topkapi Rating: 7.1/10 (7,286 votes)
Director: Jules Dassin
Writer: Monja Danischewsky / Eric Ambler
Stars: Melina Mercouri / Peter Ustinov / Maximilian Schell…
Duration: 120 min
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Crime / Thriller
Released: 02 Sep 1964 (France)
Plot: A small-time con-man with passport problems gets mixed up with a gang of world-class jewelry thieves plotting to rob the Topkapi museum in Istanbul. Turkish intelligence, suspecting arms smuggling, gets involved, and under pressure the con-man rises to heights he'd never dreamed of. Written by David Carroll