Charley Varrick
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Don Siegel directed this offbeat crime thriller which stars Walter Matthau as the titular Charley Varrick. Varrick is a small-time stick-up man who, in tandem with his partner Harman Sullivan (Andrew Robinson), makes plans to rob a small bank in New Mexico. Varrick and Sullivan are expecting a modest payday for a simple heist, but to their surprise they walk away with $750,000 in cash. But it turns out this isn't entirely good news; the bank was flush with cash because a number of well-connected Mafia chieftains have been using the bank to launder their ill-gotten gains, and they're… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Don Siegel's excellent heist/escape movie makes an interesting juxtaposition to his Clint Eastwood films."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Sit back and enjoy the Matthau."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"Underrated Don Siegel heist drama"
‑ Lori Hoffman, Atlantic City Weekly
"A pulp classic with a crackerjack ending."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
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