coup at the Kopenhagen opera house, Egon orders that they obtain 16 explosive charges. During the actual coup, however, there are 24 explosions. See more »

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Followed by Olsen-banden går i krig (1978) See more »

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The absolute best Olsen Banden movie
4 March 1999 | by (Århus, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most funny movies I have seen. It is so well done all the way. Not only does it contain the best scene ever put on film, where Olsen Banden breaks through the dressing rooms at the Royal Danish Theater, which has no match anywhere on film, but it also contains a multitude of other genius scenes created by the wizards Henning Bahs and Erik Balling. This is a real treat. Enjoy it.


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