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They Came to Rob Las Vegas (1968)

Las Vegas, 500 millones (original title)
A casino blackjack dealer plots with his girlfriend and a group of criminals to hijack and rob an armored car carrying a $7 million in cash while it's in route between Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

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(as Antonio Isasi)

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(screenplay) (as A. Isasi), (screenplay) (as L. Comeron) | 7 more credits »
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Georges Géret ...
Leroy (as George Geret)
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Salvatore
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Merino
Maurizio Arena ...
Clark
Armand Mestral
Fabrizio Capucci ...
Cooper
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Baxter
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Sheriff Klinger
Carlos Ballesteros
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A Las Vegas casino blackjack dealer plots a complex plan to rob an armored car with $7 million in casino cash while it's en route to Los Angeles. He gets help from criminal associates of his late brother, who was killed in an unsuccessful robbery attempt, as well as his beautiful girlfriend, who is the personal secretary to the corrupt owner of the casino. However, an ambitions investigator for the U.S. Treasury Department is also tracking the armored car, suspecting that it's being used to launder unreported profits for organized crime. Written by anonymous

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They touched the raw Vegas nerve with the wildest heist in history! And they challenged the syndicate boys in their own backyard! See more »

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Crime | Drama

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January 1969 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Our Man in Las Vegas  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Las Vegas, Nevada desert scenes were actually shot in the Almerian desert of Spain. See more »

Quotes

Ann Bennett: Would you give up everything for me, Tony?
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Referenced in Spanish Western (2014) See more »

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Attack Of The Truck
Written and Performed by Georges Garvarentz Et Son Orchestre
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great cast, shame about the script
19 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

Lee J. Cobb, Jack Palance, Elke Sommer and Gary Lockwood (2001) in caper film set in Las Vegas. Some wonderful actors who don't really have the chance to interact. Elke is fabulous as usual, but we don't see enough of her, and her dalliances with Cobb and Lockwood to create any real excitement. Palance and Cobb growl their best but are let down by the ponderous pace. Some great scenes and ideas (hiding the armored car in the middle of the Nevada desert), and some truncated interplay between Palance and Sommer that suggests that a lot was left on the cutting room floor. But great fun to watch just to see a great looking classic sixties cast. Whatever happened to Gary Lockwood?


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