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Morituri (1965)

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A German living in India during World War II is blackmailed by the English to impersonate an SS officer on board a cargo ship leaving Japan for Germany carrying a large supply of rubber for... See full summary »

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Captain Mueller
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Esther
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Colonel Statter
Martin Benrath ...
Kruse
Hans Christian Blech ...
Donkeyman
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Dr. Ambach
Max Haufler ...
Branner
Rainer Penkert ...
Milkereit
William Redfield ...
Baldwin
Oscar Beregi Jr. ...
Admiral (as Oscar Beregi)
Martin Brandt ...
Nissen
Charles De Vries ...
Kurz
Carl Esmond ...
Busch
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Wilke
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Storyline

A German living in India during World War II is blackmailed by the English to impersonate an SS officer on board a cargo ship leaving Japan for Germany carrying a large supply of rubber for tyres. His mission is to disable the scuttling charges so the captain cannot sink the ship if they are stopped by English warships. Written by Daniel Bruce <danbec@one.net.au>

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german | ss | british | cargo ship | india | See All (36) »

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World War II, Espionage, adventure and human lives have never before been combined so explosively

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Action | Drama | Thriller | War

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September 1965 (Austria)  »

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Saboteur: Code Name Morituri  »

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The film's marketing boasted the surname alliteration of Brando and Brynner. The Marlon Brando and "Yul Brynner" alliteration is another example in film history of promotional star-team name alliteration - see also: Bogie and Bacall in four films; McQueen and McGraw in The Getaway (1972) and Baldwin and Bassinger in The Getaway (1994). See more »

Quotes

Robert Crain: Statter, you're a cold bastard.
Colonel Statter: I was born on a chilly island.
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Brando and Brynner at their best!!!!!!!!!!
9 December 2001 | by (miami,florida) – See all my reviews

Marlon Brando is just amazing in this intelligent film.Most people don't understand Brando's and Brynner's career choices during the sixties.But I think that as years go by,they will.Their ideas were way ahead of their time.Their talent and range were unbelievable.Every actor tries to imitate their intensity (deniro,penn,nolte,.....) with no success.Definitely the kings of acting.


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