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The Hot Rock

The Hot Rock(1972)

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Brief Synopsis

Dr. Amusa approaches Dortmunder about a valuable gem in a museum that is of great signifigance to his people in Africa, stolen during colonial times. Dortmunder assembles a crack team of cat burglars and hatches an elaborate plan for stealing the gem. Despite their care and experience, circumstances and plain bad luck keep the gem just out of their reach.

Cast & Crew

Peter Yates Director
Robert Redford [John] Dortmunder
George Segal [Andrew] Kelp
Ron Leibman [Stan] Murch
Paul Sand [Alan] Greenberg
Moses Gunn Dr. Amusa
William Redfield Lt. Hoover
Topo Swope [Carey Dortmunder Kelp] Sis
Charlotte Rae Ma Murch
Harry Bellaver Rollo the bartender
Seth Allen Happy hippie
Robert Levine Cop at police station

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  GP Premiere Info:  New York opening: 26 Jan 1972; Los Angeles opening: 9 Feb 1972
Release Date:  1972 Production Date:  [Panavision]
A Hal Landers-Bobby Roberts Production; A Peter Yates Film
Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Landers-Roberts, Inc.
Duration(mins):  101, 105 or 110 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • comfort for the nonconformist

    a.morris 2018-09-20

    a story that has comedy and drama with elements of adventure. this is a very underrated movie. it is one that I have thought well of for quite some time.... MORE>

  • Crazy Fun Redford Style

    Sam McBride 2013-11-09

    The Hot Rock is easily one of the most underrated (in terms of entertainment value) Robert Redford movies. Probably much more of "guy" movie... MORE>

  • Redford

    PeterParker 2011-05-16

    How many times can a ragtag team steal the same diamond? Robert Redford MORE>