Hot Rock (1972): Peter Yates’ Caper Adventure, Starring Robert Redford

In this caper-adventure-comedy, directed by Peter Yates from a novel by Donald Westlake, Robert Redford leads a group of inept burglars into a big diamond job.

The great cast includes George Segal, Ron Leibman, Paul Sand, and Zero Mostel.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Film Editing: Frank P. Keller and Fred W. Berger

Oscar Awards: None

 

Oscar Context

The winner of the Editing Oscar was David Bretherton for Cabaret.

 

Rating: PG.

Running time: 103 Minutes.

Released: December 17, 1971

DVD: September 16, 2003