Green Ice

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Green Ice
Green Ice (film).jpg
French poster
Directed by Ernest Day
Written by Edward Anhalt
Ray Hassett
Starring Ryan O'Neal
Omar Sharif
Anne Archer
Music by Bill Wyman
Cinematography Gilbert Taylor
Edited by John Jympson
Release date
Running time
105 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Budget $14 million[1]

Green Ice is a 1981 adventure film starring Ryan O'Neal. It was also released under the name Operation Green Ice.


A down on his luck engineer gets involved in an adventure with a mysterious woman and an emerald magnate.



The movie was shot on location in Mexico. The original director, Anthony Simmons, left the project during filming and was replaced by Ernest Day, the second unit director.[1]

The film was financed by Lew Grade who called it "quite a nice little film, but in the end, too much like a TV movie."[2]


The soundtrack was recorded by Bill Wyman and released as the album Green Ice. The soundtrack contains 18 original songs.


  1. ^ a b Mann, Roderick (6 July 1980). "MOVIES: THE HIGH ADVENTURES OF 'GREEN ICE'". Los Angeles Times. p. o25. 
  2. ^ Lew Grade, Still Dancing: My Story, William Collins & Sons 1987 p 251

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