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Charley Varrick

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Time Out says

Marvellous, toughly eccentric thriller which confirmed that Siegel had more responses to '70s paranoia than a mere Magnum blast, and decisively removed Matthau from the wasteland of Neil Simon wit. Varrick, 'the last of the independents', unwittingly hits a Mafia payroll; staying alive means outwitting Molly (Baker), the Mafia's freak-killer hitman. The defensive odyssey is through sunlit noir territory, populated exclusively with cherishably individuated oddballs. Clever, but never cold.
Written by PT

Release Details

  • Duration:111 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Don Siegel
  • Screenwriter:Howard Rodman, Dean Riesner
  • Cast:
    • Walter Matthau
    • Joe Don Baker
    • Felicia Farr
    • Andrew Robinson
    • John Vernon
    • Sheree North
    • Benson Fong
    • Norman Fell
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