Any fool can steal. I've been embezzling. Peter Ustinov stars and co-scripts the Oscar-nominated screenplay about a dapper rogue who uses a corporation's mainframe computer to issue checks to bogus companies, then proceeds to cash the checks.
"Any fool can steal. I've been embezzling." The con is on in Hot Millions, a droll caper whose wit and warmth recall the Ealing Studios romps of the 1950s. Peter Ustinov heads an engaging cast and co-scripts the Oscar-nominated screenplay about a dapper rogue (Ustinov) who uses a corporation's mainframe computer to issue checks to bogus companies, then proceeds to cash the checks. While he's stealing (sorry, embezzling) millions, delightful Maggie Smith nearly steals the show as a featherheaded secretary. Karl Malden as a pill-gobbling CEO and Bob Newhart, he of the button-down mind, add to the affable fun. "When it was over, I realized that I'd been smiling for two hours" (Stanley Kauffmann, The New Republic).
A refined embezzler programs a main frame to help him steal millions of dollars. Academy Award Nominations: Best (Original) story and Screenplay.
Comic heist caper about a high-class embezzler whose modus operandi is seriously compromised with the onset of high-tech computers into the world of big business.
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