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Director:
Writers:
Claude Lelouch (film "La bonne annee")
Warren Lane (screenplay)
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Release Date:
7 August 1987 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Small time crooksters Nick and Charlie have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Peter Falk ... Nick

Charles Durning ... Charlie

Claude Lelouch ... Man on Train
Gary Maas ... Fence
Jack Hrkach ... Bellboy

Tom Courtenay ... Edward Saunders
Earleen Carey ... Winston Sales Girl

Debra Garrett ... Winston Sales Girl (as Debbie Garrett)

Karina Etcheverry ... Winston Sales Girl
Ted Bartsch ... Doorman

Wendy Hughes ... Carolyn

Tracy Brooks Swope ... Nina

Joan Copeland ... Sunny Felix
Cloyce Morrow ... Dinner Guest

Anthony Heald ... Dinner Guest
Peter Sellars ... Dinner Guest

Daniel Gerroll ... Curator
Bruce Malmuth ... Police Lieutenant
Gary Richardson ... Sargeant
D.L. Blakely ... Guard
Clarence Thomas ... Warden
Pinky Pincus ... Joe
Gary Cox ... Young Con
Yoshiko Minami ... Oriental Housekeeper
Dian Piccolo ... Julie
Ray Jason ... Young Con's Father
Jackie Davis ... Cabbie #1

Fritz Bronner ... Steve

Ruben Rabasa ... Maitre D' (as Reuben Rabasa)
Richard Street ... Temptation
Ron Tyson ... Temptation
Otis Williams ... Temptation
Ali Woodson ... Temptation
Melvin Franklin ... Temptation (as David English)
Sal Carollo ... Frankie G.
Don Kalpakis ... Bartender

Bruce Kirby ... Taxi Driver
Ellen Simmons ... Proprietress

Dan Fitzgerald ... Airline Ticket Clerk
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steven Elwell ... Baritone Sax Player on Corner (uncredited)

Directed by
John G. Avildsen 
 
Writing credits
Claude Lelouch (film "La bonne annee")

Warren Lane (screenplay)

Produced by
William J. Cassidy .... associate producer
Al Ruban .... executive producer (as Allan Ruban)
Jerry Weintraub .... producer
 
Original Music by
Bill Conti 
 
Cinematography by
James Crabe (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Jane Kurson 
 
Casting by
Bonnie Timmermann 
 
Production Design by
William J. Cassidy 
 
Art Direction by
William F. Matthews 
 
Set Decoration by
Don K. Ivey 
 
Costume Design by
Jodie Lynn Tillen 
 
Makeup Department
Frank Bianco .... hair stylist
Elvira C. Garofalo .... makeup artist
Peter Garofalo .... makeup artist
Diane Johnson .... hair stylist
Robert Laden .... special prosthesis makeup
 
Production Management
Al Ruban .... unit production manager (as Allan Ruban)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Chory .... second assistant director
Clifford C. Coleman .... first assistant director
Bruce Malmuth .... second unit director
 
Art Department
John Balling .... scenic artist
Eugene Bright .... construction carpenter
Michael Bright .... construction carpenter
Harold Collins .... construction coordinator (as Harold Collins Jr.)
James P. Crapser .... propmaker
Daniel Duarte .... shop person
Jose Duarte .... scenic artist
Richard Helfritz .... leadman
Scott Jacobson .... greensman
William Kellow .... construction carpenter
James Latham .... construction foreman
James Robinson II .... assistant prop man
Nicholas J. Romanac .... prop master
D. Rex Downham .... greensman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
John H. Arrufat .... supervising sound editor (as J.H. Arrufat)
Destiny Borden .... assistant sound editor
Don Digirolamo .... sound re-recording mixer
Doreen A. Dixon .... supervising adr editor
Robert Glass .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Knudson .... sound re-recording mixer (as Buzz Knudson)
Tom C. McCarthy .... supervising sound editor
Rick Roberts .... cable man
James Sabat .... sound mixer
Louis Sabat .... boom man (as Lou Sabat)
Vanessa Theme Ament .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
J.B. Jones .... special effects
 
Stunts
Chick Bernhardt .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bert Bertolami .... best boy grip
Jerry Bertolami .... dolly grip
Thomas Cocheo .... rigging grip
Robert Destolfe .... still photographer (as Robert De Stolfe)
Robert Heine .... second assistant camera
Edward Knott III .... key grip
Ross A. Maehl .... chief lighting technician (as Ross Maehl)
William McConnell .... first assistant camera
John McGowan .... first assistant camera (as Jonathan McGowan)
Michael McGowan .... camera operator
Robert Ulland .... Steadicam operator
Robert Ulland .... second assistant camera
Phil Walker .... rigging lighting technician
Pierre Roseman .... best boy electric (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Deborah Aquila .... casting assistant
Enid Howel .... extra casting (as Enid Howell)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Linda Benedict-Pierce .... wardrobe assistant (as Linda Benedict)
Mary Lou Byrd .... wardrobe supervisor
Vivian Cocheo .... wardrobe supervisor: men
 
Editorial Department
Timothy Alverson .... assistant editor
Gaston Santiso .... apprentice editor
Jonathan P. Shaw .... assistant editor (as Jonathan Shaw)
Penelope Shaw .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jack Eskew .... orchestrator
Stephen A. Hope .... music editor
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Dan Wallin .... music scoring mixer
 
Transportation Department
Huey Laborde .... transportation captain
William Rogers .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Jean Bass .... first aid
Mark Bass .... production assistant
Helen Caldwell .... assistant: Peter Falk
Jan Forman Campi .... assistant production auditor (as Jan Foreman)
Jack Cowden .... script supervisor
Dan Curry .... title designer
Susan Ekins .... assistant: Jerry Weintraub
Pete Emmet .... unit publicist
Jennifer Erskine .... assistant: Jerry Weintraub
Joyce Wilson Fetherolf .... assistant: John G. Avildsen (as Joyce Fetherolf)
Luke Halpin .... marine coordinator
Joel Hatch .... production assistant
Kobrin .... assistant: John G. Avildsen (as Rob Kobrin)
Kip Langello .... production assistant
Carol Lees .... production associate
Dan Malmuth .... assistant: John G. Avildsen (as Daniel Malmuth)
Margaret Mitchell .... production auditor (as Margaret A. Mitchell)
Bruce Edward Pflueger .... production assistant (as Bruce Pflueger)
Chuck Porretto .... production assistant
Bill Randall .... production assistant
Celia Randolph .... assistant production coordinator
Charles E. Ruban .... assistant location manager (as Charles Ruban)
Doug Seelig .... assistant: John G. Avildsen (as Douglas Seelig)
Jeffrey W. Stacey .... location manager (as Jeffrey Stacey)
Cynthia Streit .... production coordinator (as Cyndy Streit)
Marcia Tangen .... first aid
Sherry Thorup .... assistant location manager
Harry Winston .... jewels
 

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Runtime:
85 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Cameo: [Claude Lelouch]???. Lelouch is the director of Happy New Year (1973), of which this film is a remake.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Fisher King (1991)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Only Have Eyes for YouSee more »

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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
More or less?, 8 February 1999
Author: bato-2 from Nogales, Arizona

This movie probably passed by the box office like a cocaine bag in the bronx. But it wasn´t that bad. What´s more: it was amusing to watch how Peter Falk and his partner steal a jewerly dressed as an old man. The acting was nothing out of this world, and the plot was just about fine. But the music theme was really sticky, I can still hear that anoying but entertaining tone. If you see this on T.V. it´s ok, but I wouldn´t rent it at a price higher than 2 dollars.

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