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The Reluctant Heroes (1971)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Drama, War  |  23 November 1971 (USA)
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During the Korean War, a newly commissioned lieutenant find that they are trapped when the enemy surrounds their position. He uses ancient tactics he remembers from his history books to try... See full summary »

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Lt. Parnell Murphy
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Pvt. Sam Rivera
Don Marshall ...
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Capt. Luke Danvers
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Cpl. Leroy Sprague
Richard Young ...
Pvt. Golden
Michael St. George ...
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During the Korean War, a newly commissioned lieutenant find that they are trapped when the enemy surrounds their position. He uses ancient tactics he remembers from his history books to try to get them out of it. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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An entertaining, light-hearted war movie.
7 July 2002 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

I first saw the Reluctant Heroes a couple of years after it was released. The story is about a unit of soldiers in Korea who are trapped behind enemy lines. Their Captain has been killed and the only officer left is a military historian who has no actual combat experience. He reluctantly takes charge and uses a number of interesting tricks learned from his studies to preserve the lives of the squad members and to accomplish their mission.

I would love to see this movie released on DVD or VHS.


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