Several criminals use safe deposit boxes in a German bank to store large amounts of illicit cash. An employee of the bank learns who they are by means of a prostitute they all patronize, and devises a clever plan with her to steal the money. Now the criminals can't go to the police, but they can try to steal the money back...
The title is "$". That's right "$". Everybody wishes they had more "$" WARREN BEATTY & GOLDIE HAWN do something about it as two modern day Robin hoods...stealing "$" from the rich (the bad guys) to give to the poor (themselves). Suspense, comedy, chase scenes...Try It! You'll Like It!
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The most important set was located in the Kunsthalle, the popular art museum, situated in the heart of Hamburg. The museum's directors agreed to close a portion of the museum which was an ideal place to build a bank set director Richard Brooks
required for a four week period. The construction and filming had to be accomplished without interrupting the flow of visitors to the art and sculpture displays, and was accomplished when a portion of the hall was partitioned and closed off from the main entrance. Under the careful guardianship of art director and scenic designer Guy Sheppard
, a "bank" was built so real in appearance, that employees of the Dresdner Bank and the American Express Bank across the street delighted in visiting it, and talking about it. In addition to the set, the Kunsthalle Museum furnished offices for the company, as well as dressing rooms, wardrobe quarters, film storage, and a special editing room, where Brooks could view the company's day-to-day efforts on a screen larger than the usual movie. See more
After the alarm at the bank over the gold bar incident, as a police car pulls away, a reflection of the camera is visible in the rear passenger side window. See more
He could have killed me too, you know?
I hate him!
Waste of time!
I don't care! I could kill him!
Hey, stealing's a business, not a crusade.
The title (that is, the original title "$") appears only in the form of a giant character, as would be used in a sign, being transported by a crane while the other opening credits are displayed in the usual way. See more
Brooks' 50¢ Tour
Written by Quincy Jones
Sung by Little Richard
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