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Moonfire (1970)

PG | | Action, Adventure, Drama | July 1970 (USA)
Truckers battle a Nazi who has hidden out in Mexico. Subplot involves the disappearance of a reclusive billionaire.

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Sam Blue
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Robert W. Morgan
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The Farmer
Dayton Lummis ...
Fuentes
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Lazaro (as Joaquin Martinez)
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Hawkins
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ...
Pedro (as Rudolfo Hoyos)
Jose Gonzales-Gonzales ...
Jesus (as Jose Gonzales Gonzales)
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Larry Benjamin
Patricia Magrini ...
Benjamin's Secretary
Duncan Inches ...
Benjamin's Assistant #1
Jack Dickson ...
Benjamin's Assistant #2
Rod Bird ...
Messenger
Sandy Rosenthal ...
Ira Morris
Ira Morris ...
Message Reader in Truck Stop
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Truckers battle a Nazi who has hidden out in Mexico. Subplot involves the disappearance of a reclusive billionaire.

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A masterpiece worthy of Tommy Wassau
7 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

Quite erroneously, many critics believe "The Room" to be greatest, best acted, directed and thematically consistent film ever made. In fact, this credit goes to "Moonfire". How this film didn't win every category at the 1970 Academy Awards is a sad indictment of an industry which rejects films merely because no sane person would willingly sit through to completion. Adjusted for inflation, the budget of this film was the equivalent of $1.38 million US dollars. On that money, lesser films like "Sex, Lies, and Videotape" could only wrangle up a meager $24 million and an Oscar. Truly, if you are searching through a thrift store offering 20 cent films, there could be no better choice than "Moonfire".


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