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Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981)

Varn!ng för Jönssonligan (original title)
The movie begins with the Jönsson gang making a minor burglary. It goes wrong and the gang leader, Sickan, gets caught. After he has spent 10 months in jail, Vanheden and Rocky come to ... See full summary »

Director:

Jonas Cornell

Writers:

Rolf Börjlind (screenplay), Erik Balling (original story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gösta Ekman ... Charel-Ingvar 'Sickan' Jönsson
Ulf Brunnberg ... Vanheden
Nils Brandt ... Rocky
Siw Malmkvist ... Eivor
Jan-Olof Strandberg ... Kriminalkommissarie Svensson
Tomas Norström ... Kriminalassistent Holm
Per Grundén ... Wall-Enberg Jr.
Weiron Holmberg ... Biffen
Bengt Stenberg Bengt Stenberg ... Bill
Hans Sundberg Hans Sundberg ... Dr. Schmetterlink
Urban Sahlin Urban Sahlin ... Gymnastiktränaren
Jean-Paul Chakbazof Jean-Paul Chakbazof ... Shejken (as Jean-Paul Chakbazos)
Claes Thelander ... Berusad man
Lillemor Planck Lillemor Planck ... Berusad kvinna
Johannes Brost ... Rånare
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Storyline

The movie begins with the Jönsson gang making a minor burglary. It goes wrong and the gang leader, Sickan, gets caught. After he has spent 10 months in jail, Vanheden and Rocky come to welcome him when he's released. But he doesn't take notice of them, and he's picked up by the mysterious banker Wall-Enberg Jr. instead. He wants Sickan to perform a burglary in Switzerland, in order to retrieve the famous Bedford Diamonds. Sickan does this but is fooled by Wall-Enberg and nearly gets caught. When he returns to Sweden and re-unites with his old gang members, he's set on revenge, both physically and psychologically... Written by Anders E Lundin

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime

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Trivia

This, as most of the older Jönssonligan films, is based on the Danish films about Olsen-banden. See more »

Goofs

The first part of lead character name Charles-Ingvar 'Sickan' Jönsson is misspelled as "Charel" in the end credits. See more »

Quotes

Vanheden: [repeated phrase] Lysande, Sickan!
Charel-Ingvar 'Sickan' Jönsson: Självklart!
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Connections

Referenced in The Good the Bad the Weird (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Har du sett min lilla katt
(uncredited)
Music and lyrics by Felix Körling
Performed by Gösta Ekman
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Masterful!
17 October 2007 | by vato129See all my reviews

Varning för jönssonligan.. if anyone from the USA would ask me what Swedish movie is the best, i'd say the Jonssonleague movies. All those movies are very special and each has a great amount of comedy! The first one is my personal favorite! I saw this movie when i was 3-4 years old.. and i LOVED IT! I have never stopped watching the movies because they never really get boring. Every scene in the movie have a bunch of comedy.

The music made by Ragnar Grippe is perfect, my favorite is the main theme and the intro music.

If you haven't seen it yet,... go check it out because this movie is absolutely fantastic!


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Country:

Sweden | Denmark

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

4 December 1981 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Beware of the Jonsson Gang! See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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