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Rough Cut (1980)

 -  Adventure | Comedy | Crime  -  19 June 1980 (USA)
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A romantic comedy with action and suspense. Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become ... See full summary »

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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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A romantic comedy with action and suspense. Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become romantically involved. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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


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19 June 1980 (USA)  »

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Rough Cut  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Burt Reynolds received top / first billing, Lesley-Anne Down received second billing and David Niven received third billing. 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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Connections

Featured in Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) See more »

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Boogie Boogie Woogie
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Written by Al Matthews and Pierre Tubbs
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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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