They Came to Rob Las Vegas

They Came to Rob Las Vegas
Directed by Antonio Isasi
Produced by Nat Wachsberger
Antonio Isasi
Screenplay by
  • Antonio Isasi
  • Lluis Josep Comeron
  • Jorge Illa
  • Jo Eisinger
Based on the novel Les Hommes De Las Vegas
by André Lay
Music by Georges Garvarentz
Cinematography Juan Gelpí
Edited by Emilio Rodríguez
Distributed by Warner Bros.-Seven Arts (USA)
Release dates
  • October 31, 1968 (1968-10-31) (Spain)
  • February 5, 1969 (1969-02-05) (USA)
Running time
129 minutes

They Came to Rob Las Vegas is a 1968 crime film directed by Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi and starring Gary Lockwood, Elke Sommer, Lee J. Cobb, and Jack Palance.[1] A crime outfit plan a heist to rob a hi-tech truck containing $7 million in Las Vegas. Its Spanish title was Las Vegas 500 Milliones. Filming took place in California, Nevada, and Spain.


The wealthy Skorsky runs an armored-car service with high-tech surveillance and weaponry. He also has ties to a criminal organization and is being investigated by Douglas, a government law-enforcement agent.

Tony Ferris takes a job as a dealer in a Las Vegas casino to become acquainted with Ann Bennett, a compulsive gambler who works for Skorsky, a married man who has designs on her. At first she is offended at realizing that Tony seduced her simply to learn more about Skorsky's organization, but eventually she assists his plan to pull off a heist of an armored car in a remote part of the desert between Las Vegas and Los Angeles.



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