The American Friend

The American Friend (1977)

Original Title: Der amerikanische Freund

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Mystery & Thriller, Made in Europe, Crime, Drama
2h 5min
Age rating


Dennis Hopper
Tom Ripley
Bruno Ganz
Jonathan Zimmermann
Lisa Kreuzer
Marianne Zimmermann
Gérard Blain
Raoul Minot
Samuel Fuller
The American
Sandy Whitelaw
Doctor in Paris
Jean Eustache
Friendly Man
Lou Castel
Andreas Dedecke
Daniel Zimmermann
David Blue
Allan Winter
Heinrich Marmann
Man on the Train
Enzo Robutti
Falling Man (uncredited)
Wim Wenders
Figure Wrapped in Plaster Bandages in Ambulance (uncredited)


Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.

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