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The Split (1968)

The Split





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A pair of crooks conspire to rob the ticket booth at the Los Angeles Coliseum during a Rams game. Before they can perform the heist, the two must find precisely the right henchmen to join them. Each potential gang member must undergo a rigorous test of skill. Thanks to care and precise planning, the caper comes off smoothly and afterward the gang leader (Jim Brown) hides the money in the apartment of his ex-wife (Diahann Carroll). She only agrees to keep the money on the provision that he reform so they can get back together. Unfortunately, the wife's lust-crazed landlord (James Whitmore) busts into her house the next day and tries to rape her. During the struggle he kills her and then takes the loot. Later a crooked cop (Gene Hackman) investigates. Meanwhile, when the gang members learn that the loot is missing, they suspect a double-cross and engage in a huge battle. The cop finds the money and at first keeps it for himself. The head crook eventually figures out that the cop has it and so goes to him to make a little deal.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Robert Sabaroff, Chris Shaw
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Jim Brown
as McClain
Diahann Carroll
as Ellen 'Ellie' Kenned...
Gene Hackman
as Det. Lt. Walter Bril...
Ernest Borgnine
as Bert Clinger
Jack Klugman
as Harry Kifka
Warren Oates
as Marty Gough
James Whitmore
as Herb Sutro
Harry Hickox
as Detective
George Cisar
as Doorman
Karen Norris
as Proprietress
Cal Brown
as Guard
Jon Kowal
as Guard
Barry Russo
as Maccione
Ron Stokes
as Detective
Anne Randall
as Negli's Girl
Beverly Powers
as Receptionist
Robert Foulk
as Sergeant
Chuck Hicks
as Physical Instructor
Howard Curtis
as Physical Instructor
Chuck Kicks
as Physical Instructor
Bill Couch
as Physical Instructor
Carl Saxe
as Physical Instructor
Gene Lebell
as Physical Instructor
George Robotham
as Physical Instructor
Lou Whitehill
as Policeman
Ron McCavour
as Policeman
Orriel Smith
as Teenager
Cherie Lamour
as Teenager
Chance Gentry
as Policeman
Priscilla Ann
as Daughter
Vanessa Lee
as Little Girl
Jonathan Hole
as Ticket Seller
Geneva Pacheco
as Concessionaire
Beverly Hills
as Receptionist
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All Critics (1)

An acceptable though not a stimulating watch.

Full Review… | August 19, 2003
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Audience Reviews for The Split

Great cast and it starts well but peters out a bit at the end. Still an okay heist flick.

jay nixon

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