R | | Action, Crime, Drama
Two men kidnap a girl off the streets, take her to a beach house owned by a drug-addicted stewardess, and hold her for ransom.
According to Rita Moreno, she only got her part in this film as ex-boyfriend Marlon Brando used his influence with the producers (her last theatrical feature had been in 1963). Moreno had taken a lengthy hiatus from movies because she didn't want to be typecast as a Latina spitfire like her character in West Side Story (1961), and all that was offered her after her Oscar win was just those parts.
I don't want you to hurt the girl; I don't want you to touch her. If I come back and I find out that she's not all right, I'm gonna take that burp gun and I'm gonna jam it up your nose... and I'm gonna pull the trigger 'til it doesn't work any more.
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