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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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When the law has a job they can't handle... they need a man outside the law. See more »

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17 February 1984 (USA)  »

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Hizli soyguncu  »

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$17,500,000 (USA)
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Star Billing: Tom Selleck (1st), Jane Seymour (2nd), Lauren Hutton, Bob Hoskins (4th), Joe Regalbuto (5th), Ed Lauter (6th) and Warren Clarke (7th). See more »

Quotes

Peter Breeze: You have to do it.
Nick Lassiter: No I don't, Breeze. There's men with guns in there.
Peter Breeze: They've got 'em in Sing-Sing, too.
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Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
Music by George Gershwin and lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Performed by Peter Skellern
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Strong Bond-esque Show Led By All Star Cast
26 April 2001 | by (Moorhead, Minnesota) – See all my reviews

Lassiter stars Tom Selleck and Bond-girl Jane Seymour. Lassiter, like Bond gets into similar situations and in the end triumphs over the enemy. Lassiter has action, beautiful stars, acting, and enough plot to keep it going. It's not perfect, nor a hidden gem, but it should not be forgotten either. It's worth an evening and a bag of popcorn.


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