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Green Ice (1981)

 -  Adventure | Romance  -  May 1981 (UK)
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A down on his luck engineer gets involved in an adventure with a mysterious woman and an emerald magnate.

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Joseph Wiley
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Holbrook
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Meno Argenti
Domingo Ambriz ...
Miguel
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Claude
Philip Stone ...
Jochim Kellerman
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Jaap
Enrique Lucero ...
Lucho the Coffee Grower
Manuel Ojeda ...
Lt. Costas
Tara Fellner ...
Kerry, Holbrook's Sister
Sandra Kerns ...
Woman at Bar
Raúl Martínez ...
General Martinez
Enrique Novi ...
Naval Officer
Miguel Ángel Fuentes ...
Herado, Argenti's Bodyguard
Delroy White ...
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A down on his luck engineer gets involved in an adventure with a mysterious woman and an emerald magnate.

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He wanted adventure...She craved revenge...Emeralds held the answer.

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Adventure | Romance

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First theatrical feature film directed by Ernest Day. See more »

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Emerald Vaults
Composed by Bill Wyman
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An underrated film that deserves a remake.
30 April 2001 | by (PS, California) – See all my reviews

In the early eighties films were made without perfectly drycleaned wardrobe, without perfect glamour hair and without enough makeup to paint a world scene. This film is one of those that puts you in the film and away from the soundstage. Granted it's not a masterpiece but the story is solid and the acting and production is pretty good. The synth/spanish soundtrack by Bill Wyman also adds greatly to the Columbian landscapes and characterization (especially Wiley's campy yet likeable theme). Be wary however that there is a long scene involving one of the worst film songs of all time (floating) which will have you grinding your teeth in anguish as you reach for the remote to fast forward through it. Wiley (Ryan O Neal) travels to Mexico and meets Holbrook (Archer), a rich babe who is fiance' to Meno (Sharif). While Meno sucks dry Mexico's supply of Emeralds what he really wants is to return to the diamond concession in South America, using Holbrook to do so. In the process of his work he becomes responsible for killing Holbrook's sister which turns her against Meno thereby teaming her with Wiley to rob Meno's emerald vault. It's a good thief thriller, some laughable moments but not a bore at all.


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