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Midnight Movies: Crime Double Feature [2 Discs] [DVD]

Release Date:08/28/2012
This twin-pack of crime films contains 1967's Grand Slam, about a teacher who plans an international heist, and 1973's Revolver, about a kidnapping carried out in the hope of freeing a criminal.

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    Special Features

    • Grand Slam: Theatrical trailer
    • Poster & still gallery
    • Revolved: Revolver: Calling the shots - interviews with director Sergio Sollima and star Fabio Testi
    • Theatrical trailers
    • Radio spots
    • Poster & stills gallery
    • Talent bios


    The luridly titled Italian/French/German thriller Blood in the Streets went into production under the more restrained cognomen The Revolver. Oliver Reed plays a prison official whose wife is kidnapped. The price for her return is the release of incarcerated criminal Fabio Testi. When it becomes obvious that Testi's former cohorts plan to murder him once he's set free, Reed and Testi team up to foil the baddies. Blood in the Streets poses as an anti-gun tract, but its plot is still resolved by Oliver Reed wielding a weapon. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Grand Slam
    A group of international jewel thieves band together to pull off a huge heist in this suspenseful caper film that was shot in Europe, New York, and Brazil. The adventure begins in Rio where a burned out school teacher (Edward G. Robinson) decides to chuck his unfulfilling career and try to steal some of the diamonds he sees being delivered to the gem company across the street from his classroom. Realizing that the theft must be carefully planned and delicately executed, he heads for New York to gain the assistance of an old friend, a crime boss (Adolfo Celi) who then gathers an outlaw group comprised of an electronics expert, a safecracker, a gigolo, and an ex-mercenary. They make their plans and head back to Rio when the city is engulfed in Carnival celebrations. Unfortunately, they quickly learn that the diamond company has installed a nearly impenetrable new security system called Grand Slam 70. While altering their plans, the company secretary (Janet Leigh) gets suspicious and makes a few plans of her own. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Oliver Reed
      Oliver Reed - Vito Cipriani
    • Agostina Belli
      Agostina Belli - Maria
    • Fabio Testi
      Fabio Testi - Milo Ruiz
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      Rene Koldehoff
    • Image coming soon
      Gunnar Warner

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