6.1/10
50
6 user 1 critic

A Man Called Dagger (1968)

A wheelchair-bound mad scientist plots to revive the Third Reich. Secret agent Dick Dagger is assigned to stop him.

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Mad bikers storm through an Indian reservation just to have a good ol' time.

Director: Richard Rush
Stars: Robert Walker Jr., Joanna Frank, John Garwood
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A Vietnam vet and former social radical is conflicted by his desire to become a teacher and his sympathy with anti-establishment student protests.

Director: Richard Rush
Stars: Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen, Robert F. Lyons
Thunder Alley (1967)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Stock car racer Tommy Callahan is forced to join Pete Madsen's thrill circus after his blackouts cause a fatal accident that gets him thrown off the circuit. He shows Pete's daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Rush
Stars: Annette Funicello, Fabian, Diane McBain
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

San Francisco police detectives Freebie and Bean are determined to bust local crime boss Red Meyers at any cost, even if this means destroying the whole city in the process.

Director: Richard Rush
Stars: Alan Arkin, James Caan, Loretta Swit
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Richard Rush
Stars: Tab Hunter, Luis Prendes, Gustavo Rojo
Psych-Out (1968)
Drama | Music | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A deaf runaway arrives in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury hippie district looking for her missing brother.

Director: Richard Rush
Stars: Susan Strasberg, Dean Stockwell, Jack Nicholson
The Stunt Man (1980)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A fugitive stumbles on a movie set just when they need a new stunt man, takes the job as a way to hide out, and falls for the leading lady.

Director: Richard Rush
Stars: Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, Barbara Hershey
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

At first gas station attendant Poet is happy when the Hells Angels gang finally accepts him. But he's shocked when he learns just how brutal they are.

Director: Richard Rush
Stars: Adam Roarke, Jack Nicholson, Sabrina Scharf
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

American engineer Steve Corey comes to Mexico to work at one of the mining projects owned by Katherine Beckman and her half-brother Paul. He meets Katherine, and the man he is replacing, ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Rush
Stars: Merle Oberon, Steve Cochran, Curd Jürgens
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Unmarried teenage lovers turn to desperate measures after their clandestine tryst results in an unplanned pregnancy.

Director: Richard Rush
Stars: Jennifer West, Richard Evans, Warren Parker
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Dick Dagger
...
Harper Davis
Jan Murray ...
Rudolph Koffman / Hans Leitel
...
Ingrid
Eileen O'Neill ...
Erica
Maureen Arthur ...
Joy
...
Karl Rainer
...
Otto
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mimi Dillard ...
Girl in Auto
Martha Luttrell ...
Ingrid's Girl
Diane Neff ...
Ingrid's Girl
Margie Nelson ...
Ingrid's Girl
Ido Rosen ...
The salesman
Bruno VeSota ...
Dr. Grulik
Edit

Storyline

A wheelchair-bound mad scientist plots to revive the Third Reich. Secret agent Dick Dagger is assigned to stop him.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Sharpest Secret Agent of Them All! See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 May 1968 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Why Spy?  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Metrocolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Lionpower from MGM (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Rock the Boat
Sung by Maureen Arthur
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Neither too bad nor very-very
17 June 2016 | by See all my reviews

In general, I prefer European films to those made in USA, are superior to all intents and purposes. But after seeing this film and then reading those 4 negative reviews here on IMDb, I must write in this: I recommend to those who wrote the 4 reviews, to watch some eurospy movies (James Bond type films made exclusively in Europe, excepting United Kingdom), most are much worse than this film (I saw over a hundred). And now, my own review: This "A Man Called Dagger" (1968) has much in common with the original James Bond movies. First, the music signed Steve Allen, sounds almost note for note with the original theme signed by John Barry. Then, Richard Kiel, before playing in "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977) and "Moonraker" (1979). The script, written after the Bond recipe. Richard Rush is a director with a keen sense of humor. As Paul Mantee, who plays Dick Dagger, some kind of a restrained, discreet and, especially, very peaceful, non aggressive, James Bond. Jan Murray is not bad at all as the villain Rudolph Koffman / Hans Leitel and all the actresses, Terry Moore, Sue Ane Langdon, Eileen O'Neill, Maureen Arthur, are funny. Everything is a fine parody.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?