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The J. Gang Meets Dynamite Harry (1982)
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The J. Gang Meets Dynamite Harry (1982)
Original name: Jönssonligan & DynamitHarry
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sickan, Vanheden and Rocky try to rob the Berns nightclub one night, but Vanheden has made the mistake to invite his constantly drunk cousin, the old dynamiter Dynamite-Harry and he ruins the plan. Sickan is arrested, and has to spend 10 months in a small, locked room. When he is released, he has a new plan, but Rocky and Vanheden have decided to go straight. Together with Dynamite-Harry, Sickan plans to rob a cold store, managed by their arch-enemy, Wall-Enberg.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, not serious, semi serious
Plot: crimes, heist, gang, crime, farce, dishonesty, master criminal, criminal heroes, disorder, crime gone awry, cons and scams, silly humor, caper, businessman, burglary, boat, beer, safe, explosion, ambush, drunk, suitcase of money, night watchman, police investigation, criminal gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe

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Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981)
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The Return of the Jonsson League (1986)
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
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Duration: 90 min.
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Dead in France (2012)
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