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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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Otage 400 S
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 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Asalto al banco de Montreal  »

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CAD 8,000,000 (estimated)
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16th highest grossing movie of its year in France. See more »

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Just a great movie...
17 April 2001 | by (Hradec Králové, Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

I like French movies generally, but this one is really great! The plot is unique enough, you just wonder, what`s going on next. Belmondo (plays the main character) is one of my most favourite actors at all. He`s funny and sympathique. And Kim Cattrall is very, very sexy... There are movies I can see over and over. Hold-Up is one of them!


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