R | | Crime, Thriller
The synthetic fuel production formula, invented by the Nazis at the end of World War II, is sought after by some who aim to sell it, and by others who wish to destroy it.
This was the final movie for Marlon Brando before his self-imposed retirement from acting. Brando did not appear in another movie until "A Dry White Season (1989)."
You see, professor, I'm a little tired of being lied to and shot at. And your phony nostalgia about the good old days doesn't impress me.
Siebold: Don't play the sanctimonious American with me, mister. In all the years of the war, in all the great Allied ...
At the beginning of The Formula, a Nazi General is given the task of driving a truck to the Swiss border. In the next scene the truck has been captured by the US Army. The scene is shot in the snow. This is supposed to take place in the first week of May 1945. There is nowhere that would be covered in snow between Berlin and the Swiss border in May, even if he went the long way i.e. via Austria.
English, Spanish, German
$842,985 21 December 1980