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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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John Cassidy
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Robert Keith
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Helena
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The life of the Greek tycoon Aristotelis Onassis.

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24 August 1978 (Netherlands)  »

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L'empire du Grec  »

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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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Referenced in The Ecstasy Girls (1979) See more »

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Let's Tango
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Music by Harry Rabinowitz
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Getting a word in edgeways
15 March 2002 | by (Leeds, Yorkshire, UK) – See all my reviews

I remember the erstwhile BBC reviewer, Barry Norman, opining that Anthony Quinn's portrayal of Theo (Ari?) had 'all the appeal of an armpit'. One or two other reviewers over the years have rather dismissed Quinn as 'overrated'. Be that as it may, I thought the great actor played his part, at times, both sensitively and sympathetically. And, of course, Jackie Bisset remains a good enough reason to watch a movie.


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