The Crook (1970)

Genres - Crime, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller, Comedy Thriller, Crime Comedy  |   Release Date - Jun 20, 1971 (USA)  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy  |   MPAA Rating - G
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Synopsis by Dan Pavlides

Simon (Jean-Claude Trintignant) gets out of prison and summons his old friend Charles (Charles Gerard) and Martine (Christine Lelouch), his one time lover now married to a wealthy man. The three kidnap a little boy and then blackmail the bank where the boy's father works to pay the ransom of one million dollars. The publicity-conscious bank pays the ransom but the rest doesn't go exactly as planned.




blackmail, con/scam, ex-convict, ex-lover, kidnapping, prison-escape, ransom, revenge, bank