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Diamond Thieves [1978]

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Director:Antonio Margheriti
Writer:Giovanni Simonelli
Marc Princi
Paul Costello
Composer:Paolo Vasile
Length:99 minutes
(1 hour 39 minutes)
MPAA Rating:R
Sorting Category:Crime
IMDB Rating:5.2/10
Amazon Rating:3.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.


Reaction: It has quite a b-movie feel. It's not bad, but nothing really stands out to me here. And if it were released today, I don't see any reason it would be rated R. Likely a PG-13 from what I saw. Granted, there did appear to be a few sections that were incomplete in my copy. I figured they were just a result of a bad print.


Personal Rating: 4/10

Select Cast and Crew
Antonio Margheriti => Director
Giovanni Simonelli => Writer
Marc Princi => Writer
Paul Costello => Writer
Paolo Vasile => Composer
Angelo Infanti => Inspector
Antonella Murgia => Jessica
Bob Hevelone => Lieutenant (as Bob Avalone)
Dan van Husen => Hans (as Rudolf van Husen)
Dyane Silverstein => Cashier
Edward Albert => Jeff Olafsen
Ewald G. Spader => Electrician
Karen Black => Clarisse Saunders
Lee Van Cleef => Ray Sloan / Chris Gretchko
Lionel Stander => Sam
Peter Carsten => Van Stratten
Robert Alda => Captain Donati
Ron Van Clief => Duke
Roy Brocksmith => Warehouse Owner
Rudolf Waldemar Brem => Hans' companion henchman (uncredited)
Steven Burch => Fred (as Steve Burche)