The Gypsy Moths
The Gypsy Moths (1969)

John Frankenheimer directed this low-key drama about three men who stage a sky-diving thrill show and what happens when they roll into a small town in Kansas. Mike Rettig (Burt Lancaster) is the oldest of the group and more than a bit… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: August 28, 1969
DVD Release Date: September 3, 2002
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Dennis Schwartz
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The film has a satisfying honesty to it and outstanding Ingmar Bergman-like performances from Lancaster, Kerr and Hackman.

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Lucas Martins
With the screenplay and the cast, that bring big names of Hollywood, The Gypsy Moths, show be a sentimental and too much dramatic, but unforgettable film.
Randy Tippy
More interesting for the backstory and the historical perspective on skydiving than for the wafer-thin plot and soap opera antics. Terrific stunts were… More
jay nixon
Good acting but slow and diffuse.