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Love Among Thieves (1987)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Comedy | Crime  -  23 February 1987 (USA)
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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
Kenneth Kimmins ...
Booking officer
Ismael 'East' Carlo ...
Mazo
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Airline clerk
John Davis Chandler ...
San Francisco desk clerk
Robert Cota ...
Waiter in cafe (as Bob Cota)
Dante D'Andre ...
Doctor
Joy Garrett ...
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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A pastiche of Audrey Hepburn's earlier films Charade (1963) and How to Steal a Million (1966), with dialog references to some of her other films. See more »

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While on the train, they are about to dropped of in the middle of nowhere, but a modern highway bridge is visible through the window a few moments before they are escorted off the train. Once off the train, the bridge and road are nowhere in sight. See more »

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References Charade (1963) See more »

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Not classic Audrey by any means but...
3 January 2003 | by (Tampa, Florida) – See all my reviews

Certainly worth watching for the cast alone. Hepburn and a bearish Robert Wagner spend much of their time sniping wickedly at each other in this otherwise standard stolen goods adventure. It is sometimes funny, occasionally offbeat (the bandit's ball is a very bizarre trip), and offers a few tiny surprises along the way. Also interesting to see Jerry Orbach, best known as smartass detective Lenny Briscoe on NBC's "Law & Order", playing a rotten creep on Audrey's trail. Only problem I had with the film is the hideous red & white polka-dotted dress Aud' wears in the first half of the film, made up for somewhat by two gorgeous Givenchy gowns elsewhere in the production. There's also featured a fabulous villain's mansion hidden away in the Latin-American desert at which I wouldn't mind vacationing!


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