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The Last Grenade (1970)

M | | Drama, War | March 1970 (USA)
Two soldiers of fortune, Harry Grigsby and Kip Thompson, used to be the best of friends when they fought side by side in the Congo. But now Kip has changed sides and Grigsby does not ... See full summary »

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Maj. Harry Grigsby
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Kip Thompson
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Katherine Whiteley
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Gen. Charles Whiteley
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Joe Jackson
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Gordon Mackenzie
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Lt. David Coulson
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Andy Royal
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Terry Mitchell
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Two soldiers of fortune, Harry Grigsby and Kip Thompson, used to be the best of friends when they fought side by side in the Congo. But now Kip has changed sides and Grigsby does not forgive him for what he regards as a betrayal, all the more as Thompson now turns his guns against Grigsby's troops and, accordingly, against his former friend. While he is London recovering from tuberculosis, Rigby is assigned a new mission that he gladly accepts: to eliminate Thompson, now in Hong Kong causing tensions with neighboring China by creating border incidents... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Richard Attenborough (General Charles Whiteley) would later direct John Thaw (Terry Mitchell) in both Cry Freedom (1987) and Chaplin (1992). See more »

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The 47 Year Old Richard Attenborough
18 November 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Having appeared in films such as 'The Great Escape', 'Guns at Batasi', 'Flight of the Phoenix' and 'Dr. Dolittle', as well as making his directorial debut in 'Oh! What a Lovely War', Dickie Attenborough continued to act in films like this one in between directing his own. This was made just before he directed 'Young Winston'.


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