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The Swiss Conspiracy (1976)

A former U.S.Justice Department official is hired as a security consultant for a Zurich based Swiss bank when five of its clients are blackmailed.

Director:

Jack Arnold

Writers:

Norman Klenman (screenplay), Norman Klenman (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
David Janssen ... David Christopher
Senta Berger ... Denise Abbott
John Ireland ... Dwight McGowan
John Saxon ... Robert Hayes
Ray Milland ... Johann Hurtil
Elke Sommer ... Rita Jensen
Anton Diffring ... Franz Benninger
Arthur Brauss ... Korsak
Inigo Gallo Inigo Gallo ... Captain Frey
Curt Lowens ... Kosta
David Hess ... Sando
Hans-Joerg Bahl Hans-Joerg Bahl ... Sgt. Schwand (as Hans-Jörg Bahl)
Sheila Ruskin Sheila Ruskin ... Corinne
Irmgard Först Irmgard Först ... Florelle
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Storyline

When a Swiss bank finds that the confidentiality of some of its more vulnerable customers has been compromised it calls in an American investigator, who soon uncovers a web of deceit and blackmail. With old debts being paid off his own health is soon in danger, but at least he starts to gets to know one of the bank's female customers pretty well. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Dirty Money, Dirty Secrets... See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA | West Germany

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

September 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Conspiração Suiça See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Franz Benninger: Sorry, Herr Hurtil, but, uh, Mr. Hayes is another of the victims.
David Christopher: [while holding a drink in his right hand, he raises the glass, extends his index finger and smiles] Hello, Bobby.
Robert Hayes: [Points at Christopher] What's he doin' here?
Johann Hurtil: Do you know each other?
David Christopher: [Speaks softly to Hurtil] Yeah, well, not socially.
Robert Hayes: Answer me!
Johann Hurtil: The bank has retained Mr. Christopher to protect its clients, Mr. Hayes.
Robert Hayes: Protect us?
[During the next few words, he walks toward Hurtil's desk and stands on Christopher's right]
Robert Hayes: What are you...
[...]
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Complex Thriller
4 March 2017 | by bnwfilmbuffSee all my reviews

Good cast delivers in this interesting blackmail plot involving Swiss bank accounts. Started somewhat slow but built nicely into a satisfying conclusion. Anton Diffring always adds a nice sinister element to a movie. Ray Milland is perfectly cast as the bank president. Janssen seemed to have a hard time getting into the proceedings but got better as the movie progressed. The other characters were reasonably well developed which gave the movie more depth. Great location shooting, vintage Ferraris, and Senta and Elke were definite pluses. Overall an enjoyable viewing especially if you enjoy Euro-based thrillers.


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