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Release Date:
29 October 1971 (West Germany) See more »
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It's The "Dirty Bunch" on Wheels! See more »
Plot:
Hell's Angels vs. the Viet Cong! Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Dumb--even for a biker film See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

William Smith ... Link Thomas
Bernie Hamilton ... Capt. Jackson

Adam Roarke ... Duke
Houston Savage ... Dirty Denny
Eugene Cornelius ... Speed (as Gene Cornelius)

Paul Koslo ... Limpy

John Garwood ... Sgt. Winston
Ana Corita ... Kim Sue
Lillian Margarejo ... Suriya
Paraluman ... Mama-San
Paul Nuckles ... Kowalski
Ronald C. Ross ... Lt. Hayworth (as Ronnie Ross)
Armando Lucero ... Screw
Fran Dinh Hy ... Charlie
Vic Diaz ... Diem-Nuc

Alan Caillou ... Albanian (as Allan Caillou)
Paquito Salcedo ... Tac Houn
Hernan Robles ... Inspector
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Von Deming ... Shillick (uncredited)

Randee Lynne Jensen ... Extra (uncredited)
Dan Kemp ... Maj. Thomas (uncredited)
Monica Phillips ... Black Baby (uncredited)

Jack Starrett ... Chet Davis (uncredited)

Directed by
Jack Starrett 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Alan Caillou 

Produced by
Vicente Nayve .... associate producer
Joe Solomon .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stu Phillips 
 
Cinematography by
Nonong Rasca 
 
Film Editing by
Richard K. Brockway  (as Richard Brockway)
James Moore 
 
Casting by
Pearl Kempton 
 
Production Design by
Hernado Balon 
 
Makeup Department
Carmelita Sioson .... hair stylist
Ricardo Villamin .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Vicente Nayve .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hernan Robles .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Hernado Balon .... set construction (as Hernando Balon)
Eduardo Urbano .... property master
 
Sound Department
Tinoy Corpuz .... boom operator
Jose Nidea Jr. .... cable person
Levy Principe .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Roger George .... special effects
Joe Zomar .... special effects (as Joe Zoomar)
 
Stunts
Gary McLarty .... bike stunts
Paul Nuckles .... bike stunts
Bobby Clark .... stunts (uncredited)
Von Deming .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Paul Nuckles .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Ronald C. Ross .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Julian Baltonado .... gaffer
Mario Cardona .... key grip (as Mario Carmona)
Hermo Santos .... camera operator (as Ermo Santos)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Vicente Cabrera .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Stu Phillips .... conductor
 
Other crew
Lopezinio Juban .... armory department chief (as Major Lopecino Juban)
Tom Moore .... script supervisor
Phill Norman .... titles
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Also Known As:
"The Losers" - USA (original title)
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Runtime:
95 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Goofs:
Factual errors: The Sgt. describes the submachine gun as a "Swedish 9 mm". It is in fact a Danish "Madsen M-50" smg.See more »
Quotes:
Link Thomas:If only one of us wants to break out of his life you make a criminal out of him!
Limpy:Come on, Link. Forget it! We will not get alive out of here!
Chet Davis:No! They will kill us all and nobody will care!
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Pulp Fiction (1994)See more »
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0 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Dumb--even for a biker film, 11 April 2013
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

Aside from "Werewolves on Wheels", "Nam's Angels" (aka "The Losers") is probably the dumbest biker film of its day. Now that's saying a lot, as there were MANY bad biker films and only a few good ones. It's a very strange genre that many folks today simply won't understand...and frankly, I lived during that era and STILL don't understand!

This film begins with a motorcycle gang (headed by William Smith) arriving in Vietnam during the war. They have been recruited to infiltrate territory where the Army isn't allowed--and they'll go using their motorcycles! Think about it--cycles through the jungle! But, before they go on their stupid mission, the guys do what you'd expect--get drunk and make it with local prostitutes. Overall, the film is cheap, makes zero sense and is pretty dull. If you love bad biker films, then this should be right up your alley--otherwise, you could only do better looking elsewhere.

By the way, 'Vietnam' in this film is actually the Philippines--a place where tons of horrible American-produced movies were made in the late 60s and early 70s.

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