Gambit (1966)

6.5 / Rated by 1 people

Comedy
Crime
 / 
109 min.
Plot  Cockney cat burglar Harry Dean (Michael Caine) and his artist friend Emile Fournier (John Abbott) discover exotic Eurasian showgirl Nicole Chang (Shirley MacLaine) in a crowded Hong Kong restaurant. She bears an incredible resemblance both to the late wife of the world's richest man, an Arab named Shahbandar (Herbert Lom), as well as to a priceless ancient Chinese statuette that he owns; Harry and Emile want to use her in a scheme to rob him of it. The caper—in which Nicole never even speaks—seems to play out flawlessly before it is revealed that this was merely Harry's explanation of his plot to Emile, and the story returns to the beginning. However, nothing in the actual caper works out as smoothly as Harry had planned.

Harry approaches Nicole, who initially resists his offer, until he offers her a legal British passport and $US5,000. Harry and Nicole arrive in the Middle Eastern city of Dammuz under the assumed identities of Sir Harold and Lady Dean, and check i...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Herbert Lom
Shahbandar
John Abbott
Emile

Others

All Titles

Gambit
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

Onur rated Gambit (1966) with 6.5 stars / 09.05.2020




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