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Olsen-banden (1968)

Egon Olsen has been behind bars for some time, but that hasn't stopped the criminal mastermind from making a plan - a plan to steal a very valuable golden statue, and never to fall behind ... See full summary »

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Knut Bohwim
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Arve Opsahl Arve Opsahl ... Egon Olsen
Carsten Byhring Carsten Byhring ... Kjell Jensen
Sverre Holm Sverre Holm ... Benny Fransen
Aud Schønemann Aud Schønemann ... Valborg Jensen
Sverre Wilberg Sverre Wilberg ... Hermansen, kriminalbetjent
Solfrid Heier ... Ulla, Bennys forlovede
Georg Richter Georg Richter ... Kriminalsjefen
Ingeborg Cook Ingeborg Cook ... Connie, innehaver av massasjeinstituttet
Synnøve Strigen Synnøve Strigen ... Bitten, jobber hos Connie
Lillian Lydersen Lillian Lydersen ... Kate, jobber hos Connie
Kari-Laila Thorsen Kari-Laila Thorsen ... Mona, jobber hos Connie
Ivar Medaas Ivar Medaas ... Lensmannen
Willie Hoel Willie Hoel ... Kafeverten på 'Lefsa'
Kari Diesen Kari Diesen ... Dame i 'Six bladsalg'
Pål Johannessen Pål Johannessen ... Basse, Kjells mellomste sønn
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Egon Olsen has been behind bars for some time, but that hasn't stopped the criminal mastermind from making a plan - a plan to steal a very valuable golden statue, and never to fall behind the bars again. So, as soon as he has gotten out of prison, the first thing he does is to contact his old associates, and together, they prepare for one of the most daring, albeit hilarious, robberies Denmark has ever seen Written by Felisian

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Trivia

Olsen-banden is a remake of the Danish film Olsen Banden from 1968. Norway has made their own versions of all the original Danish Olsen Banden films. See more »

Goofs

When Egon and Benny are arguing about driving the lorry, Benny stops and refuses to drive any further. As they have stopped on a slope, the lorry starts rolling backwards, as seen in a long shot. In the close-up of Egon pulling the hand break, you can see that the lorry is not rolling backwards, but in the next long shot, it is rolling, just as you hear Egon pulling the break, stopping the lorry. See more »

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Followed by Olsen-banden møter kongen og knekten (1974) See more »

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Bad imitation, indeed.
28 April 1999 | by VassagoSee all my reviews

Though I'm from Poland, not Denmark, I have been a fan of Egon Olsen (the REAL Egon, Ove Sprogøe). I had a chance to see some of the 'remakes', too, and while they're not bad movies as such, they are blank and weak when compared to the original. I wouldn't go as far as comparing real Egon series to Hitchcock's "Psycho" and their remakes to VanSant's copy of Hitchcock's masterpiece - those remakes aren't *as bad* as the VanSant example - but it's close.


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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

11 August 1969 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Olsenbande See more »

Filming Locations:

Mengshol, Nes, Hedmark, Norway See more »

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Teamfilm AS See more »
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Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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