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Status: Released

Runtime: 117

Budget: -

Revenue: $8,894,289

Languages: de, es, en

Webpage: -

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  • 1980-01-01

  • 1981-02-19

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A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WW II to make gasoline from synthetic products, thereby eliminating the necessity for oil--and oil companies. A major oil company finds out about it and tries to destroy the formula and anyone who knows about it.


Big Oil. Big Money. Big Mystery. Everyone's out to make a killing.


Director: John G. Avildsen

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Marlon Brando

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Marthe Keller

Marthe Keller
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John Gielgud

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