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The Wrecking Crew (1968)

The count has stolen enough gold to cause a financial crisis in the world markets so I.C.E. sends in ace spy Matt Helm to stop him. As Matt works alone, the British send in Freya to aid ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Matt Helm
... Linka Karensky
... Freya Carlson
... Yu-Rang
... Count Massimo Contini
... Lola Medina
... MacDonald
John Brascia ... Karl
Weaver Levy ... Kim
... Gregor
Bill Saito ... Ching
Fuji ... Toki
... Frankie
Ted Jordan ... Guard (as Ted H. Jordan)
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The count has stolen enough gold to cause a financial crisis in the world markets so I.C.E. sends in ace spy Matt Helm to stop him. As Matt works alone, the British send in Freya to aid Matt, but it seems that Freya causes more problems than she solves. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Matt Helm Is Alive And Well And Swinging In Copenhagen--So Far! See more »


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Rated PG for sensuality, violence and some language | See all certifications »
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25 December 1968 (Canada)  »

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The House of Seven Joys  »

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Columbia production number 8869. See more »

Goofs

Although the two cars hit side to side several times on the mountain road, there is no visible damage to either car. See more »

Quotes

Lola Medina: I'm a gypsy, Mr. Helm. My father was a gypsy. And he taught us one thing: wise men enjoy pleasure before business.
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Coming Up Next The Ravagers See more »

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Referenced in The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009) See more »

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The Story of Love
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Performed by Dean Martin
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Sharon steals the show in best of the Helms
27 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

The best of the four Matt Helm films featuring the most entertaining plot, and the greatest number of beautiful women.Dean is funny as hell as usual, but it's Sharon's film all the way. Revealing a naturally funny comic ability, Sharon is an adorable doll, clad in unbecoming clothes and non-flattering eye glasses, before revealing the legendary Tate beauty in the memorable final scene. This film, along with Valley of the Dolls, revels the enormous potential of the tragic beauty.All in all, a good show.


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