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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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Saboteur: Code Name Morituri  »

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Trivia

This is not the first movie with the title "Morituri" nor is it the first World War II movie with this title. Morituri (1948), a German film, was made seventeen years prior to this movie, and it was the first German film made after the war which was about the Second World War. See more »

Quotes

Robert Crain: Statter, you're a cold bastard.
Colonel Statter: I was born on a chilly island.
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Referenced in Undergrunnen (1966) See more »

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Gripping WWII film, very cool acting in tense situations
2 July 2002 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this film very much. Marlon Brando is in great form, if a little soft spoken. Handsom as ever. Yul Brynner is great also, though he is limited by the role. As "Pharoah", he was splendid. I will definitely watch this one again.


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