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The Big Bounce (1969)

A Vietnam veteran and ex-con is persuaded by a shady woman to rob a $50,000 payroll account on a California produce farm. But who is playing who?

Director:

Alex March

Writers:

Elmore Leonard (novel), Robert Dozier (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ryan O'Neal ... Jack Ryan
Leigh Taylor-Young ... Nancy Barker
Van Heflin ... Sam Mirakian
Lee Grant ... Joanne
James Daly ... Ray Ritchie
Robert Webber ... Bob Rodgers
Cindy Eilbacher ... Cheryl
Noam Pitlik Noam Pitlik ... Sam Turner
Victor Paul Victor Paul ... Comacho
Kevin O'Neal Kevin O'Neal ... Boy in dune buggy
Charles Cooper ... Senator
Paul Sorensen Paul Sorensen ... Senator's associate
Phyllis Davis ... Girl in bikini
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Storyline

Jack Ryan is a young Vietnam veteran with a criminal record, who gets fired from his job as a migrant laborer on a California produce farm run by the mean-spirited camp manager Bob Rodgers. Ryan then meets and teams up with the seductive Nancy Barker the secretary and mistress to the unscrupulous owner Ray Ritchie. When Ryan takes another job as a cleaner at a local motel owned by Sam Mirakian a local justice-of-the-peace, Nancy again approaches Ryan to help her rob Ritchie's safe in his house which allegedly has $50,000 of payroll money. Ryan reluctantly agrees to help with the heist, but becomes highly distrustful of Nancy, suspecting she may double-cross him to keep all the money for herself, and vice versa with her over him. Written by Matt Patay

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Nancy was beautiful...but not very pretty!

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1969 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

La perversa See more »

Filming Locations:

Carmel, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Actors Ryan O'Neal and Leigh Taylor-Young were a married couple at the time of filming. See more »

Quotes

Jack Ryan: B & E.
Nancy Barker: What's that?
Jack Ryan: Breaking and entering.
Nancy Barker: You mean you just go into peoples' houses and take things?
Jack Ryan: Well, there wouldn't be much point otherwise, would there?
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The Big Bounce
Written by Mike Curb and Guy Hemric
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Could the music be any worse ???
29 January 2002 | by h2oboy979See all my reviews

Well basically my description says it all... not a bad movie but terrible music, especially from a period of such GREAT music. The music really ruins the movie. It's about a worker who gets in a fight and hits another worker in the face with a bat and well i dont want to ruin the movie if you feel like seeing it, despite the music....


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