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Villain (1971)

R
98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

In 1970s London, the Scotland Yard orchestrates the downfall of mob boss Vic Dakin after he crosses the line by blackmailing Members of Parliament.
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Writers
Dick Clement (screenplay) | Ian La Frenais (screenplay) | Al Lettieri (adaptation) | James Barlow (novel "The Burden of Proof")
Producers
Jay Kanter | Alan Ladd Jr. (as Alan Ladd Jr)
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Updated May 26, 1971

Release date
May 26, 1971 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Richard Burton
Vic Dakin Vic Dakin   See fewer
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Ian McShane
Wolfe Lissner Wolfe Lissner   See fewer
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Nigel Davenport
Bob Matthews Bob Matthews   See fewer
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Donald Sinden
Gerald Draycott Gerald Draycott   See fewer
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Fiona Lewis
Venetia Venetia   See fewer
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T.P. McKenna
Frank Fletcher Frank Fletcher   See fewer
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Joss Ackland
Edgar Lowis Edgar Lowis   See fewer
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Cathleen Nesbitt
Mrs. Dakin Mrs. Dakin   See fewer
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Colin Welland
Tom Binney Tom Binney   See fewer
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Tony Selby
Duncan Duncan   See fewer
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Ben Howard
Henry Henry   See fewer
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Clive Francis
Vivian Vivian   See fewer
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Stephen Sheppard
Benny Thompson Benny Thompson   See fewer
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Brook Williams
Kenneth Kenneth   See fewer
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Wendy Hutchinson
Mrs. Lowis Mrs. Lowis   See fewer
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Sheila White
Veronica Veronica   See fewer
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Shirley Cain
Mrs. Matthews Mrs. Matthews   See fewer
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Godfrey James
Car Lot Manager Car Lot Manager   See fewer
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Bonita Thomas
Strip Dancer Strip Dancer   See fewer
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Leslie Schofield
Detective Constable Detective Constable   See fewer
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David Webb
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Tony Adams
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pauline Chamberlain
Woman in Pub (uncredited) Woman in Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Comer
Waiter at House of Commons (uncredited) Waiter at House of Commons (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric Mason
Landlord (uncredited) Landlord (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Shannon
Heavy (uncredited) Heavy (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Spence
Old Man in Hospital Waiting Room (uncredited) Old Man in Hospital Waiting Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Standeven
MP in Harcourt Room (uncredited) MP in Harcourt Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 1,079 votes