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The Last Escape (1970)

G | | War, Drama | 6 May 1970 (USA)
The end of WW2. Allied forces enter a well-guarded German rocket base and kidnap among others the rocket scientist Dr. Von Heinken. When they try to get away they are followed both by ... See full summary »

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Lee Mitchell
John Collin ...
Sgt. Henry McBee
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Lt. Donald Wilcox
Pinkas Braun ...
Von Heinken
Günther Neutze ...
Maj. Hessel
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Karen Gerhardt
Patrick Jordan ...
Maj. Griggs
Johnny Briggs ...
Cpl. O'Connell
Harald Dietl ...
Maj. Petrov
Gerd Vespermann ...
Andy Pap ...
Curt
Andrew Lodge ...
Gregory
David Albert Taylor ...
Morse (as David Taylor)
Richard Abbott ...
Billings
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Jarvis
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The end of WW2. Allied forces enter a well-guarded German rocket base and kidnap among others the rocket scientist Dr. Von Heinken. When they try to get away they are followed both by Germans and Russians who both want to get their hands on the doctor. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Behind Enemy Lines...Nothing Could Stand In Their Way! See more »

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Den sidste flugt  »

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Most (if not all) of scenes where Mosquito aircraft are flying were taken from a 1964 Grauman movie entitled 633 Squadron. See more »

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The party were being followed by three Russian tanks for a number days. In all that time there was no sign of a fuel tanker. Tanks are very fuel hungry and would not have been able to sustain the pursuit without refueling. See more »

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Tannheuser Overture
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Music by Richard Wagner
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Aarrgh!
26 February 2005 | by (Adelaide, Australia) – See all my reviews

Probably one of the worst WWII action movies ever made...

Plot is minimal; characterization non-existent. Most of the movie seems to consist of two groups of men, both dressed in German uniforms, shooting each other with sub-machine guns.

The attack by Mosquito fighter-bombers seems to be footage lifted from the movie "633 Squadron". The Norwegian fjord looks awfully familiar, and so do some of the German anti-aircraft gunners.

Whitman, as leading man, is mind-numbingly uninspiring... like a poor man's Ronald Regan, only worse.

Avoid at all costs...


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