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Flight to Fury (1964)

Stolen diamonds spark a deadly drama involving a group of strangers in the Philippine jungle.

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Joe Gaines
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Destiny Cooper
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Jay Wickham
Joseph Estrada ...
Garuda
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Lorgren
Jacqueline Hellman ...
Gloria Walsh (as Jaclyn Hellman)
Juliet Pardo ...
Lei Ling
John Hackett ...
Al Ross
Vic Uematsu
Lucien Pan ...
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Henry Duval
Serafin Sikat ...
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Jose Dagumboy ...
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Robert Arevalo
Jennings Sturgeon ...
Bearded Man
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Stolen diamonds spark a deadly drama involving a group of strangers in the Philippine jungle.

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One of two movies directed by Monte Hellman and starring Jack Nicholson that were shot on location in the Philippines in 1964. The other being "Back Door to Hell." See more »

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Jay Wickham: You know anything about death?
Gloria Walsh: Death?
Jay Wickham: Yeah, you know, death.
Gloria Walsh: Are you interested in death?
Jay Wickham: It's something that we all go through, at least once.
Gloria Walsh: Can't deny that.
Jay Wickham: People do.
Gloria Walsh: I don't think so.
Jay Wickham: Man spends millions, maybe billions of dollars a year on booze, drugs, women, religion, psychiartrists, you name it, just to obscure the fact of his ultimate demise.
Gloria Walsh: Well, what should you do, think about it day and night?
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thrilla in Manila
14 May 2013 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Although very much a B picture, Monte Hellman's "Flight to Fury" is still worth seeing. It's best known as one of Jack Nicholson's early movies but it still has kind of an interesting plot. Nicholson plays one of a group of people after a fortune in the Philippine jungle. The beginning of the movie is a little slow but it picks up once they board the plane and the real action begins in the jungle.

Aside from Nicholson, the cast includes Dewey Martin and Fay Spain. Spain is best known as Hyman Roth's wife in "The Godfather Part 2" (so she starred in an obscure B movie from the '60s but also in a Best Picture winner). There's also Vic Díaz, whom Quentin Tarantino calls the Filipino Peter Lorre, and Joseph Estrada, who later became president of the Philippines.

It's definitely an interesting movie. Jack Nicholson showed a slight tinge of the sarcastic attitude that he brought to his more famous roles.


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