Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become romantically involved.

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Nigel Lawton
Patrick Magee ...
Ernst Mueller
Al Matthews ...
Ferguson
Susan Littler ...
Sheila
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Insp. Vanderveld
Isabel Dean ...
Mrs. Willis
Wolf Kahler ...
De Gooyer
Andrew Ray ...
Pilbrow
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Douglas Wilmer ...
Maxwell Levy
Geoffrey Russell ...
Tobin
Ronald Hines ...
Capt. Small
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Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become romantically involved.

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They're having the time of their lives, committing the crime of a lifetime. See more »


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20 June 1980 (USA)  »

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Roughcut  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Prior to this movie, director Don Siegel, noted for this violent action thrillers, regularly told interviewers that he would like to make a comedy or even a romantic movie sometime. This film was his first in these genres. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sheila: Oh Jack, let's dance, shall we dance? And let's have some more champagne.
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Featured in Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) See more »

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I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
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Written by Duke Ellington and Paul Francis Webster
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Charming romantic caper movie; awesome leads
27 October 2001 | by (Princeton, NJ) – See all my reviews

Rough Cut is delicious froth, a shiny bauble of wonderfully made costume jewelry - not the real thing, but so much fun you don't care how silly and artificial it is. Burt Reynolds and the overpoweringly gorgeous Lesley-Anne Down are so perfect in the lead roles that you forgive this movie its many flaws.

This is, essentially, a fairy tale. You know everything will go right, it's just a question of how. It's like the great early 1990s British show Lovejoy

  • filmed in a beautiful England of pastels and greenery, of charming U


characters and not-all-that-menacing bad guys.

It's just a very enjoyable, very romantic caper movie with two terrific stars and a fine supporting cast, filmed in splendid colors. Everything doesn't have to be Some Like It Hot.


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