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The Adventurers (1970)

The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Marcel Campion
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President Rojo
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Sue Ann Daley
Thommy Berggren ...
Sergei Nikovitch
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Caroline de Coyne
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Fat Cat
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Baron de Coyne
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Deborah Hadley (as Olivia De Havilland)
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Dax Xenos
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Dania Leonardi
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Jaime Xenos
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Amparo Rojo
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Mrs. Erickson
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Mr. James Hadley
Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ...
El Condor (as Jorge Martinez De Hoyos)
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The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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To excite each other they ignite the world! See more »


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25 March 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El mundo de los aventureros  »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)
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(70 mm prints)| (35 mm prints)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

George Hamilton and Alain Delon turned down the role of Dax Xenos. Mia Farrow was the original choice for Sue Ann Daley and Ali MacGraw also declined the role after disliking the script. See more »

Goofs

The second time the Lockheed Super Constellation is taking off the next shot shows the shadow of a Douglas DC-7, not the Super Constellation. The Super Constellation has three rudders, the DC-7 only one; the shadow shows only one rudder. See more »

Quotes

Girl journalist Belinda: Is it true you've made love to every woman in this room?
Dax Xenos: [eying her lustfully] Not yet...
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Referenced in Rolf De Heer (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Young Love
Written by Roger Chapman & John Whitney
Performed by Family
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This movie IS trash !
21 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

I bought it on video and it was so long it was on two tapes! So a lot of fast forwarding was needed for the countless war scenes. But it was worth the wait to get to the high sixties segments, the overall best being (for the plot totally unnecessary) the fashion shows! But oh, it was the films´ highlight. Super camp fashion numbers out of the blue but totally appropriate for a high gloss sixties movie. It was released 1970, I wonder if it all seemed a little out of date even then?

Loads of stars, even lesser like an early Jaclyn Smith and the underrated underused Angela Scoular (of On Her Majesties Secret Service). But the best is Candice Bergen. SO stunningly beautiful the screen almost melted and she did some fine acting even if she thought she hadn´t. She played a lesbian again and she ends up bitter and chain-smoking. (Hollywood logic).


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