Overview

A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and due for execution. Just when the team has performed a perfect rescue, the multinational does a deal with the vicious dictator leaving the mercenary band to escape under their own steam and exact revenge.

  1. Andrew V. McLaglen

    Director

  2. Daniel Carney

    Novel

  3. Reginald Rose

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Burton

    Richard Burton

    Col. Allen Faulkner

  2. Roger Moore

    Roger Moore

    Lt. Shawn Fynn

  3. Richard Harris

    Richard Harris

    Capt. Rafer Janders

  4. Hardy Krüger

    Hardy Krüger

    Lt. Pieter Coetze

  5. Stewart Granger

    Stewart Granger

    Sir Edward Matherson

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 11, 1978
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 14m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue -

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