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65 Ratings

The Hot Rock

Directed by Peter Yates
United States, 1972
Comedy, Crime


Dr. Amusa approaches Dortmunder about a valuable gem in a museum that is of great signifigance to his people in Africa, stolen during colonial times. Dortmunder assembles a crack team of cat burglars and hatches an elaborate plan for stealing the gem.

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The Hot Rock Directed by Peter Yates

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1973 | Nominee: Best Film Editing

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1973 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture

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