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 ...
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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 all gems. But who's the fake? 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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Producer David Merrick delayed the start of principal photography so that Burt Reynolds could finish work on his previous movie, Starting Over (1979). Reynolds gave up director approval on this film because of this, so when directors were fired twice on this picture, Reynolds had no say in the matter. 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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Don't Get Around Much Anymore
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Written by Duke Ellington and Bob Russell
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The Only Thing I Liked About This Film Was The Poster!
14 September 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Yes, the poster for this film. The neat image of sparkling, cut diamonds slipping through Burt Reynolds fingers. That's pretty much all I liked about this flick. Burt stars as a jewel thief who pulls off a heist in jolly old England. There's a very dated scene where one of the guys in Burt's crew shows of his collection of Nazi memorabilia. Nice. Not. But the Nazi dude then does his part in the caper working alongside the token black dude in the crew, so I guess the character's more liberal minded than the average Nazi. Don Siegel is usually a kickass director (i.e. Dirty Harry etc.) but he isn't here. Skip this film, you'll thank me in the morning, dear...over 'n' out...


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