Ratings

TMDB Rating 6.9
IMDB Rating 6.8
RottenTomatoes Rating 67%

Financials

Revenue: $0

Budget: $10,000,000

Profit: - $-10,000,000


Movie Details

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Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Jul 5, 1978

Rating: R

Run Time: 2h 14m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United Kingdom , Switzerland

Production Companies: Richmond Productions


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Richard Burton

Richard Burton

Col. Allen Faulkner

Age : 58 | Popularity : 8%

Roger Moore

Roger Moore

Lt. Shawn Fynn

Age : 89 | Popularity : 25%

Richard Harris

Richard Harris

Capt. Rafer Janders

Age : 72 | Popularity : 18%

Hardy Krüger

Hardy Krüger

Lt. Pieter Coetze

Age : 93 | Popularity : 7%

Stewart Granger

Stewart Granger

Sir Edward Matherson

Age : 80 | Popularity : 10%

John Kani

John Kani

Sgt. Jesse Blake

Age : 77 | Popularity : 7%

Jack Watson

Jack Watson

RSM Sandy Young

Age : 84 | Popularity : 10%

Frank Finlay

Frank Finlay

Fr. Geoghagen

Age : 89 | Popularity : 15%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
Reginald Rose
Reginald Rose
Novel
Daniel Carney
Daniel Carney
Editing Editor
John Glen
John Glen
Camera Director of Photography
Jack Hildyard
Jack Hildyard
Directing Director
Andrew V. McLaglen
Andrew V. McLaglen
Production Producer
Euan Lloyd
Euan Lloyd
Location Manager
Ray Freeborn
Ray Freeborn
Unit Manager
Ray Freeborn
Ray Freeborn
Sound Original Music Composer
Roy Budd
Roy Budd
Crew Stunts
Bob Simmons
Bob Simmons
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