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Rollover (1981)

An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.

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Hubbell Smith
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Maxwell Emery
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Roy Lefcourt
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Sal Naftari
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Jerry Fewster
Ron Frazier ...
Gil Hovey
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Betsy Okamoto
Crocker Nevin ...
Warner Ackerman
Marvin Chatinover ...
Henry Lipscomb
Ira Wheeler ...
Mr. Whitelaw (as Ira B. Wheeler)
Paul Hecht ...
Khalid
Norman Snow ...
Hishan
Nelly Hoyos ...
Sally Sockwell ...
Mrs. Fewster
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An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.

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The most erotic thing in their world was money.


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11 December 1981 (USA)  »

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Das Rollover-Komplott  »

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Maxwell Emery: Listen me out! Money, capital, has a life of its own. It's a force of the nature like gravity, like the oceans, it flows where it wants to flow. This whole thing with the Arabs and gold is inevitable, we're just going with the tide. The only question is whether you wanna let it go like an unguided missile and raise hell or whether you wanna keep it in the hands of responsible people, keep it channable, keep it quiet.
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A head of its time
23 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Funny how art ultimately imitates life. This movie is like a Nostradomus vision of our current economic situation. Only difference is that the villains aren't Arabs, we just have to look in to the mirror to see who did it to us. Time to buy gold? Time to stock up on emergency provisions? Ebay's founder, PIERRE OMIDYAR, moved to Hawaii but has contingency plans in case of pandemic or economic collapse. See: The Honolulu Advertiser, article on front page of March, 22, 2009. It is a real hoot to see how a billionaire views the world!

So don't forget to stock up on food and water, and if you can't afford a security detail of ex-secret service agents, find yourself a good firearm to protect you and your loved ones.


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