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Hold-Up (1985)

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Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly ... See full summary »

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Lise
Guy Marchand ...
Georges
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Simon Labrosse
Jacques Villeret ...
Jeremie (Chauffeur de Taxi)
Jean-Claude de Goros ...
Inspecteur Fox
Tex Konig ...
Lasky
Raymond Aquilon ...
Frankie (Le Gardien)
Georges Carrère ...
Directeur de Banque
Yvan Ponton ...
Tremplin
Guy Provost ...
Le Maire
Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge ...
Enfant au Lapin
Richard Niquette ...
Otage (4 Enfants)
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Sophie Stanke ...
Infirmiere
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Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly manages to rid the bank of a fortune. But then an unsatisfied companion arouses trouble... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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23 October 1985 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Asalto al banco de Montreal  »

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CAD 8,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The music that Grimm (Jean-Paul Belmondo) plays in Rome is a music by Nino Rota from La Strada (1954), also featuring a clown as a main character. See more »

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Belmondo is funny
30 March 2001 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Filmed in Montréal, this movie tells the story of three friendly bandits who steal a bank. Jean-Paul Belmondo is funny as the leader of the trio. I have seen this movie 5 or 6 times and never get tired of it. It's still funny after all that time. Look for cameos by French-Canadian actors Yvan Ponton, Guy Provost, Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge, Francis Reddy and Yves Jacques.

7 out 10.


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