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The Greek Tycoon (1978)

The life of the Greek tycoon Aristotelis Onassis.

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Spyros Tomasis
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Nico Tamasis
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President James Cassidy
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Simi Tomasis
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Sophia Matalas (as Marilu Tolo)
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Michael Russell
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Paola Scotti
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John Cassidy
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Nancy Cassidy
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Robert Keith
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John Bennett ...
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Katherine Schofield ...
Helena
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The life of the Greek tycoon Aristotelis Onassis.

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She was the most famous woman in the world. He was a peasant, a pirate, a shark. What he couldn't buy with money he stole with charm. See more »

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24 August 1978 (Netherlands)  »

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L'empire du Grec  »

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Trivia

Based upon the life of Jacqueline Bouvier who was married to President John F. Kennedy and Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. See more »

Quotes

Liz Cassidy: You're an animal! How dare you! You bastard!
Theo Tomasis: God, what a woman! Let's go and make love.
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Crazy Credits

(Because this is so obviously inspired by Aristotle Onassis and Jackie Kennedy) "The characters in this film are fictitious and any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental". See more »

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Spoofed in Movie Madness (1982) See more »

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Speed Boat
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Music by Mike Moran and Harry Rabinowitz
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Rich Greek marries a rich American widow
10 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Anthony Quinn is perfectly cast in the role of a wealthy Greek aristocrat to Jacqueline Bisset's rich American widow. Set in the 1970s, the acting is passable though not fantastic. Quinn's turn is the best, though, as he plays an emotional, powerful man who is used to having his way in and out of the boardroom. Thinly veiled plot, you can figure out what is going to happen in the movie during the first few minutes, but it is worth sitting through for the scenery of the Greek islands. Even if the volume is turned to mute, it is nice to see how rich and famous frolic aboard yachts, in pools and on the beach. Serious film critics might just see this film as a glorified television movie of the week.


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