|The Olsen Gang|
|Directed by||Erik Balling|
|Written by|| Henning Bahs |
|Produced by||Bo Christensen|
|Starring|| Ove Sprogøe |
|Edited by||Ole Steen Nielsen|
|Distributed by||Nordisk Film|
The Olsen Gang (Danish : Olsen-banden) is a 1968 Danish comedy film directed by Erik Balling and starring Ove Sprogøe, Morten Grunwald, and Poul Bundgaard. This was the first film in the Olsen-banden -series. 
The plot involves the Olsen Gang as they plan to become millionaires. The film starts by Egon being arrested for trying to rob a store, while the others, Kjeld and Benny, run away. After Egon is set free, the gang plan on stealing a golden statue which is worth 12 million. After some planning, the gang sets the plan in action and steal the golden statue. On their way to the airport, their car runs out of gas and the police come take the car (with the statue in it). Constantly chased by Mortensen, they manage to get the statue back and hide it in Kjeld's daughter's pram. Unfortunately, Kjeld's wife Yvonne is mad at Kjeld for letting the family wait at the airport, as well as leaving the pram outside on the sidewalk and takes it away and plans on going back to her mother.
The gang now chases after Yvonne (with Mortensen on their tail) and finally succeed on getting the pram back. After almost getting caught, Egon makes a little speech, just before he realizes that the statue is not in the pram. Egon goes mad and leaves Benny and Kjeld behind while he chases after Yvonne. Kjeld and Benny however walk back home with the pram. It then turns out that Yvonne didn't go to her mother after all but came back to Kjeld while Benny is driven home by Ulla. Egon is caught by the police on the ferry where Yvonne was supposed to be. Two years later Egon is released and the gang continues to break the law by selling bananas outside the Copenhagen government building.
The Olsen Gang is a Danish comedy film series created by Danish director Erik Balling and special effects expert Henning Bahs about the eponymous fictional criminal gang. The gang's leader is the criminal genius and habitual offender Egon Olsen and his accomplices are Benny and Kjeld. The gang members are harmless, extremely rarely target ordinary citizens, and never deliberately use violence. The first film came in 1968; during the next thirty years a total of fourteen films were made.
Ove Wendelboe Sprogøe Petersen was a Danish actor.
Walter Morten Grunwald was a Danish actor, stage director and theatre manager.
Egon Olsen is a fictional character in the Danish Olsenbanden film series as well as in the Norwegian remake. He is portrayed by Ove Sprogøe in the Danish version and by Arve Opsahl in the Norwegian. In the Swedish version of the series, Jönssonligan, his part was taken by the character Charles Ingvar "Sickan" Jönsson, played by Gösta Ekman.
Onkel Joakims hemmelighed, also known as Nyhavns glade gutter, is a 1967 Danish family film directed by Carl Ottosen and starring Gunnar Lauring.
Soldaterkammerater på bjørnetjeneste is a 1968 Danish comedy film directed by Carl Ottosen and starring Preben Kaas.
Martha is a 1967 Danish comedy film directed by Erik Balling and starring Ove Sprogøe. It enjoys a cult following.
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Revolution My A is a 1970 Danish film directed by Erik Balling and starring Ove Sprogøe.
Ballade på Christianshavn is a 1971 Danish family comedy film directed by Erik Balling, and starring Poul Reichhardt. Karl Stegger won a Bodil Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as caretaker Frederiksen.
The Olsen Gang's Big Score is a 1972 Danish comedy film directed by Erik Balling and starring Ove Sprogøe. The film was the fourth in the Olsen-banden-series.
The Olsen Gang on the Track is a 1975 Danish comedy film directed by Erik Balling and starring Ove Sprogøe. The film was the seventh in the Olsen-banden-series.
The Olsen Gang Over the Hill is a 1981 Danish comedy film directed by Erik Balling and starring Ove Sprogøe.
The Olsen Gang Goes Crazy is a 1973 Danish comedy film directed by Erik Balling and starring Ove Sprogøe. This was the fifth film in the Olsen Gang-series.
The Last Exploits of the Olsen Gang is a 1974 Danish comedy film directed by Erik Balling and starring Ove Sprogøe, Morten Grunwald, Poul Bundgaard and Kirsten Walther. This was the sixth film in the Olsen Gang-series, and at the time of production it was meant to be the last. It was selected as the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 47th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
Churchillparken is a public park in Copenhagen, Denmark, occupying a tract of land between Kastellet, a 17th-century fortress, and the street Esplanaden. Located on the former esplanade which used to surround Kastellet, the area has a long history as a greenspace but received its current name in 1965 to commemorate Winston Churchill and the British assistance in the liberation of Denmark during World War II.
The Olsen Gang Sees Red is a 1976 Danish comedy film directed by Erik Balling and starring Ove Sprogøe, Morten Grunwald and Poul Bundgaard. The film was the eighth in the Olsen Gang-series, and was selected as the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 49th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
The Olsen Gang's Last Trick is a 1998 Danish comedy film directed by Tom Hedegaard and Morten Arnfred, and starring Ove Sprogøe. The film was the 14th and last in the Olsen Gang-series.
The Olsen Gang in Jutland is a 1971 Danish comedy film directed by Erik Balling and starring Ove Sprogøe. The film was the third installment in the Olsen Gang-series.
Olsen-banden Junior is a 2001 Danish family-comedy heist film. It is a prequel to the long running Danish film series Olsen-banden, and an implementation of the concept used by the Swedish Olsen-banden remakes prequels Lilla Jönssonligan. The film is also a sequel to the Christmas calendar Olsen-bandens første kup from 1999. The film premiered on December 14, 2001. The film was a moderate success compared to the original series and the Swedish and Norwegian equivalents. The film later received a novelization of the same name.