Browsing the archives for the Caper tag

The Executioner II: Karate Inferno (1974)

Country: Japan Director: Teruo Ishii Starring: Sonny Chiba, Eiji Gô, Yutaka Nakajima, Etsuko Shihomi, Kanjûrô Arashi, Ryô Ikebe, Tetsurô Tanba, Makoto Satô Music: Hajime Kaburagi Original Title: Chokugeki jigoku-ken: Dai-gyakuten The Executioner II: Karate Inferno is a broad comedic caper film, with a pinch of extreme violence added at the end (which may be somewhat […]

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The Balearic Caper (1966)

Original Title: Baleari operazione Oro Starring: Mireille Darc, Venantino Venantini, Daniela Bianchi, Jacques Sernas, Marilu Tolo, Harold Sakata, Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez Writer: Jaime de Arminan, Jose Maria Forque, Giovanni Simonelli, Duccio Tessari Director: Jose Maria Forque Cinematographer: Cecilio Paniagua Editor: Franco Fraticelli Music: Benedetto Ghiglia Producer: Jose Gutierrez Maesso Alternate Titles: Operation Gold / […]

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Kelly’s Heroes (1970)

Director: Brian G. Hutton Starring: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles, Carroll O’Connor, Gavin MacLeod, Stuart Margolin, Jeff Morris, Harry Dean Stanton, Gene Collins, Perry Lopez, Hal Buckley, Karl-Otto Alberty Music: Lalo Schifrin After Where Eagles Dare, Clint Eastwood had starred in two flop movies. First there was Paint Your Wagon, which was […]

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The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

Steve McQueen is one of the kings of sixties cool, but despite his successes in films like The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape and The Cincinnati Kid, many people weren’t sure how he’d go dropped into a business suit. They needn’t have worried – it didn’t matter if McQueen wore a cowboy hat, jeans and […]

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The Burglars (1971)

Director: Henri Vernuil Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Omar Sharif, Dyan Cannon, Robert Hossein, Renato Salvatori, Nicole Calfan Music: Ennio Morricone – conducted by Bruno Nicolai Based on the novel by David Goodis This Euro-heist caper, set in Greece and directed by Henri Verneuil, is a bit different to most. Rather than building up to the perfect […]

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