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Director  Dan Curtis
Art director  Bill Malley
Writer  Andrew Peter Marin
Language  English
7.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Comedy
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Country  United States
The Great Ice Rip Off movie poster
Release date  November 6, 1974 (1974-11-06)
Genres  Crime Fiction, Crime Thriller
Cast  Lee J. Cobb (Willy Calso), Gig Young (Harkey Rollins), Matt Clark (Georgie), Robert Walden (Checker), Geoffrey Lewis (Archie), Grayson Hall (Helen Calso)
Similar movies  The Collector, Entrapment, Thief, Following, The Dark Knight Rises, Le Cercle Rouge

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The Great Ice Rip-Off is a 1974 American television movie directed by Dan Curtis. It premiered on ABC as the ABC Movie of the Week on November 6, 1974. It is a comedic heist film about a group of diamond thieves who use a bus headed from Seattle to San Diego for their getaway.

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Variety reviewed the film as having "enough sharp corners to keep viewers alert, and Curtis' eye for human foibles manages to get laughs. Curtis picks up credit for being able to derive amusement from a caper film after the onslaught of the genre in recent years."

The working title for the film was A Break in the Ice.

Primary cast

  • Lee J. Cobb as Willy Calso
  • Gig Young as Harkey Rollins
  • Matt Clark as Georgie
  • Grayson Hall as Helen Calso
  • Robert Walden as Checker
  • Geoffrey Lewis as Archie
  • Hank Garrett as Sam
  • References

    The Great Ice Rip-Off Wikipedia
    The Great Ice Rip-Off IMDb The Great Ice Rip-Off themoviedb.org


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