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Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981)
"Varning för Jönssonligan" (original title)

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The movie begins with the Jönsson gang making a minor burglary. It goes wrong and the gang leader, Sickan, gets caught. After he has spent 10 months in jail, Vanheden and Rocky come to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gösta Ekman ...
Ulf Brunnberg ...
Nils Brandt ...
Siw Malmkvist ...
Eivor
Jan-Olof Strandberg ...
Kriminalkommissarie Svensson
Tomas Norström ...
Kriminalassistent Holm
Per Grundén ...
Weiron Holmberg ...
Bengt Stenberg ...
Hans Sundberg ...
Dr. Schmetterlink
Urban Sahlin ...
Gymnastiktränaren
Jean-Paul Chakbazos ...
Shejken
Claes Thelander ...
Berusad man
Lillemor Planck ...
Berusad kvinna
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The movie begins with the Jönsson gang making a minor burglary. It goes wrong and the gang leader, Sickan, gets caught. After he has spent 10 months in jail, Vanheden and Rocky come to welcome him when he's released. But he doesn't take notice of them, and he's picked up by the mysterious banker Wall-Enberg Jr. instead. He wants Sickan to perform a burglary in Switzerland, in order to retrieve the famous Bedford Diamonds. Sickan does this but is fooled by Wall-Enberg and nearly gets caught. When he returns to Sweden and re-unites with his old gang members, he's set on revenge, both physically and psychologically... Written by Anders E Lundin

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Sehr Schön! Ja, jag ser sjön

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4 December 1981 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Beware of the Jonsson Gang!  »

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SEK 22,022,375 (Sweden)
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Crazy Credits

Character name Charles Ingvar Jönsson is misspelled in the end credits as "Charel Ingvar Jönsson". See more »

Connections

Followed by The Jönsson Gang & Dynamite Harry (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Har du sett min lilla katt
Music and lyrics by Felix Körling
Performed by Gösta Ekman
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Superb!
11 January 2003 | by (Skövde, Sweden) – See all my reviews

A cult classic in Swedish movies. This is the first movie with the criminal league called Jönssonligan named after the "leader" Charles-Ingvar "Sickan" Jönsson. I have loved these movies the day the came. It blends clever burgler tricks with comedy. The funniest actor is of course Gösta Ekman. He's great as the little bit confused and clumsy but intelligent "Sickan" and he comes up the plans and his colleagues helps him. This is a true classic.


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