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Cast

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Nick Lassiter
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Sara Wells
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Kari Von Fursten
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Inspector John Becker
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Peter Breeze
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Smoke
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Max Hofer
Edward Peel ...
Sgt. Allyce
Paul Antrim ...
Askew
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Quaid
Barrie Houghton ...
Eddie Lee
Peter Skellern ...
Pianist
Harry Towb ...
Roger Boardman
Belinda Mayne ...
Helen Boardman
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Sweeny (as Morgan Sheppard)
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Storyline

Lassiter is a handsome jewel thief operating in London in the late 1930s. One day he is arrested and told that if he wishes to avoid prison, he must break into the heavily guarded German Embassy in London and steal millions in Gems. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Action | Crime | Mystery

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17 February 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hizli soyguncu  »

Box Office

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$17,500,000 (USA)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Brian Coburn was dubbed by David de Keyser. See more »

Quotes

Nick Lassiter: You going shooting?
Kari Von Fursten: It's not shooting, it's killing. The birds are driven; there is no sport.
Nick Lassiter: Why shoot them?
Kari Von Fursten: I like to kill them. Don't you?
Nick Lassiter: Yes, but with a club while someone holds them down.
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Soundtracks

Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
Music by George Gershwin and lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Performed by Peter Skellern
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The best Tom Selleck movie.
4 March 1999 | by (Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA) – See all my reviews

This is the first movie I ever reviewed in my hobby/career as a movie critic. When I first viewed it, I wasn't impressed. It's one of those movies that you'll find is better with a second viewing. It has interesting characters and while it has a copycat scene right out of 'The Sting', it is still an entertaining romp set in pre World War II Europe with impressive sets, costumes and the Nazi element thrown in as villains for great conflict. A worthwhile movie to view and to be taken for what it is. Selleck is very good but the best character in the film is an English police officer played by Bob Hoskins.


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