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"The most erotic thing in their world was money."
  • R
  • 1981
  • 1 hr 58 min
  • 5.4  (1,424)
  • 36

Rollover is a political thriller film that was released in 1981. Directed by Alan J. Pakula, the movie stars Jane Fonda, Kris Kristofferson, and Hume Cronyn in lead roles. The story revolves around a wealthy Arab businessman who is assassinated, leading to an economic crisis and a race to control vast financial empires. The movie starts with the murder of the Arab businessman who was involved in buying and selling US treasuries. The assassination has a ripple effect on the global economies, and chaos prevails in the financial markets. The Arab businessman's brother, Kassem, takes over the business empire and tries to salvage the situation, but the financial crisis continues.

Meanwhile, Lee Winters (Jane Fonda), a banker, is hired to work on a project for a bank which is acquired by Kassem's company. Lee comes across some suspicious transactions, suggesting some shady deals at play. She soon realizes that there is more to the situation than meets the eye.

She meets Hubbell Smith (Kris Kristofferson), an independent investigator hired by the US government to investigate the assassination. They join forces and unravel a vast conspiracy involving politics, finance, and power. The investigation leads them to Kassem's company, which has connections with the US government and the Arab countries.

As the plot unfolds, Lee and Hubbell find themselves in danger, and it becomes clear that the people they are up against are powerful and ruthless. The movie features intense action sequences, plot twists, and turns as the two protagonists race against time to uncover the truth behind the assassination and prevent a financial disaster.

Rollover is a well-crafted thriller with excellent performances from the lead actors. Jane Fonda shines in the role of a strong-willed and independent banker who uncovers a conspiracy, while Kris Kristofferson plays the role of a determined investigator with conviction. Hume Cronyn is impressive as Kassem, the Arab businessman's brother, who is caught up in a game of power and wealth.

The film's screenplay is sharp, and the direction by Alan J. Pakula is top-notch. The movie tackles several themes that are still relevant today, such as political corruption, economic power, and the manipulation of financial markets. The soundtrack by Michael Small adds to the overall intensity of the film, and the cinematography by Donald McAlpine is impressive.

Overall, Rollover is an excellent political thriller that keeps the audience engaged till the end. The movie's plot is intricate and engaging, with nail-biting suspense, making it a must-watch for fans of the genre. With an excellent cast, well-written screenplay, and expert direction, Rollover is a perfect example of a classic Hollywood thriller.

Rollover is a 1981 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 58 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4 and a MetaScore of 36.

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    5.4  (1,424)
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