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Assault on the Wayne (1971)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller | War | Action  -  12 January 1971 (USA)
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At the height of the Cold War an American nuclear submarine is sabotaged and its anti-ballistic missile guidance system is stolen by enemy agents posing as US Navy crew members.

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At the height of the Cold War an American nuclear submarine is sabotaged and its anti-ballistic missile guidance system is stolen by enemy agents posing as US Navy crew members.

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Short and suspenseful
5 December 2000 | by (Storuman, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Many recent moviemakers should study some of the TV-movies that were made for American television back in the 1970´s. This one is, like many other of its kind, only about 72 minutes long, which means that the story has to pick up speed straight from the beginning.

There is no time for longeurs and too many subplots, which means that the film is very effective and straightforward in its storytelling.

"Assault..." is an exciting and well-made little suspensor, with plot twists and a couple of famous actors, which makes it satisfying entertainment.


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