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The Squeeze

Directed by Antonio Margheriti
Italy, West Germany, 1978
Crime, Thriller, Comedy

Synopsis

Lee Van Cleef is a safe cracker coming out of retirement to pull off one last caper. The Germans behind the theft are planning to steal $1,000,000. But unbeknownst to the safe cracker, they are planning to kill him afterward. When he learns of their intent, he begins plotting his revenge.

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The Squeeze Directed by Antonio Margheriti

Critics reviews

Partnered with Lionel Stander and his gravelly growl, Van Cleef finds himself on the run after the job goes explosively wrong, finding refuge with neighbor Karen Black. The banter of their ham-fisted performances provide ample comic relief in a thriller that attempts to turn limitations into opportunities.
April 13, 2016
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