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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.

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  1. Daniel Carney

    Novel

  2. Andrew V. McLaglen

    Director

  3. Reginald Rose

    Screenplay

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  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

  6. John Kani

    John Kani

    Sgt. Jesse Blake

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Status Released

Original Language -

Runtime 2h 14m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

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  • November 11, 1978
    R, Theatrical

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