The Wrecking Crew Movie Review Summary

Actors: Dean Martin, Elke Sommer, Sharon Tate, Nancy Kwan

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Directed by Phil Karlson and based on the book of Donald Hamilton, 'The Wrecking Crew' was released in 1968. I had a great interest in this film for the spy character Matt Helm. He was the best spy hero before James Bond. There are some other blockbuster movies of him. But now he is after an evil man, Count Contini, who just stole Gold worthy of $1 billion and transported it from America to Europe. His aim was to create a chaos in the world financial marketplace. Matt is a undercover agent of ICE. ICE calls upon him and assigns him on this charge. Matt is about to move to Denmark. Matt sees a woman Freya in Denmark who is also an agent. Later, Matt attacks Contini and after a showdown Contini is dead on a train.
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Best part of story, including ending: Matt Helm was the best spy hero during the 1960 era. Everybody just loves him. Based on his character the movie is well directed and worthy of watching.

Best scene in story: At the conclusion of the movie, when Matt attacks Contini on a train. That showdown is really great to watch.

Opinion about the main character: Matt is a sensitive and serious spy. He could serve anything for his nation. A brave person and mostly an honest piece.

The review of this Movie prepared by Abid Hossen a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   deposing an evil leader The terrorist enemy is...    -   CIA/US Government

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Full Frontal Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Eastern Europe Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   guns Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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