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25 March 1970 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Charles Aznavour ... Marcel Campion

Alan Badel ... President Rojo

Candice Bergen ... Sue Ann Daley
Thommy Berggren ... Sergei Nikovitch

Delia Boccardo ... Caroline de Coyne

Ernest Borgnine ... Fat Cat

Rossano Brazzi ... Baron de Coyne

Olivia de Havilland ... Deborah Hadley (as Olivia De Havilland)

Bekim Fehmiu ... Dax Xenos

Anna Moffo ... Dania Leonardi

Fernando Rey ... Jaime Xenos

Leigh Taylor-Young ... Amparo Rojo

Yolande Donlan ... Mrs. Erickson

John Ireland ... Mr. James Hadley
Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ... El Condor (as Jorge Martinez De Hoyos)

Christian Roberts ... Robert

Angela Scoular ... Denisonde
Sydney Tafler ... Col. Gutierrez (as Sidney Tafler)

Yorgo Voyagis ... El Lobo

Milena Vukotic ... April Stavronis (as Milena Vucotic)

Loris Loddi ... Young Dax
Roberta Donatelli ... Young Amparo Rojo

Ferdy Mayne ... Sergei's Father
Peter Graves ... Trustee Banker

Jaclyn Smith ... Belinda - Journalist
Katharine Balfour ... Amparo's Mother (as Katherine Balfour)

Allan Cuthbertson ... Hugh
Michael Balfour ... Detective
Katia Christine ... Natalia (as Katia Christina)
Linda Towne ... Michelle
Joal Carlo ... Jose
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marcus Beck ... Philippe (uncredited)
Annick Blanchard ... (uncredited)
David Canon ... Hadley's Secretary (uncredited)
Christine Delit ... Brunette at Polo Game (uncredited)
Carl Eklund ... Young Sergei (uncredited)
Juan Estelrich ... Radio Announcer (uncredited)
John Frederick ... Mr. Erickson (uncredited)
Kiko Gonçalves ... General (uncredited)
Roberta Haynes ... Dax's Mother (uncredited)

Anthony Hickox ... Young Robert (uncredited)
Gisela Kopel ... Girl in River with Fat Cat (uncredited)
Katiuska Lanvin ... Marita (uncredited)
Vanessa Lee ... Trustee Banker's Wife (uncredited)
Randi Lind ... Blonde at Polo Game (uncredited)

Lois Maxwell ... Woman at Fashion Show (uncredited)

Zienia Merton ... Dax's Sister (uncredited)
Jose Luis Ospina ... Roberto (uncredited)
Helena Ronee ... Lexie (uncredited)
Nadia Scarpitta ... Giulia (uncredited)
Manuel Serrano ... Sergeant Involved in Rape (uncredited)
Rey Vásquez ... Manuelo (uncredited)

Directed by
Lewis Gilbert 
Writing credits
Michael Hastings (screenplay) and
Lewis Gilbert (screenplay)

Harold Robbins  novel

Produced by
Lewis Gilbert .... producer
Joseph E. Levine .... executive producer
Original Music by
Antonio Carlos Jobim 
Cinematography by
Claude Renoir 
Film Editing by
Anne V. Coates 
Production Design by
Anthony Masters  (as Tony Masters)
Art Direction by
Aurelio Crugnola 
John Hoesli 
Jack Maxsted  (as Jack Maxted)
Harry Pottle 
Set Decoration by
Vernon Dixon 
Franco Fumagalli 
Costume Design by
Ronald Paterson 
Makeup Department
Stuart Freeborn .... makeup artist
Nilo Jacoponi .... makeup artist (as Nilo Iacoponi)
Amalia Paoletti .... hair stylist
Production Management
Maria Blasetti .... production manager
Geoffrey Helman .... production supervisor
Frederick Muller .... production manager (as Fritz Mueller)
Ron Carr .... production supervisor (uncredited)
Luciano Sacripanti .... executive in charge of production (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adolfo Aristarain .... co-second assistant director: Colombia
William P. Cartlidge .... assistant director
Roberto Cirla .... second second assistant director
Ernest Day .... second unit director
Carlos Gil .... second unit: first assistant director: Colombia
Miguel Gil .... co-first assistant director: Colombia
Mauro Sacripanti .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Dick Frift .... construction manager
John Graysmark .... assistant art director
Colin Grimes .... set dresser
Maria-Teresa Barbasso .... draftswoman (uncredited)
Ray Traynor .... property master (uncredited)
Sound Department
Jonathan Bates .... dubbing editor
Peter Davies .... sound recordist
Bob Jones .... dubbing mixer
Doug Smith .... sound re-recordist
Special Effects by
Cliff Richardson .... special effects
Peter Hutchinson .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Ken Buckle .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Simmons .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Francesco Brescini .... electrician
John Harris .... camera operator
Skeets Kelly .... photography: second unit
James Devis .... camera operator (uncredited)
Geoff Glover .... focus puller: second camera (uncredited)
Douglas Milsome .... focus puller (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tony Pueo .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Alessandro Lucidi .... assistant editor
Location Management
Juan Estelrich .... location manager
Al Reiners .... location technical advisor: Columbia
Robert Watts .... location manager
Ivor Powell .... location manager: italy (uncredited)
Music Department
Eumir Deodato .... composer: additional music
Eumir Deodato .... conductor
Eumir Deodato .... orchestrator
Gianni Ferrio .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Timothy Corrie .... assistant to producer
Geoff Freeman .... unit publicist
Vernon Harris .... script editor
Victor Lyndon .... production executive
Rosemary Marks .... production assistant
Frank Ordway .... coordinator
Bob Simmons .... action sequences arranger: second unit
Michael Tain .... title painter
Constance Willis .... continuity

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Also Known As:
"El mundo de los aventureros" - Peru (imdb display title), Uruguay (original subtitled version)
"Les derniers aventuriers" - Canada (French title), France (imdb display title)
"Playboys und Abenteurer" - Austria, West Germany
"Äventyrarna" - Sweden
"Awanturnicy" - Poland
"Büyük macera" - Turkey (Turkish title)
"De avonturiers" - Netherlands (imdb display title)
"De smukke og de voldsomme" - Denmark
"Die letzten Abenteurer" - West Germany
"Epikindynoi tyhodioktes" - Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
"Hurjat seikkailijat" - Finland
"L'ultimo avventuriero" - Italy (imdb display title)
"Los libertinos" - Spain (imdb display title)
"O Mundo Dos Aventureiros" - Brazil (imdb display title)
"Os Impostores" - Portugal
"Szerencsevadászok" - Hungary
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171 min | West Germany:149 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints) | Mono (35 mm prints)
Australia:M | Australia:SOA (original rating) | Finland:K-16 | Netherlands:18 (1970) | Singapore:M18 | Sweden:15 (edited for re-rating) | Sweden:(Banned) (original rating) | UK:X (original rating) | UK:18 (video) | USA:PG (edited for re-rating) | USA:R (original rating) | West Germany:18 (nf) (heavily cut)

Did You Know?

The South American country of Corteguay does not exist. However, much of the film was shot in Colombia and many of the events pictured in the film parallel events that happened in Colombia's history.See more »
Continuity: The second time the Lockheed Super Constellation is taking off the next shot shows the shadow of a Douglas DC-7, not the Super Constellation. The Super Constellation has three rudders, the DC-7 only one; the shadow shows only one rudder.See more »
Sue Ann Daley:Oh, I'd like to buy
Sergei Nikovitch:Buy what, Miss Daley?
Sue Ann Daley:Everything
Sergei Nikovitch:Everything in the Collection?
Sue Ann Daley:Everything in the Collection
Sergei Nikovitch:Well thank you, Im honored... and rich
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Referenced in Rolf De Heer (2008) (V)See more »
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10 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
A newly released R rated version will definitely change many votes, 8 October 2005
Author: adstekservices from United States

I have read Harrold Robbins' book 4 times. When I recently viewed the film I expected to see all kinds of changes from what was in the book. I was actually amazed to see that the film followed closely to what was written except for a few story alterations that were obviously unavoidable. The book was a lot more decadent than was depicted by the film. However, the film was very well cast with excellent acting by everyone. I was really pleased that the film conveyed the spirit of the book to the end. I just acquired the DVD which is the original R rated version for international release. It runs a full 177 minutes. Obviously, this picture could not have been shown in American theaters in 1970 when the film was made. Even though the film is 35 years old it is not dated. My copy is a Panavision widescreen copy with full Dolby 5.1 Surround stereo sound and it plays as if it was a newly produced film. If you are lucky enough to acquire this version of the film watch it again. I'm sure you will be really pleased especially if you have a "Home Theatre" with a large wide screen.

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