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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 ...
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Jochim Kellerman
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Jaap
Enrique Lucero ...
Lucho the Coffee Grower
Manuel Ojeda ...
Lt. Costas
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Kerry, Holbrook's Sister
Sandra Kerns ...
Woman at Bar
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General Martinez
Enrique Novi ...
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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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The three balloons seen during the film's signature set piece, the air raid journey to the penthouse bank building vault for a tower heist of precious emerald gems, are known as "Cloudhoppers". Also known as "Lindstrand Cloudhoppers", the one person balloons, fueled by burning gas, were invented in 1979 by Per Lindstrand. According to Lindstrand's website, almost as soon as the Cloudhoppers were certified for use in the UK, they were used in this movie. See more »

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Before 'Romancing The Stone' there was 'Green Ice'
9 February 2006 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

In the Early Eighties ,There was 'Green Ice' which is a surprisingly enjoyable caper that's packed with action - Adventure,and romance, (Ryan O'Neal, plays Joe Wiley a recently divorced Electronics expert, who leaves New York, for the exotic plains of south America, where he meets the beautiful society heiress, Lillain Holbrook,(Ann Archer,

Whilst in the exotic resort of Las Hadas, O'Neal inadvertently becomes involved with Emerald Smuggling, Archer is searching for her peace activist sister, who who is brutally slain in the chilling opening sequence. Omar Sharif,plays Archer's potential but somewhat he sinister Suitor, Meno Argenti, a kingpin banished from the diamond concession but is a big player in the emerald, business,

There is a fantastic sequence, which see's O'Neal and his associate played by the ever brilliant, John Larroquette,travel in a convoy of Custom hot air balloon's to rob Sharif's emeralds,Which are housed in his Voice activated vault, Atop a glistening skyscraper,

Their is excellent Cinematography, throughout this picture particularly the aerial, shots, James Bond credits designer Maurice Binder designs the opening titles which are excellent, Former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman, infuses the film with his brilliant Synth electronic score, Like The Green Emerald's in the film Green Ice Sparkles with excellence


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