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Love Among Thieves (1987)

Romantic mystery-heist story about a baroness and concert pianist who is forced to steal some priceless Faberge eggs and deliver them to ransom her kidnapped fiancé in Latin America.

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Mike Chambers
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Alan Channing
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Spicer
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Andre
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Solange
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Ian
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Booking officer
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Mazo
Alma Beltran ...
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San Francisco desk clerk
Robert Cota ...
Waiter in cafe (as Bob Cota)
Dante D'Andre ...
Doctor
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Hooker
Tonyo Meléndez ...
Airport official
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Caroline DuLac, a baroness and concert pianist, steals three jewel-encrusted Faberge eggs from a San Francisco museum. The eggs were demanded as ransom for her kidnapped fiancé. She boards a plane for the Latin American city of Ladera, as per instructions, and is met by Mike Chambers. Caroline first believes that Mike is one of the kidnappers, until a mysterious man in a trench-coat tries to kill her, and Mike comes to the rescue. They are then both captured by a band of Mexican bandits, who also may or may not be part of the scheme. Written by alfiehitchie

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23 February 1987 (USA)  »

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Here a Thief, There a Thief  »

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This movie reunites former Colditz (TV series)stars Robert Wagner and Christopher Neame. See more »

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The Countess and Chambers are robbed by bandits in their car, which appears to be stripped, yet after the "wedding ceremony" not only is the car intact, the Countess still has her bags with the eggs in it. See more »

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References Charade (1963) See more »

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A delightful movie
2 October 2004 | by (California, U.S.) – See all my reviews

I enjoy this movie more each time I watch it. It at it has all of the elements that make for a good romantic comedy.

The main characters - portrayed on the one hand by the inimitable Audrey Hepburn and on the other by the still sleek Robert Wagner -are as lively and believable as ever. We are given as a bonus the added abilities of Jerry Orbach as the mysterious bad - good guy.

All of the elements of the classic romantic comedy are in evidence here.

There is a great cast. There is incisive and clever dialogue. There is the element of danger without being so dramatic that one forgets that one is watching a comedy. There is the hate / love relationship that develops, with the viewers permission, into a love / hate and then a love only relationship.

Best yet it is all folded up in the course of an almost unbelievable story. Surely the mark of a good Romance.


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