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Olsen-banden over alle bjerge! (1981)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Family | 26 December 1981 (Denmark)
Egon Olsen has a plan. After several plans/attempts at the gang getting the red bag with compromising documents on illegal int'l arms deals, will they succeed in Paris?

Director:

Erik Balling
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ove Sprogøe ... Egon Olsen
Morten Grunwald ... Benny Frandsen
Poul Bundgaard Poul Bundgaard ... Kjeld Jensen
Kirsten Walther Kirsten Walther ... Yvonne Jensen
Axel Strøbye ... Kriminalassistent Jensen
Ole Ernst Ole Ernst ... Politiassistent Holm
Bjørn Watt-Boolsen Bjørn Watt-Boolsen ... Bang-Johansen
Holger Juul Hansen Holger Juul Hansen ... Hallandsen
Ove Verner Hansen Ove Verner Hansen ... Bøffen
Poul Reichhardt ... Havnevagt
Dick Kaysø Dick Kaysø ... Kranfører
Claus Ryskjær Claus Ryskjær ... Bodyguardleder
Søren Steen Søren Steen ... Bodyguard
Kai Løvring Kai Løvring ... Rengøringsdirektør
Holger Perfort Holger Perfort ... Lagerforvalter hos Carlsberg
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Storyline

This is the last of the two-part finale of the Olsen Banden series (apart from the 1998 revival). Egon comes up with one brilliant plan after another to get the red suitcase in an attempt to assure world peace (and get the millions). This takes Egon and the gang to Paris, where they raise havoc at Maxim's by replacing the Sauce Imperial with traditional Danish gravy. They return to Denmark just in time for Keld and Yvonne's silver wedding anniversary. Written by Bo Brandt

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Comedy | Crime | Family

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Trivia

Erik Balling and Henning Bahs chose Paris as a location of the last Olsen Gang movie because this was the place where they had written most Olsen Gang scripts since 1968. See more »

Goofs

When Egon takes the master key for the hotel out of the vacuum cleaner it is not located inside the dust bag as it should have been when it has been sucked in. The key is even shown as located on the wrong side (the engine side) of the permanent dust filter. See more »

Quotes

Politiassistent Holm: [arresting Egon] I am obligated to tell you, that no matter what you say, it'll be used against you!
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Connections

Follows The Olsen Gang Outta Sight (1977) See more »

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Excellent ending to a grandiose series
20 August 2006 | by TBJCSKCNRRQTreviewsSee all my reviews

The last half of the two-part ending. The definite ending(as it should have been, and would have been, were it not for the '98 version) to the series. We get closure and the finale delivers. Most certainly. Dramaturgically speaking, this goes all the way. We experience the biggest, most dramatic plot developments. This picks up exactly where the previous one left off. As to not spoil the highly entertaining end of that film, I won't go into too much detail about that. The situation is the same; Egon still doesn't want to go back to prison, and Kjeld and Yvonne's celebration nears the date. The Gang is still chasing the suitcase, and their chase takes them into a hotel where the randy old Kai Løvring works, to Carlsberg breweries(finally displaying the Latin quote, which has inspired so many parody ones throughout the series, probably because this is the last) and even to Paris(where Bahs and Balling wrote most of these films, again, possibly chosen because this was to be the last film), all of which including funny situations and jokes. The "morally light" nature of Paris is not only joked around a lot, it's a plot point. There are clever references aplenty, such as in the scene involving the KBG("No, not *KGB*, KBG!"), Københavnske Body Guards(Bodyguards of Copenhagen), with the nervous and slightly neurotic Claus Ryskjær at the helm. Yvonne also participates more actively this time, as always, helping in her own peculiar way, never following what's actually going on. Paris is the setting for some very funny scenes, one involving Maxim's. Dick Kaysø makes an appearance in a small role as a slightly tightly wound crane worker proud of his work. Poul Reichhardt has a very funny role, in which Benny shows his immense humanity. The humor is all sophisticated, much of it is hilarious, and it always hits the mark. We can follow the reasonings, understand the conclusions. The Danish sayings that are changed around are also undeniably side-splitting(such as the very last phrase uttered by Holm, the policeman). The ending so perfectly finishes off the series. It's worth it for any fan, any *real* fan of the franchise. I recommend this very highly to any fan of Olsen Banden as well as Danish comedy. Watch the first 11, then watch both parts of this in reasonably quick succession. You won't regret it. 8/10


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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish | French

Release Date:

26 December 1981 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Olsenbande fliegt über alle Berge See more »

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Nordisk Film See more »
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Mono

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Color

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1.66 : 1
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