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Rollover (1981)

An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.

Director:

Alan J. Pakula

Writers:

Howard Kohn (story), David Shaber (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jane Fonda ... Lee Winters
Kris Kristofferson ... Hubbell Smith
Hume Cronyn ... Maxwell Emery
Josef Sommer ... Roy Lefcourt
Bob Gunton ... Sal Naftari
Macon McCalman ... Jerry Fewster
Ron Frazier Ron Frazier ... Gil Hovey
Jodi Long ... Betsy Okamoto
Crocker Nevin Crocker Nevin ... Warner Ackerman
Marvin Chatinover Marvin Chatinover ... Henry Lipscomb
Ira Wheeler Ira Wheeler ... Mr. Whitelaw (as Ira B. Wheeler)
Paul Hecht Paul Hecht ... Khalid
Norman Snow ... Hishan
Nelly Hoyos Nelly Hoyos ... Lee Winter's Maid
Sally Sockwell Sally Sockwell ... Mrs. Fewster
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Storyline

An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.

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The most erotic thing in their world was money. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Rollover-Komplott See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,260,689, 11 December 1981, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,851,261
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Production Co:

IPC Films See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Film debut of Bob Gunton See more »

Quotes

Maxwell Emery: Listen me out! Money, capital, has a life of its own. It's a force of the nature like gravity, like the oceans, it flows where it wants to flow. This whole thing with the Arabs and gold is inevitable, we're just going with the tide. The only question is whether you wanna let it go like an unguided missile and raise hell or whether you wanna keep it in the hands of responsible people, keep it channable, keep it quiet.
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Featured in Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People (2006) See more »

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excellent movie for the right audience
2 November 2005 | by bhwellerSee all my reviews

This is a "love it or hate it" movie, it just depends on your personal interests and background.

If you are looking for a love story or a typical Hollywood action movie you will hate it.

If you have an interest in the specific subject matter of this movie it will keep you glued to your seat.

This is a political/financial/conspires movie with some good plot twists.

If you have ever read an Ayn Rand novel you will appreciate the character types in this movie.

Not for the masses, but a gem for the right person.


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