The Invincible Six

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The Invincible Six
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Directed byJean Negulesco
Written byMichael Barrett [fr] (novel)
Guy Elmes
Chester Erskine
Produced byMostafa Akavan
Morteza Akhavan
StarringStuart Whitman
Elke Sommer
Curd Jürgens
James Mitchum
Music byManos Hatzidakis
Production
company
Moulin Rouge Productions
Distributed byParamount British Pictures (UK)
Continental Distributing (US)
Release date
  • 10 June 1970 (1970-06-10)
Running time
103 minutes
CountriesIran
United States
LanguagesEnglish
Persian

The Invincible Six is a 1970 American-Iranian adventure film directed by Jean Negulesco and starring Stuart Whitman, Elke Sommer, Curd Jürgens, and Ian Ogilvy. Six international criminals attempt to steal the crown jewels of Iran,[1][2] but in the tradition of 1954 film Seven Samurai and the 1960 film The Magnificent Seven, end up defending a village from bandits. This was the final film of Negulesco's long career. In Britain and several other countries it was picked up for distribution by Paramount Pictures.

Plot[edit]

An adventurous American whom everybody calls Tex, and his partners, the mechanically savvy Mike and an Englishman named Ronald, are foiled in their bid to steal Tehran's precious jewels. In the desert, they join up with three other criminals, an Iranian, an Italian, and a German, to plot another heist.

They have the good fortune of meeting Zari, the beautiful mistress of the infamous bandit Malik, who is after a valuable amulet. So is the man who wants to claim Malik's place in the eyes of all, Nazar, but all does not go well. Ronald is captured and tortured, Nazar is shot, and Zari is soon forced to decide if she wishes to continue on to wherever fate takes Tex next.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ BFI.org
  3. ^ Michael Schell, "Film review: The Invincible Six". Schellsburg, May 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2018

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