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The Squeeze (1978)

A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.

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(as Anthony M. Dawson)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Chris Gretchko / Ray Sloan
... Clarisse Saunders
... Jeff Olafsen
... Sam
... Captain Donati
Angelo Infanti ... Inspector
Antonella Murgia ... Jessica
... Van Stratten
... Hans (as Rudolf van Husen)
Dyane Silverstein ... Cashier
Steven Burch ... Fred (as Steve Burche)
... Duke
Bob Hevelone ... Lieutenant (as Bob Avalone)
... Warehouse Owner
Ewald G. Spader ... Electrician
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Lee Van Cleef is a safe cracker coming out of retirement to pull off one last caper. The Germans behind the theft are planning to steal $1,000,000. But unbeknownst to the safe cracker, they are planning to kill him afterward. When he learns of their intent, he begins plotting his revenge. Written by Yocke

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3 August 1978 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Diamond Thieves  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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The thug's hand alternates between Jeff's throat and shoulder between shots, right after Jeff is bailed out of jail. See more »

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12 July 2009 | by See all my reviews

This movie is great if you're having a bad movie night with friends and like to MST3K it up. From the goofy disco music throughout (it's not even cool disco music) to the bad acting, this movie is almost a waste of time - except if you have friends around to make fun of it! The plot has lots of double crosses and I think it could be remade very well.

The copy we have came with 100 trivia questions on it that were unintentionally funny. For example, a giant CORRECT! or NO! pops up on the screen. Or, after showing a clip, the question afterward is "What is the number on the police car?" The quality of the copy was very poor and the sound quality is absolutely terrible.


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