DirectorIon Popescu-Gopo Music directorDumitru Capoianu Duration CountryRomania
Release dateMay 1961 (1961-05) CastIurie Darie (Man), Florin Piersic (Gangster), Puiu Calinescu (Shadow), Emil Botta (Somerhot), Haralambie Boros (Head of the Gang) Similar moviesBack to the Future, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Dark Knight Rises, Survivor, Iron Man 3, Blackhat
A Bomb Was Stolen (Romanian: S-a furat o bombă) is a 1961 Romanian dialogue-free spy film directed by Ion Popescu-Gopo. It was entered into the 1962 Cannes Film Festival.
The international press praised this film. In the English press, A Bomb Was Stolen received the label “an exuberant comedy” (Eric Shorter, Daily Telegraph, 25 August 1962), “a subtle and frequently hilarious satire” (Satiră din România, Edinburgh Evening News, 30 August 1962), “a satirical fantasy” (Bomba, Daily Worker, 3 September 1962). The Soviet journalist I. Surkova, writing for Sovetkaya Kulture, considered the film “full of witty jokes.”